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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ can’t show Walt Disney smoking

At a gala screening of Saving Mr. Banks over the weekend, the filmmakers explained why they were unable to showcase Walt Disney’s intense addiction to tobacco: it’s due to Disney studios’ somewhat ironic ‘no smoking’ rules. The flick concerns Walt’s (Tom Hanks) efforts to score the Mary Poppins rights from author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson). Director John Lee Hancock […]

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