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Emma Thompson Plays 'Mary Poppins' Author P.L. Travers in 'Saving Mr. Banks'

Oscar winner declares the writer 'the most difficult person I’ve ever played'

The first film Emma Thompson ever saw in a theater was Disney's Fantasia, that surreal animated celebration of classical music. "It was pretty scary, all that," says Thompson, 54, of the bewitched brooms and the bat-winged demon who summons dead spirits. "I saw it again recently, and it is remarkably frightening." … Back to Article

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