Travers did, in fact, cry throughout the premiere of Mary Poppins in 1964.
When Travers barrels into that office, we should have gotten a glimpse of what Walt Disney was really like behind closed doors.
Disney, furious, told Travers “that ship had sailed,” and the two never spoke again, according to The New York Times.
For 20 years, Travers refused to grant the rights to Disney.
Even so, it represents a point of no return for Will Travers and the show itself.
She took pleasure in keeping her wits about her, and Mr. Travers used them as if they were his own.
He was thinking of the interview he had just had with Mr. Travers.
Travers Gladwin felt a sharp pang of remorse and hated himself for his break.
Mr Travers had said “America,” and the word had a terrible significance.
He used language to the town hall porter which would have lifted every separate hair from Mr. Travers's head.