Dick Van Dyke Part Two
I have The Dick Van Dyke Show, on iTunes and now I can see it whenever I want. Dick Van Dyke Part Two, is about films and I have Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Mary Poppins, and Bye Bye Birdy, so I’m a big fan. I also have his albums, which you can hear on on the bottom of this blog.
Van Dyke began his film career by playing the role of Albert J. Peterson in the film version of Bye Bye Birdie (1963). Despite his unhappiness with the adaptation— its focus differed from the stage version in that the story now centered on a previously supporting character — the film was a success. That same year, Van Dyke was cast in two roles: as the chimney sweep Bert, and as bank chairman Mr. Dawes Senior, in Walt Disney‘s Mary Poppins (1964). For his scen...