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Dick Van Dyke, figure of the mythical Mary Poppins, victim of an accident at the wheel of his car at 97


The American comedian hit a gate with his vehicle on March 22. Very slightly injured, he will have to undergo a driving test.

For lovers of

Mary Poppins

(1964), he is and will remain Bert, the cheerful singing chimney sweep from Robert Stevenson's film produced by Disney studios.

The comedian Dick Van Dyke, still as lively at 97 spring, has just been the victim of a car accident.

According to the TMZ


, it was while parking his vehicle on March 22 that the nonagenarian actor hit a gate.

But fortunately, the injuries caused by the shock would be only light.

This accident would have been caused by a heavy rain which fell down on Los Angeles, yesterday Wednesday.

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According to the media across the Atlantic, Dick Van Dyke was not hospitalized despite a slight concussion that led to bleeding from the nose and mouth.

After this incident, however, he will have to submit, 97 years oblige, to a driving test, still according to



The mythical musical scene of Dick Van Dyke alias Bert in

Mary Poppins

(1964) by Robert Stevenson

A polymorphic mountebank

A true figure of Hollywood's golden age, Dick Van Dyke sang a kind of hymn to the beautiful profession of chimney sweep in Robert Stevenson's first

Mary Poppins

, which immortalized the delicious Julie Andrews.

The actor who is still playing at almost a hundred years in American series or telecrochets, is a polymorphic mountebank.

Radio host, cabaret entertainer, he also knows how to sing.

His admirers repeat over and over again that even before Mary Poppins, in 1963, George Sidney's musical

Bye Bye Birdie

made his talent shine in the astonished eyes of the American public.

And since then he has never left the ramp.

A breathtaking montage dedicated to the facetious Dick Van Dyke

Source: lefigaro

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