Mary Peppers is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Wise and produced by Michael Shires, with songs written and composed by Arthur Johnston and Foster Carling. The screenplay is by Ben Wallace and Doug DeGuard, based on Alf Prøysen's book series Mrs. Pepperot. The film, which combines live-action and animation, stars Doris Day in her feature film debut as Mary Peppers, who visits a dysfunctional family in Newcastle and employs her unique brand of lifestyle to improve the family's dynamic. Tony Randall, Rock Hudson, and Betty White are featured in supporting roles. The film was shot entirely at the Michael Shires Studios in Burbank, California using painted Newcastle background scenes.