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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) was a Musical - Comedy Film directed by Ken Hughes and produced by Albert R. Broccoli and Stanley Sopel.

Academy Awards 1968 --- Ceremony Number 41 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. ShermanNominated
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Hayley Mills & The Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Windmill

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 10, 2018 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Every fan of the 1968 musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang remembers inventor Caractacus Potts' beautiful workshop, but what many do not know is that the windmill where it was filmed was once owned by Hayley Mills, the star of numerous Walt Disney films of the 1960s. In 1967, producer Albert "Cubby" Br... Read full article


Baron von Bomburst of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ( 1968 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on May 20, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"I vaaahnt dat caaar!" When Baron von Bomburst wants something you can be sure he'll get it, for his minions will go to any length to satisfy the childish whims of their dictator, or else.....their heads would roll! Baron von Bomburst is different than your usual villain because he doesn't look d... Read full article


Baron von Bomburst of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ( 1968 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on May 20, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"I vaaahnt dat caaar!" When Baron von Bomburst wants something you can be sure he'll get it, for his minions will go to any length to satisfy the childish whims of their dictator, or else.....their heads would roll! Baron von Bomburst is different than your usual villain because he doesn't look d... Read full article


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ( 1968 ) - The Story of the Motorcar

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 24, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

The Classic Movie Blog Association is currently hosting the Planes, Trains and Automobiles blogathon from Oct. 19-24th and we decided to take a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most iconic movie cars ever built - Chitty. In 1967, Albert "Cubby" Broccoli assembled a stellar cast and crew to fil... Read full article


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang ( 1968 ) - The Story of the Motorcar

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 24, 2015 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

The Classic Movie Blog Association is currently hosting the Planes, Trains and Automobiles blogathon from Oct. 19-24th and we decided to take a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most iconic movie cars ever built - Chitty. In 1967, Albert "Cubby" Broccoli assembled a stellar cast and crew to fil... Read full article


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Quotes from

Grandpa: Coggins? He's so mean he wouldn't light your pipe if his house was on fire.


Truly Scrumptious: Wh-what are you going to do?
Caractacus Pott: I'm going to carry you.
Truly Scrumptious: Oh dear. Must you?
Caractacus Pott: Well, unless you'd rather ride piggyback.


Child Catcher: Come along, kiddie-winkies!


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Facts about

Dick Van Dyke had appeared in several Disney movies prior to this. In a press release he quipped, "This will out-Disney Disney." This comment angered the Disney studio and, as a result of this, he did not appear in any Disney film for a number of years.
The name Toot Sweet is a play on "tout suite", a French expression meaning "right away" or "quickly".
Dick Van Dyke's character was named for Caractacus, the last independent ruler of England before the Roman conquest of southern England.
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