Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Lionel Jeffreys. He gave one of his best performances in this film.
Yes. Not only could Chitty fly she could also float like a boat as well.
My Favourite Things. My favourite things came from "The Sound of Music."
Benny Hill. Benny made a wonderful toymaker and shows how he was a great actor as well as a comedian
Dick Van Dyke. Christopher Plummer was the star of "The Sound of Music."
Yes. The sweets were long poles with holes in which when blown gave off a delightful toot.
Mr Coggins. Mr Coggins was going to sell the car to a scrap merchant until the children asked him to wait until they asked there father. Professor Potts made the money for the car at the fair.
Jemima and Jeremy. The children played a very important part in the film.
he owns a candy factory. Their last name is Scrumptious. What a fitting name for someone who
knows all about candy!
toot sweets. These yummy candies that whistle call the town dogs to the Truly's
father's candy factory where they run wild!
they skipped school. The children are played by Heather Ripley and Adrian Hall.
cherry-peach parfait. Truly is played by beautiful Sally Ann Howes.
Benny Hill. Robert Helpman plays the evil child catcher all dressed in black. Would you climb in his truck for a "free ice cream"? That's what he offers the children to get them to come in to his wagon. Vulgaria is a place where the Baron and Baroness don't like children. All the children live in the water system.
float and fly. The car magically flies Mr. Potts, Truly, Jeremy and Jemima to Vulgaria.
Caractacus. The elder Mr. Potts is mistaken for his son and is kidnapped by the King of Vulgaria to create a car for him, just like Chitty!
Dick Van Dyke. The musical, acting and dancing talents of Dick Van Dyke are evident in this film! He can also be seen as a jolly chimney sweep in "Mary Poppins".
Ian Fleming. This 1968 MGM film is truly a classic! It's quite different from the
James Bond stories he did.
Best Song. The theme song of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" was nominated.
|Does the movie end with Caractacus and Truly flying over the windmill in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"?||Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!
Yes. So...how much of Caractacus' story was a story and how much was real?
Daddy and Truly got married.. The children wanted Caractacus and Truly to get married.
They swam.. The two spies were dumped from the zeppelin when it needed to lose some weight in order to fly. They finally made it to Vulgaria in time to see the revolt.
24 hours. He put Grandpa in the dungeon with other inventors and told him he had 24 hours to build a floating car.
|When Caractacus and gang were hiding out in the toymaker's shop, did they disguise themselves as stuffed animals?||Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!
No. They were disguised as jack-in-the-boxes.
Grandpa. The two spies thought Grandpa was the inventor of Chitty and had him kidnapped.
|Caractacus tells the children and Truly that the evil Baron Bomburst was sailing there to steal "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang". From what country was Bomburst?||Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!
Vulgaria. Gilder and Florin are both from "The Princess Bride" and, of course, Transylvania is from the story of Count Dracula. Bomburst is from Vulgaria, the land that hates children.
|After days and days of work to create the wonderful car called "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", Caractacus takes his children and Truly to the beach. As he was telling them a story, the tide came in. What amazing thing did Chitty do?||Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!
It released a raft to float upon.. Apparently the inventor didn't realize he had included a raft when he rebuilt Chitty! "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" flew away later in the movie.
|Caractacus wanted to have the 30 shillings to buy his children's car before it went off to the junk heap. He went to the carnival with a special invention to make that money. What was his invention supposed to do?||Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!
cut hair. His hair cutting contraption wasn't very good. The poor man who got his hair cut with it got more than he bargained for!
Edison. Edison, the Potts family dog, was a very nice sheepdog. He could also hold a whistle in his mouth and blow. Good for him!
Yes. The candy had holes in it, apparently the sugar was cooked at too high a temperature (according to Truly). Caractacus thought it was a waste until his dog caused it to whistle. Toot Sweets were born! Too bad the high pitch called to every dog in the neighborhood! Later he would sell them to Scrumptious as Woof Sweets for dogs. He had told Scrumptious' secretary that their name was Whistling Sweets.
|At the beginning, Truly nearly runs down the Potts children when they run across the road. This unfortunately leads poor Truly to drive her car into the pond. What color is Truly's car, before it gets all muddy?||Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!
yellow. Truly has a very nice yellow car. She had no trouble getting the car out of the pond in this instance, later in the movie she can't. The Ford Motor Company provided the vehicles used in this movie.
In his hut. Grandpa was constantly going on exciting adventures to India and Alaska, among others. Of course, all of these adventures took place in his hut, which was a part of the chicken coop. Who says adults can't pretend?