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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Directed by:
Ken Hughes

"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" (also known as "Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", "Tschitti Tschitti Bäng Bäng") is a Family/Comedy/Musical/Fantasy film directed by Ken Hughes, and written by Roald Dahl (screenplay) and Richard Maibaum (additional dialogue), released on December 18 of 1968 in the USA , starring Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Anna Quayle, Benny Hill and James Robertson Justice.

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Who directed "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang":

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was directed by Ken Hughes, a director, writer, and producer.

Before making Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Ken Hughes had directed Casino Royale, released in 1967, Of Human Bondage (1964), The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960), The House Across the Lake (1954). Since, he directed Cromwell, released in 1970, The Internecine Project (1974), Sextette (1978), Night School (1981).

When was "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" released:

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was first released on Wednesday, December 18, 1968, in the United States. Also released on this day were The Devil Rides Out (dir. Terence Fisher), Hell in the Pacific (dir. John Boorman), and El Hombre que mat a Billy el Nio (dir. Julio Buchs). This was fifty-one (51) years ago.

It has been released on Monday, December 16, 1968 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, December 25, 1968 in France; Friday, March 14, 1969 in Germany; Saturday, January 18, 1969 in Italy; Thursday, December 19, 1968 in Australia and on Saturday, December 21, 1968 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang":

At the casting of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang we find Dick Van Dyke, previously seen in Never a Dull Moment (1968) and Fitzwilly (1967); Sally Ann Howes (The Admirable Crichton (1957), The History of Mr. Polly (1949)); Lionel Jeffries (Camelot (1967), Rocket to the Moon (1967)) [ more... ]

  • Barbara Windsor, Victor Maddern and Arthur Mullard also appeared in On the Fiddle, released in 1961.
  • Lionel Jeffries, Davy Kaye and Arthur Mullard also worked together in The Wrong Arm of the Law, released in 1963.
  • James Robertson Justice, Victor Maddern and Arthur Mullard also appeared in Pool of London, released in 1951.

What is the Storyline of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang":

The time is an unspecified year in the 1910s. Jeremy and Jemima Potts are playing in a wrecked car in Mr. Coggins' junkyard. The wreck, as Mr. Coggins explains to a potential customer, had won a number of Grand Prix races in its past life as a racecar, before it crashed. The customer says that he will buy the car for salvage; Coggins agrees, much to the disappointment of the children.

On the way home, the children meet the beautiful Truly, who demands to know why they are not in school. [...]

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