Chitty Chitty Bang Bang(1968)
It Was Just An Old Neglected Car. Who Could Have Guessed...
Writers: Roald Dahl (screenplay), Ian Fleming (novel), Ken Hughes (screenplay), Richard Maibaum (additional dialogue)
A hapless inventor finally finds success with a flying car, which a dictator from a foreign government sets out to take for himself.
Plot: An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands on it.
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.
Did you know: Heather Ripley recalled that she did not realize until much later that Dick Van Dyke was an alcoholic when the film was made.
Studios: Dramatic Features, Warfield