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"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Author: Ian Fleming
Illustrator: John Burningham
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication Date: 1964
ISBN: 978-0763666781
Lexile Level: 710

One of my favorite Dick Van Dyke movies of all time is the classic… 585 more words


Heavens four-fendered!

Well today I find myself among the same ageing exhibits as my old favourite, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, wings at the ready. What a beast! What memories of inventors, toy makers and an excellent child catcher (sadly nowhere to be seen at the Thinktank Museum in Birmingham today). 67 more words

"Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (United Artists, 1968)

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was a British musical adventure fantasy film written by author Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes (who also directed the film) and was based loosely on Ian Fleming’s 1964 novel Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. 80 more words


150 Timeless Movies: A Review

Any list of how ever many timeless/best is sure to be heavily dependent on the opinions of one or more people. Susan Granger the author of this book has the background to give strong foundation to her opinions. 321 more words

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang #1), by Ian Fleming

Eight stars

While most famous for his work on creating Agent 007, Ian Fleming wrote this classic children’s story many years ago, which entertains as much as it captures the interest of many young readers. 480 more words

Great Reads!

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: Truly Scrumptious!

For my first theatre trip of 2017, I was surprised with tickets to see the touring production of Ian Fleming’s Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Lowry Theatre in Salford Quays. 816 more words

Charlotte Wakefield

Transmission 56: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2018)

This week Jason is driven nearly mad, Patrick is impressed by grown men dancing with sticks, and we try to figure out the bounds of Dick Van Dyke’s fantasies.   55 more words