G | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land.
According to several people, including Dick Van Dyke, Ken Hughes was a talented 'action' director, but he wasn't good at directing people, especially children. Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, and members of the crew had to entertain the children and guide them through their performances.
Wh-what are you going to do?
Caracticus Potts: I'm going to carry you.
Truly Scrumptious: Oh... oh, dear. Must you?
Caracticus Potts: Well, unless you'd rather ride piggyback.
In the scrap yard, Chitty's front wheel (and probably axle) are clearly damaged, which means it's not roadworthy. When Potts brings it home, it's undamaged and running freely on a tow.
Also shown in a Sing-a-Long version.
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