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Gift Idea: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang DVD/Blu-Ray Combo

Posted Nov 26 2010 10:44pm

If you know someone who loves a good classic film than Chitty Chitty Bang Bang would make an excellent Christmas gift!


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Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls start your engines. You're about to take an incredible ride with one of the most wonderful family films of all time! Now celebrating its 30th anniversary, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has never looked or sounded ( more . . . )
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls start your engines. You're about to take an incredible ride with one of the most wonderful family films of all time! Now celebrating its 30th anniversary, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has never looked or sounded better. Dick Van Dyke stars as eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts, who creates an extraordinary car called Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. It not only drives but also flies and floats as it leads him, his two children and his beautiful lady friend, Truly Scrumptious (Sally Ann Howes), into a magical world of pirates, castles and endless adventure.



Directors: Ken Hughes
MPAA Rating: G (General Audiences)
Originally Released: 1968
Run Time: 142 minutes
Disc 1: Remastered Blu-ray Feature with newly upgraded 7.1 audio

* *   All-new “Toot Sweet Symphony” melody maker – the Toot Sweet Toots Musical Maestro
* *   All-new “Chitty Chitty’s, Bang Bang, Driving Game”
* *   Remembering Chitty Chitty Bang Bang with Dick Van Dyke
* *   “A Fantasmagorical Motorcar” featurette
* *   Sherman Brothers' Rare Demos of the film’s most popular songs
* *   Vintage Featurettes including, “The Ditchling Tinkerer,” “Dick Van Dyke Press Interview,” and “The Potts Children's Featurette”
* *   Photo Gallery
* *   Vintage Advertising Gallery including English and French versions of the theatrical trailer and several television spots
* *   Sing-a-long version of the film
* *   Music Machine

Disc 2: DVD Feature

* *   Sing-a-long version of the film
 MY REVIEW

It has been many years since I last watched Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and it was really fun getting reacquainted with Caractacus Potts and Truly Scrumptious! I loved the sing-a-long option because it gave me the chance to finally figure out half the words to some of the songs :). All three of my kids, and my mom, watched this movie with me and thoroughly enjoyed it. My boys thought the movie was pretty hilarious and they loved the flying car. Olivia loved Truly Scrumptious and her pretty dresses. Of course. 

The film is obviously a classic and worth watching. It looks amazing in Blu-ray and the special features really make it worth buying. I loved "Remembering Chitty Chitty Bang Bang with Dick Van Dyke" and my kids loved the “Chitty Chitty’s, Bang Bang, Driving Game”. 



The special features alone can keep a person entertained for quite awhile!


And just for fun here is my daughter saying "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"... she cracks me up.



Thanks so much to 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment for sending me a copy of this film to review.
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