Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang {Review}

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is back and on Blu-ray -- Available NOW!

Film Synopsis:

"Based on the children’s book Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car by Ian Fleming, the film tells the story of an eccentric professor (played by Dick Van Dyke) who 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 skullduggery to get their hands on it. The all-time family classic evolves from there and viewers are taken on a magical ride with the professor and loveable motorcar.
As part of “the most fantasmagorical musical entertainment in the history of everything!” the remastered version of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on Blu-ray will feature special interactive features for families everywhere to enjoy from the comfort of their own homes, including an all-new “Toot Sweet Symphony” melody maker and “Chitty Chitty’s Bang Bang Driving Game!” Other special features include “Remembering Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” with Dick Van Dyke, song demos from the Sherman Brothers and a featurette entitled "A Fantasmagorical Motorcar.""

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Special Features:

DISC ONE (Blu-ray):

· Chitty Chitty Bang Bang remastered feature film
· Newly upgraded 7.1 audio
· All-new “Toot Sweet Symphony” melody maker – the Toot Sweet Toots Musical Maestro
· All-new “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


· Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

· Sing-a-long version of the film

What SMS Thought:
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a wonderful family classic full of music and adventure!  Caractacus Potts, played by Dick Van Dyke, is a single father of two adorable children.  He spends most of his time inventing things, one of which is a car that, incredibly, drives, flies, and floats!  This car takes Potts, his two children, and their lady friend, Truly Scrumptious, on a wonderful adventure to a land filled with castles, toys, and pirates, but also where all the children in the land have been banned!  But no need to fear, all turns out well in the end.  The music in this movie is also enchanting!  My only warning is that the songs get stuck in your head and you find youself singing them later throughout the day.  Overall I give this movie two thumbs up.  It would be a great choice for a fun family movie night!
Thanks to Robin from Keep Home Simple for helping me review this product! 
Disclosure: This review is based on my own honest unbiased opinion of this DVD   .  You may or may not agree with my opinion. I was sent product free of charge to review.



This has been my 6 year old's favorite show since she was 3!

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