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50 years on, we still love you, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang


#1

Fifty years ago today, a very special movie car did a lot more than just turn people’s heads, it had them looking toward the sky and across the water. Based on a novel written by the same man who created James Bond (that would be Ian Fleming), United Artists’ musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang opened in U.S. theaters on December 18, 1968.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/12/18/chitty-chitty-bang-bang-turns-50

#2

Born in 1968, I can say this movie started my interest in antique cars.