Van Dyke's charming as a daydreaming inventor who fixes up an old jalopy and, with the vivid imaginations of his two children and a lady friend, it is transformed into a flying, floating wonder car that carries them to a magical kingdom. Inspired by an Ian Fleming idea.
James Robertson Justice - Scottish Character Actor
James Robertson-Justice - Scottish Character Actor
Ken Hughes - British Director
Lionel Jeffries - British Actor/Director
Sally Ann Howes - British Actress/Singer
Anna Quayle - British Actress
Albert R. Broccoli - Producer of the James Bond Series from 1962 - 1989.
Albert Broccoli - Producer of the James Bond Series from 1962 - 1989.
Albert "Cubby" Broccoli - Producer of the James Bond Series from 1962 - 1989.
Ian Fleming - British Author, JAMES BOND, CASINO ROYALE
Irwin Kostal - Composer/Music Director
Robert Helpmann - Actor/Dancer/Choreography
Sir Robert Helpmann - Actor/Dancer/Choreography
Roald Dahl - English author
Dick Van Dyke - American Film/TV Actor
John Shirley - TV/Film Editor
Gert Frobe - German Character Actor
Gert Fröbe - German Character Actor
Benny Hill - British Comic/Actor
Richard Maibaum - American Screenwriter/Producer
Christopher Challis - British Diretor of Photography
A widowed inventor saves a racing automobile from destruction, after which the car mysteriously develops magical powers.
Shot in 70-M Super Panavision. DVD Special Features: Sing-Along Feature, Production Notes, Behind the Scenes Look, Theatrical Trailer, THX-Certified Release.
"...There's more here than gears-and-gadget love..." - 11/28/2003 Entertainment Weekly, p.106
"...This is a psychedelic fairytale, coated in chocolate and tied up in a bright purple bow..." - 12/01/2003 Total Film, p.125