Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Other mistake: When Professor Potts bought Chitty from the Junkman and brings the car into the garage, the body of the car is charred or damaged somehow from the crash and fire. But the leather seats, dashboard and wooden steering wheel are completely unharmed.

Other mistake: When the Bulgarian soldiers storm the village to find the children, one soldier pushes open a door and the soldier next to him butts the already-open door with the end of his gun, making him fall forward slightly.

Lynette Carrington

Other mistake: When Chitty Chitty Bang Bang passes the train on the first drive out there is no smoke coming from the train's smoke stack, meaning the train isn't running. Yet it is definitely moving.

Other mistake: In the scene where everyone is going to get away from Vulgaria in the car, Grandpa scrambles in after them. You can distinctly see a Vulgarian soldier give him a shove to get him in the car, then do his "Run away." thing.

Continuity mistake: Dick Van Dyke is trying to show his new whistle sweet to Mr Scrumptious, the sweet factory owner. His dog is tied up to a bicycle outside. When his dog hears the whistle he knocks over the bicycle whilst trying to get free and runs up the steps. In the immediate shot following the bicycle is standing up again.

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Truly Scrumptious: Well, Mr. Potts!
Caractacus Pott: What's wrong?
Truly Scrumptious: Now you'll have to marry me!

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Trivia: The License plate on Ms. Scrumptious' car is CUB 1, Albert "Cubby" Broccoli was the producer of the film....

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Question: If Truly Scrumptious' father is 'Lord Scrumptious', then as his daughter, why isn't she 'Lady Scrumptious?'. If I remember correctly, she is referred to as 'Miss Scrumptious'.

Lavender

Chosen answer: By rules of courtesy titles in the United Kingdom, Truly Scrumptious would inherit no title. Her parents being Lord and Lady Scrumptious, she would be simply Miss Truly Scrumptious. However, if her father were a baron, she would be called "The Honorable Miss Truly Scrumptious." Were her father an earl, duke or marquess, she would THEN be the "Lady Truly Scrumptious." But again, children of a lord and lady do not receive a title. When the lord dies, his oldest son inherits his father's title of lord. If there are no boys, it might pass to the eldest daughter. In this case, only upon her father's death would Truly become "Lady Truly Scrumptious."

Michael Albert
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