The following are the all of the articles that have been tagged as and being related to Lionel Jeffries that can be found here at Musings From Us, for your enjoyment.
The most fantasmagorical musical entertainment in the history of everything! The 1960s were still the time of the big budget musical, and many of these were set in the steampunk era, both in Europe and North America. In the case of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, we are in Edwardian England, in some town not too far from the coast, though we are not sure exactly where, but with the geological references, it looks like it could be in the southern part. This story was an unusual departure from the James Bond/ MI6 stories that Ian Fleming, Roald Dahl, and Albert R. Broccoli had been giving us during these Cold War years. I guess they decided it was time for a family film, and they did it on a huge scope.