Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 British-American musical adventure fantasy film, directed by Ken Hughes and written by Roald Dahl and Hughes, loosely based on Ian Fleming's 1964 novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. The film stars Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Adrian Hall, Heather Ripley, Lionel Jeffries, James Robertson Justice, Robert Helpmann, and Gert Fröbe.
History with the Macy's Parade
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
The Chitty Chitty Bang Bang float first appeared in 1968 to help promote the movie. This float was retired after.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2004)
The musical was represented in the 2004 Macy's Parade with a re-creation of the titular car, ridden by the stars of the Broadway show, Raul Esparza and Erin Dilly. The next year, a performance from the musical itself would be one of the pre-parade acts.