Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
Academy Award for Best Director (Sam Wood)
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Charles Frend)
Academy Award for Best Picture
Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Eric Maschwitz, R. C. Sherriff, Claudine West)Award details: (details at IMDb)
Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a 1939 British romantic drama film directed by Sam Wood and starring Robert Donat and Greer Garson. Based on the 1934 novel Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton, the film is about an aged school teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school who recalls his career and his personal life over the decades. Produced for the British division of MGM at Denham Studios, Goodbye, Mr. Chips was voted the 72nd greatest British film ever in the BFI Top 100 British films poll.