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Mr. Chipping (Robert Donat) and his bride (Greer Garson) are greeted warmly by the boys at Brookfield Public School.
Mr. Chipping (Robert Donat) and his bride (Greer Garson) are greeted warmly by the boys at Brookfield Public School.

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Basic Info Rusty's rating: 82
Notable as: DramaGenre: drama film, flashback film, film adaptationNarrative location: EnglandRuntime: 110 - 114 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United KingdomDirector: Sam Wood, Victor Saville, R. C. Sherriff, Eric MaschwitzScreenwriter: R. C. Sherriff, Eric Maschwitz, Claudine West, James HiltonBased on: Goodbye, Mr. ChipsMusic: Richard AddinsellCinematography: Freddie YoungStars: Greer Garson, Robert Donat, Terry Kilburn, Paul Henreid, John Mills, Frederick Leister, Milton Rosmer, Judith Furse, David Tree, Lyn Harding, Louise Hampton, Austin TrevorProducer: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Victor SavilleStudio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Denham Film StudiosAwards won: Academy Award for Best Actor (Robert Donat)Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Actress (Greer Garson)
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)
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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.


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