Goodbye Mr Chips!

United Kingdom, 1939

Film
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This film of timeless quality is more than just entertainment. Chip’s life is one lived fully. Although many feel that he has been denied a lot in a lonely life, his recollections prove the contrary. Exquisitely woven into his memories are his unexpected romance with Elizabeth and what their love means to him. Considered either as an adaptation of James Hilton’s short novel or as a film per se, “Goodbye Mr Chips” is a considerable achievement for 1939. Sam Wood (King’s Row) directed the film for MGM and and Victor Saville produced it in England shortly before World War II. It stars Robert Donat and Greer Garson. Rated: G

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Credits

producer

Victor Saville

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

director

Sam Wood

production designer

Ken Adam

Duration

01:49:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1939

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324428

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

TMDB-Movie

42852

Wikidata

Q43228

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