Cheers for Miss Bishop Overview:

Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941) was a Drama Film directed by Tay Garnett and produced by Richard A. Rowland.

Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringEdward WardNominated

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By Terry on Mar 12, 2019 From Stardust and Shadows

Hollywood loved to make films about doctors, nurses, lawyers, scientists, truck drivers,? electric linemen,? oil riggers; and, of course, teachers. The noble occupation of teaching? makes one think of the various narratives: GOODBYE MISTER CHIPS (1939),? TOM BROWN’S SCHOOL DAYS (1940) and? THE... Read full article

Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)

By Lindsey on May 22, 2013 From The Motion Pictures

Ella Bishop (Martha Scott) dreams of being a teacher. As she comes closer and closer to graduating from college, she becomes frustrated by the push and pull between her career ambitions and love. Her love for teaching wins out in the end, and Ella loses her chance to find true love. From then on, he... Read full article

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John Stevens: [Reading from J. M. Barrie's book, The Little Minister] The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another.
Ella Bishop: [Interrupting] Would you mind reading that again? Just the last sentence.
John Stevens: The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story... and writes another.
Ella Bishop: I suppose that's true, isn't it? We dream dreams and... Do go on.

Ella Bishop: [Slowly rising from her seat] President Corcoran, do you mean... Well, of course I know you couldn't mean... But I can't help thinking that you might mean... President Corcoran, do you mean I...
James Corcoran, Midwestern U. President: Oh dear dear dear. There's a heap of repetition in that sentence... for a teacher of freshman English!
Ella Bishop: Oh...
James Corcoran, Midwestern U. President: I take it you're going to accept?
Ella Bishop: Accept? Accept? Well, if I could... If I could only... Well, President Corcoran!
[Kisses him on the forehead then runs away]

John Stevens: [Examining the label on a wine bottle] Orvieto...
Ella Bishop: Orvieto? Should know but I don't.
John Stevens: It's a little Italian town, Orvieto. Sunny and warm, it's flooded with warm sunlight. I remember once seeing one beggar there with a beautiful flower and a ragged hat. He was perfectly happy.
Ella Bishop: A beggar with a flower in his ragged hat. And sunlight...
John Stevens: I stayed there for weeks and weeks. I ate chestnut bread with the peasants and drank the new wine. And *I* was perfectly happy. Then I went on to Rome; I did everything the guidebook said but it wasn't the same.

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Debut of Rosemary DeCamp.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMarch 17, 1941 with Martha Scott and William Gargan reprising their film roles.
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