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Goodbye, Mr. Chips Overview:

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Sam Wood and Sidney Franklin and produced by Victor Saville.

The film was based on the novel Goodbye Mr. Chips and also The Atlantic Magazine Short Story written by James Hilton published in 1934 (novel); April 1934 (magazine).

Academy Awards 1939 --- Ceremony Number 12 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorRobert DonatWon
Best ActressGreer GarsonNominated
Best DirectorSam WoodNominated
Best Film EditingCharles FrendNominated
Best PictureMetro-Goldwyn-MayerNominated
Best WritingR. C. Sherriff, Claudine West, Eric MaschwitzNominated
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Katherine: I'm sorry, I wasn't in any danger.


[on his first day at Brookfield School, Mr. Chipping is attempting to bring his unruly class under his control]
Mr. Chipping 'Mr. Chips': Silence! Silence! I'll have no more of it!
John Colley: No more silence, sir?


[dying words]
Mr. Chipping 'Mr. Chips': I thought I heard you saying it was a pity... pity I never had any children. But you're wrong. I have. Thousands of them. Thousands of them... and all boys.


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Facts about

34-year-old Robert Donat ages 63 years (1870-1933) over the course of the film. He remarked: "As soon as I put the mustache on, I felt the part, even if I did look like a great Airedale come out of a puddle."
The poster art depicts a youthful Robert Donat (as he appears in the early scenes of the film) with the young Greer Garson. However, the two never appear together like this in the film. Chips is about fifty when he first meets Katherine, who is about half his age.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 26, 1941 with Greer Garson reprising her film role.
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