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Good Bye Mr. Chips (1939) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Terry Kilburn, John Mills, Paul Henreid

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Mr. Chipping (Robert Donat), an elderly classics teacher looks back over his lengthy teaching tenure as his in his twilight years as he is readying for retirement. He remembers interactions with various pupils and colleagues especially the challenges they presented him, which were just as tough as those he presented them. Most of all, he fondly remembers his wonderful married life with the vivacious and beautiful Katharine (Garson).

This film, considered a classic, was nominated for seven Oscars and a Palme D'Or. Donat won the best actor statuette for his role as Chips.
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Script Analysis of Good Bye Mr. Chips (1939)

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   teacher Lover is...    -   of a different social class

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   teacher/professor Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Is this movie based on a    -   book

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