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Goodbye, Mr. Chips (15-May-1939)

Director: Sam Wood

Writers: R.C. Sherriff; Claudine West; Eric Maschwitz

From novel: Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton

Musical Director: Louis Levy

Producer: Victor Saville

Keywords: Drama

Elderly schoolmaster Mr. Chipping reminisces his time at Brookfield School. A fresh face arriving in 1870, he overdisciplines his students and is not well liked, but during vacation in Europe he meets Katherine and Chipping mellows. Generations pass, and as the Great War commences, many students and staff go off to war; he finds new purpose as headmaster. Robert Donat won an Oscar for Best Actor; the film received six additional nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Director, and Best Screenplay.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Donat
18-Mar-1905 9-Jun-1958 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Greer Garson
29-Sep-1904 6-Apr-1996 Mrs. Miniver
Paul Henreid
10-Jan-1908 29-Mar-1992 Casablanca
John Mills
22-Feb-1908 23-Apr-2005 Ryan's Daughter
David Tree
15-Jul-1915 4-Nov-2009 Pygmalion


Robert Donat   ...   Mr. Chips
Greer Garson   ...   Katherine
Terry Kilburn   ...   John Colley / Peter Colley I, II, III
John Mills   ...   Peter Colley (as a Young Man)
Paul Henreid   ...   Staefel
Judith Furse   ...   Flora
Lyn Harding   ...   Wetherby
Milton Rosmer   ...   Chatteris
Frederick Leister   ...   Marsham
Louise Hampton   ...   Mrs. Wickett
Austin Trevor   ...   Ralston
David Tree   ...   Jackson
Edmond Breon   ...   Col. Morgan
Jill Furse   ...   Helen Colley
Scott Sunderland   ...   Sir John Colley


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