Since the time of Sir Francis Drake, English lads have come to Brookfield School as frightened boys… and emerged years later as able young men ready to shoulder the burdens of Empire. The best of England is the Brookfield tradition — a tradition embodied by the aging headmaster affectionately known as Mr. Chips.
In his Academy Award® winning performance, Robert Donat portrays a stiff, unpopular schoolmaster converted by love into an inspirational molder of lives. Greer Garson makes her Oscar® - nominated movie debut as the lady whose zest for life schools the schoolmaster. The lesson sticks. So does this timeless, affectionate movie. All who treasure the memory of a beloved teacher will treasure Goodbye, Mr. Chips.