Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
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This is a musical remake of the 1939 film. Arthur Chipping (Peter O'Toole) is the staid instructor at a posh school for boys where he dreams of becoming headmaster. He falls in love with Katherine (Petula Clark) and he helps the singing dance-hall girl polish her social skills. The two are married, but Katherine is killed during in an airplane crash on her way to entertain Allied troops. Arthur carries on, dedicating his life to her memory and teaching two generations of students who were lucky
Nov 5, 1969 Wide
Jan 27, 2009
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In Herbert Ross' musical version of the classic 1939 film, Peter O'Toole (Oscar-nominated) essays the role memorably played by Robert Donat, who won an Oscar.
In many ways better than the 1939 film, this beautifully made movie is hurt by being a musical with indifferent songs.
Audience Reviews for Goodbye, Mr. Chips
- Katherine: But you risk losing everything you hold dear.
- Arthur Chipping: Everything I hold dear [as he holds Katherine] I am holding now.
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