Cheers for Miss Bishop
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Cheers for Miss Bishop
Something of a distaff Mr. Chips, schoolteacher Ella Bishop (Martha Scott) devotes her life to her work, ageing 50 years (from 19 to 69) in the course of the film. At a testimonial dinner on the occasion of her retirement, Miss Bishop's former students wonder why their beloved teacher never married. In flashback, the audience learns that town grocer Sam (William Gargan) has carried a torch for her for five decades, while she obliviously pursued unfortunate romantic relationships with weak-willed Delbert Thompson (Donald Douglas) and unhappily married John Stevens (Sidney Blackmer). Adapted… More

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"Well acted but sentimental small-town melodrama about a teacher who has devoted all of her life to work."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Not much to say about such sentimental humbug, except it's all so very nicely done and let's give three cheers for Miss Bishop."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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