Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)

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… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: November 5, 1969
DVD Release Date: January 27, 2009
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Emanuel Levy

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.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

In many ways better than the 1939 film, this beautifully made movie is hurt by being a musical with indifferent songs.

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Red Lats
I found the movie mediocre. Perhaps it is the age of the film - but the musical numbers seemed forced, and the movie went on too long. I enjoyed the two leads… More
jay nixon
Overlong with mediocre songs which add nothing to the story but thanks to the charm of Petula Clark and a very fine performance by Peter O'Toole, no slouch… More
Cameron Johnson
Jeez, it's been 30 years since the original, and we're still saying goodbye to Mr. Chips? Shoot, I say that like this film just came out, but really,… More