Unrated | | Drama, Romance
An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.
The film was dedicated to the memory of Irving Thalberg.
Mr. Chipping 'Mr. Chips':
Silence! Silence! I'll have no more of it!
John Colley: No more silence, sir?
After his retirement dinner, Chips is told of the assassination of "some Austrian arch-duke," leading to the outbreak of "the great war." Arch-duke Franz Ferdinand was killed on June 28, 1914, when public schools like Brookfield would not have been in session and students and faculty would not be on campus.
English, Latin, German
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