Goodbye Mr Chips DVD
Martin Clunes, (Doc Martin) stars as Mr Chips, the much-loved schoolmaster who devotes his life to Brookfield school and its generations of schoolboys, in this classic feature-length film based on James Hilton's beloved novel Goodbye, Mr Chips. The year is 1880. 28-year-old Latin teacher, Mr Chipping, arrives at Brookfield School. After an unsettled start with the rowdy and ill-disciplined pupils he soon wins them over with his sharp funny manner and his genuine gift for teaching. So committed to his profession, years pass and Chipping finds himself part of the school fabirc. Persuaded by his friend and fellow schoolteacher Herr Steafel to join him on a walking holiday in the Alps, Chipping meets and falls in love with the unconventional Katherine Bridges (Victoria Hamilton). Katherine shakes up Chipping's mundane life, and brings a breath of fresh air to Brookfield, playing a key role in 'Chips' promotion to House Master. Kathie brings Chips great happiness, but due to an unforeseen tragedy, the couple's life together is to be short lived, as she dies in childbirth. Chips continues to devote his life to his teaching and the well-being of Brookfield School and as an old man promoted to Headmaster he sees the school through the difficult years of WWI when many of the pupils who had become his boys never return from France. This is a tender adaptation of James Hilton's beloved novel and has at is core the power of love to transform. A classic to be watched again and again.
|Aspect Ratio||1.77:1 (16:9)|
|Case Type||Amaray Single|
|Cast||Martin Clunes,Victoria Hamilton,Conleth Hill|
|HOH (Hard of Hearing)||Yes|