Robert Donat gives a justly celebrated performance as a beloved master at an English boarding school in the first (1939) film adaptation of the James Hilton novella, directed by Sam Wood. It's a charmer, with just the right amount of sentimentality; it warms you up without making you feel you've been had. Greer Garson play's the woman who turns Chips into a great teacher.
COPYRIGHT 2005 The Christian Century Foundation
COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group