An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.

This film was remade as a movie musical 30 years later and released thru MGM..Robert Donat won the oscar for Best Actor in 1939 for his on screen portrayal of"Mr.Chips"in the original non musical version.Peter O'Toole played the title role of the school teacher in the 1969 movie musical remake.