Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series
Philip C. Bobbitt
Fri, October 27th, 2017 | 7:00 pm


Justice in Film
Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. Explore how film has tackled social strife, morality, and the perennial struggle between right and wrong—conflicts that manifest across cultures and history.

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)
An elderly school teacher reflects on his extensive career at a boarding school in England, where he experienced love, loss, and war. Directed by Sam Wood. Starring Robert Donat, Greer Garson. 114 min.


Philip C. Bobbitt, an author and scholar, is Herbert Wechsler Professor of Federal Jurisprudence at Columbia University and the Director of the Center on National Security at Columbia Law School. 


Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6–8 pm). No advance reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society Members receive priority.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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