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Arthur Wimperis (1874–1953)

Arthur Wimperis was born on December 3, 1874 in London, England. He was a writer, known for The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933), Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Random Harvest (1942). He died on October 14, 1953 in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Mrs. Miniver
Mrs. Miniver Writer
(1942)
Random Harvest
(1942)
The Four Feathers
(1939)

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 1960 Mrs. Miniver (TV Movie) (earlier screenplay)
 1955 Storm Over the Nile (additional dialogue)
 1953 Young Bess (writer)
 1951 Calling Bulldog Drummond (screenplay)
 1949 That Forsyte Woman (additional dialogue)
 1949 The Red Danube (screenplay)
 1948 Julia Misbehaves (screenplay)
 1942 Random Harvest (screen play)
 1942 Mrs. Miniver (screenplay)
 1941 Old Bill and Son (additional dialogue)
 1939 The Four Feathers (additional dialogue)
 1939 Clouds Over Europe (original story)
 1939 Over the Moon (dialogue)
 1938 Prison Without Bars (scenario)
 1938 Drums (scenario)
 1938 The Divorce of Lady X (scenario & dialogue)
 1937 The Green Cockatoo (uncredited)
 1937 The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (screen adaptation)
 1937 Knight Without Armor (dialogue & scenario)
 1937 Under the Red Robe (scenario)
 1937 Dark Journey (scenario and dialogue)
 1936 The Beloved Vagabond (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1936 Forever Yours (scenario)
 1935 Sanders of the River (additional dialogue)
 1935 Brewster's Millions (screen story)
 1934 The Scarlet Pimpernel (scenario, continuity & dialogue)
 1934 Alexandra (adapted from the book by)
 1934 The Rise of Catherine the Great (dialogue) / (story)
 1933 The Girl from Maxim's (writer)
 1933 The Private Life of Henry VIII. (scenario) / (story and dialogue)
 1933 For Love or Money (uncredited)
 1933 Counsel's Opinion (writer)
 1932 Wedding Rehearsal (dialogue)
 1932 Over Night
 1930 A Warm Corner (play)
 1930 Harmony Heaven (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1930 Song of Soho
 1928 Wife Savers (play "Looie the Fourteenth")
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Stage Play: As You Were. Revue. Music by Herman Darewski. Lyrics by Arthur Wimperis. Book by Arthur Wimperis. Additional music and lyrics by E. Ray Goetz, Melville Gideon and Cole Porter. Central Theatre: 27 Jan 1920- 29 May 1920 (143 performances). Cast: Sam Bernard (as "Wolfie Wafflestein"), 'Irene Bordoni' (as "Gervaise"), Ninon de ... See more »
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British-born librettist, lyricist and screenwriter, a former illustrator for the Daily Graphic. Wrote songs for musical comedies on the London stage during the early 1900's. Wrote several plays after wartime service in the Royal Artillery during World War I. Active in the film business from 1930, Wimperis was particularly associated with the films of Alexander Korda between 1932 and 1938, often ... See more »

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