Arthur Wimperis

Screenwriter, Librettist, Newspaper artist
Former graphic artist and librettist who co-scripted (mostly with Lajos Biro) several outstanding Alexander Korda productions of the 1930s, notably "The Private Life of Henry VIII" (1932) and "The Four Feathers" (1939) ... Read more »
Born: 12/03/1874 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Writer (19)

Storm Over the Nile 1956 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Red Danube 1949 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

If Winter Comes 1947 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Mrs. Miniver 1942 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Four Feathers 1938 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Catherine the Great (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Clouds over Europe (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Dark Journey (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Julia Misbehaves (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Knight Without Armour (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Over the Moon (TV Show)

Screenwriter

Prison without Bars (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Random Harvest (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Rembrandt (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Divorce of Lady X (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Private Life of Don Juan (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

The Private Life of Henry VIII (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Under the Red Robe (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Young Bess (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Music (3)

Sanders of the River (Movie)

(Songwriter)

The Girl in the Taxi (Movie)

(Songwriter)

The Private Life of Don Juan (Movie)

(Songwriter)

Biography

Former graphic artist and librettist who co-scripted (mostly with Lajos Biro) several outstanding Alexander Korda productions of the 1930s, notably "The Private Life of Henry VIII" (1932) and "The Four Feathers" (1939). After sharing an Oscar for his work on "Mrs. Miniver" (1940), Wimperis worked chiefly in Hollywood, on films including "Random Harvest" (1943) and "Young Bess" (1953).

EDUCATION

University College

Milestones

Fought in Boer War

Fought in WWI

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