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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 Mrs. Miniver (1942), Gevangenen van 't verleden (1942) and Gravin Alexandra (1937). He died on October 14, 1953 in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England. See full bio »

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Mrs. Miniver Writer


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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 De rode Donau (screenplay)
 1948 Julia Misbehaves (screenplay)
 1942 Gevangenen van 't verleden (screen play)
 1942 Mrs. Miniver (screenplay)
 1941 Old Bill and Son (additional dialogue)
 1939 De vier veren (additional dialogue)
 1939 Vliegtuig vermist (original story)
 1939 Over the Moon (dialogue)
 1938 Prison Without Bars (scenario)
 1938 The Drum (scenario)
 1938 Die ondeugende lady X (scenario & dialogue)
 1937 The Green Cockatoo (uncredited)
 1937 The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (screen adaptation)
 1937 Gravin Alexandra (dialogue & scenario)
 1937 De purperen mantel (scenario)
 1937 Menschen met maskers (scenario and dialogue)
 1936 The Beloved Vagabond (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1936 Forget Me Not (scenario)
 1935 Sanders of the River (additional dialogue)
 1935 Hoe raak ik mijn geld kwijt? (screen story)
 1934 The Scarlet Pimpernel (scenario, continuity & dialogue)
 1934 Princess Charming (adaptation)
 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 Cash (uncredited)
 1933 Counsel's Opinion (writer)
 1932 Wedding Rehearsal (dialogue)
 1930 A Warm Corner (play)
 1930 Song of Soho
 1930 Harmony Heaven (dialogue) / (scenario)
 1928 Wife Savers (play "Looie the Fourteenth")
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Other Works:

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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