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Arthur Wimperis

  • Highest Rated: 100% The Four Feathers (1939)
  • Lowest Rated: 40% Catherine the Great (1934)
  • Birthday: Not Available
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Educated at London's University College, Arthur Wimperis served in both the Boer War and WWI. In between his military obligations, Wimperis established himself as a newspaper illustrator and music-comedy librettist: One of his better-known stage assignments was the popular operetta The Arcadians. His film career began in the early '30s under the auspices of Alexander Korda. Frequently writing in collaboration with Lajos Biro, Wimperis contributed to the screenplays of such Korda productions as Private Life of Henry VIII (1933), Catherine the Great (1934), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934), and The Drum (1938), and also wrote the lyrics for the songs heard in the Paul Robeson starrer Sanders of the River (1936). From 1941 until his death, Arthur Wimperis was employed in Hollywood by MGM, sharing an Academy Award for his scriptwork on 1942's Mrs. Miniver (in which he also acted) and an Oscar nomination for Random Harvest (1942).

Highest Rated Movies

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No Score Yet Storm Over the Nile Screenwriter 1956
No Score Yet Young Bess Screenwriter 1953
No Score Yet That Forsyte Woman Screenwriter 1949
No Score Yet The Red Danube Screenwriter 1949
No Score Yet Julia Misbehaves Screenwriter 1948
No Score Yet If Winter Comes Screenwriter 1947
89% Random Harvest Screenwriter 1942
92% Mrs. Miniver Sir Henry Screenwriter 1942
No Score Yet Over the Moon Screenwriter 1939
100% The Four Feathers Screenwriter 1939
80% The Drum (Drums) Screenwriter 1938
No Score Yet The Divorce of Lady X Screenwriter 1938
No Score Yet Dark Journey Screenwriter 1937
No Score Yet Under the Red Robe Screenwriter 1937
83% Rembrandt Screenwriter 1936
88% The Scarlet Pimpernel Screenwriter 1935
No Score Yet The Private Life of Don Juan Screenwriter 1934
40% Catherine the Great Screenwriter 1934
100% The Private Life of Henry VIII Screenwriter 1933
No Score Yet If I Were Rich Screenwriter 1933
No Score Yet Wedding Rehearsal Screenwriter 1932

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