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Arthur Wimperis

Arthur Harold Wimperis (3 December 1874 – 14 October 1953) was an English illustrator, playwright, lyricist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter.

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Arthur Wimperis - Biography - 1930–1953: Film Years
... Wimperis then wrote screenplays and additional dialogue for British films ... Wimperis also wrote the lyrics for the songs heard in the Paul Robeson film Sanders of the River (1936) ... In the 1940s, and until his death, Wimperis worked in Hollywood for MGM ...

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    I spent the whole afternoon being pushed around by middle-class females buying things they can’t possibly afford!
    Arthur Wimperis (1874–1953)

    German Flyer: Rotterdam, we destroy in two hours.
    Mrs. Miniver: There were thousands killed. Innocent people.
    German Flyer: Not innocent—they were against us.
    Mrs. Miniver: Women and children.
    German Flyer: 30,000 in two hours. And we will do the same thing here!
    —Arthur Wimperis (1874–1953)

    A trusty comrade is always of use; and a chronicler still more so.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)