Arthur Wimperis Overview

Arthur Wimperis
Date of Birth
Dec 03, 1874
Birth Place:
London, England, UK


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...