Claudine West

Biography

British playwright/novelist Claudine West came to Hollywood in 1929 to adapt the Frederick Lonsdale stage comedy The Last of Mrs. Cheyney for the screen. This resulted in a contract at MGM, where West remained until her retirement in 1944. She usually worked on films either set in England or dominated by English characters: The Guardsman (1931), Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934), The White Cliffs...