James Hilton
Date of Birth
Sep 09, 1900
Birth Place:
Leigh, England

Biography

Best-selling British author James Hill saw many of his most popular books translated onto the screen. Some of the best include Lost Horizon (1937) and Goodbye, Mr. Chips Later, Hill himself became a screenwriter who worked both alone and in collaboration with others. He moved to Hollywood in 1935 where he eventually served as vice president of the Screen Writers Guild and on the governing board of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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