James Hilton

James Hilton was the author of more than twenty novels, including the bestselling "Good-bye, Mr. Chips". He was also a screenwriter, with credits including such classic films as "Mrs. Miniver", which won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay in 1942, and Alfred Hitchcock's "Foreign Correspondent". Born in England in the year 1900, Hilton emigrated to the United States in the late 1930s. He died in 1954.