Hugh Walpole


Biography

Hugh Walpole worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Walpole began his career with a role in the W C Fields historical drama "David Copperfield" (1935). Writing screenplays for "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (1936). was next on the agenda for WalpoleLater in his career, Walpole wrote the Ethel Barrymore remake "Kind Lady" (1951)....

Biography

Hugh Walpole worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Walpole began his career with a role in the W C Fields historical drama "David Copperfield" (1935). Writing screenplays for "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (1936). was next on the agenda for WalpoleLater in his career, Walpole wrote the Ethel Barrymore remake "Kind Lady" (1951).

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David Copperfield (1935) - Brave Little Fellow Scenes introducing young David (Freddie Bartholomew), Peggotty (Jessie Ralph) and Murdstone (Basil Rathbone), all revolving around mother Clara (Elizabeth Allen) in MGM's David Copperfield, 1935, directed by George Cukor.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) - When This You See Ceddie (Freddie Bartholomew, title character), in his last goodbye in Brooklyn, visits his grocer friend Hobbs (Guy Kibbee), bearing gifts he’s bought with money sent by his British nobleman grandfather, who’s moving him to England, in David O. Selznick’s Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1936.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) - Any Boy Would Love His Grandfather The first meeting between Ceddie (Freddie Bartholomew, title character) and his grandfather the Earl (C. Aubrey Smith), who’s brought him to England to claim his title, and, unbeknownst to the boy, has scorned his widowed mother for being American, in Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1936.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) - I Defy You All! After an opening detailing the death of her British soldier husband, "dearest" mother (Dolores Costello) and aide Mary (Una O'Connor) in Brooklyn prepare their gift for young Ceddie (Freddie Bartholemew), who arrives reading Robin Hood, in David O. Selznick's Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1936.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) - You Sissy Cat! On his first ride on his new bicycle in 19th century Brooklyn, young Ceddie (Freddie Bartholemew, title character) encounters Purvis (Gilbert Emery) and the gang, then is rescued by Dick (Mickey Rooney), and a copper (Robert E. O'Connor) in Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1936.
Vanessa, Her Love Story (1935) - That Wild Strain Of Blood After a prologue on family history and gypsy blood, Otto Kruger introduces those celebrating the 100th birthday of Lady Paris (May Robson), Violet Kemble Cooper, Henry Stephenson, Lewis Stone, star Helen Hayes, and leading man Robert Montgomery intruding, in MGM’s Vanessa, Her Love Story, 1935.
Vanessa, Her Love Story (1935) - One Wild Night In Persia Days before their wedding, rogue-ish Benji (Robert Montgomery) and cousin Helen Hayes (title character), optimistic, as she explains to her father (Lewis Stone), who hasn’t mentioned his heart condition, when tragic events ensue, in Vanessa, Her Love Story, 1935, adapted from the Hugh Walpole novel.
David Copperfield (1935) - I Have Arrived! Arrived in London, David (Freddie Bartholomew) meets Mrs. Micawber (Jean Cadell), spritely Clickett (Elsa Lanchester) and the man himself (W.C. Fields) fleeing creditors, in MGM's David Copperfield, 1935.
David Copperfield (1935) - Heat The Bath! Now vagabond David (Freddie Bartholomew) presents himself to startled Aunt Betsey (Edna May Oliver) and meets sublime Mr. Dick (Lennox Pawle), in George Cukor's version of Dickens' David Copperfield, 1935.
David Copperfield (1935) - A Personal Claim Upon Me Now grown-up David (Frank Lawton) with Uriah Heep (Roland Young), then Micawber (W.C. Fields) then Aunt Betsey (Edna May Oliver), Agnes (Madge Evans) et al seeing him off to London, in George Cukor's David Copperfield, 1935.

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