James Hilton
(1900-1954)

Died aged c. 54

James Hilton (9 September 1900 – 20 December 1954) was an English novelist best remembered for several best-sellers, including Lost Horizon and Goodbye, Mr. Chips. He also wrote Hollywood screenplays.

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James Hilton 1900-1954 novelist and scriptwriter lived here

42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green, Waltham Forest, IG8, London, United Kingdom where they lived

James Hilton 1900-1954 The noted author and scriptwriter lived here from 1906-1921, and as a boy attended Sir George Monoux Grammar School. His most memorable works include Goodbye Mr Chips, Lost Horizon and Random Harvest

16 College Road, Walthamstow, E17, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1906-1921)

James Hilton 1900-1954 novelist, screenwriter, creator of Goodbye Mr Chips and Lost Horizon

Wilkinson Road, Leigh, United Kingdom where they was born (1900)

James Hilton 1900-1954 [full inscription unknown]

Town Hall , Wigan, United Kingdom where they was near