Hilton, James - 1942 TLS - Author "Lost Horizon" and "Goodbye, Mr. Chips"
"8 ½ x 11 - March 4, 1942, typed letter signed in blue ink. Typical mailing folds. Wrinkling and chipped edges from handling.
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.
Hilton, who lived and worked in Hollywood beginning in the mid-1930s, won an Academy Award in 1942 for his work on the screenplay of Mrs. Miniver."