Claudine West (1890–1943) was a British novelist and screenwriter. She moved to Hollywood in 1929, and was employed by MGM on many films, including some of their biggest productions of the late 1930s and early 1940s. Many of the films she worked on were British-themed such as Goodbye, Mr. Chips and The White Cliffs of Dover.
|Born||16 January 1890|
|Died||11 April 1943|
|Other names||Ivy Claudine Godber|
|Years active||1929–1943 (film)|
In 1942, West won an Oscar as one of the screenwriters of the highly regarded World War II drama Mrs. Miniver.
- The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1929)
- The High Road (1930)
- The Guardsman (1931)
- Son of India (1931)
- Jenny Lind (1932)
- Payment Deferred (1932)
- Reunion in Vienna (1933)
- The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934)
- The Dark Angel (1935)
- The Good Earth (1937)
- Marie Antoinette (1938)
- Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939) – Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
- The Mortal Storm (1940)
- Random Harvest (1942)
- Mrs. Miniver (1942) – Won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
- The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)
- Calder p.255
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