Oscar Artists: Loring, Hope–Co-Writer of Wings (1937), First Best Picture Oscar

Hope Loring was born on January 29, 1894, England; she died January 17, 1959 in Majorca, Spain.

Loring wrote or co-wrote 63 screenplay for films made between 1918 and 1931. Most of these features were silent films.

She was married to fellow screenwriter and producer Louis D. Lighton.

Loring, alongside with husband Lighton, was nominated for the Best Screenplay of Wings, the first winner of the Best Picture Oscar, in 1929.

In 91 years, she is one of just four women to have co-written a Best Picture;

Selected filmography

Paris (1929)
The Four Feathers (1929)
The Showdown (1928)
Get Your Man (1927)
The Woman on Trial (1927)
Wings (1927)
Children of Divorce (1927)
It (1927)
Fig Leaves (1926)
The Blind Goddess (1926)
The Crown of Lies (1926)
Wandering Footsteps (1925)
Ranger of the Big Pines (1925)
Little Annie Rooney (1925)
Cornered (1924)
East Side – West Side (1923)
The Woman of Bronze (1923)
Paid Back (1922)
The Blue Fox (1921)
The Vanishing Dagger (1920)
Thieves’ Clothes (1920)
Masked (1920)
Wolf Tracks (1920)
The Red Glove (1919)
Lure of the Circus (1918)