An 'unoffical' James Bond film spoof made by film producer Charles K. Feldman
His characters are often named after his real-life friends, or refer to his real-life friends as sources of information. After Great Britain declared war in 1939, he was one of the first actors to go back and join the army. Although Niven had a reputation for telling good old stories over and over again, he was totally silent about his war experience.
Director: Val Guest & Ken Hughes. Also starred Orson Welles, Joanna Pettet & Daliah Lavi
Director: Leslie Howard. Also starred Roland Culver, Anne Firth & David Horne
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred James Robertson Justice & Eleanor Summerfield
Director: Also starred Stanley Baker, Anthony Quayle & Jamess Darren. Plot: A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel!
Director: William Wyler. Also starred Flora Robson, Donald Crisp & Geraldine Fitzgerald. Plot: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city...
Patric Knowles got the part
Humphrey Bogart got the part
Director: Tay Garnett. Also starred Billie Burke, C. Aubrey Smith & Raymond Walburn
Best Actor - Musical or Comedy, 1953
Around The World In Eighty Days (1956)
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone. Also starred Bobby Howes, Diane Hart & Gordon Jackson. Plot: Niven plays a rich bachelor, the head of a successful greeting-card company in Scotland, essentially a kind man but respectable to the point of stodginess and extreme stuffiness.
Director: Michael Anderson. Also starred Robert Morley, Ronald Squire & Basil Sydney. Plot: When Phileas Fogg is challenged to prove his contention that a man can go around the world in 80 days, he bets his entire fortune and leaves with a new butler on a world tour.
Sadly, David Niven cannot be with us tonight, but he has sent his fridge.
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred John Laurie, Leslie Dwyer & Hugh Burden
Director: Anthony Kimmins. Also starred Jack Hawkins, Morland Graham & Finlay Currie
Director: Val Guest. Also starred Cyril Cusack, Eric Pohlmann & Richard Marner
Director: Sam Wood. Also starred Dudley Digges, Douglas Walton & E. E. Clive. Plot: Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles (Niven) keeps himself solvent with daring robberies.
Director: Ralph Thomas. Also starred Barry Jones, Kenneth More & Noel Purcell
Director: Mario Zampi. Also starred George Cole, A. E. Matthews & Noelle Middleton. Plot: The whole village mourns when General O'Leary (A.E. Matthews), owner of a hunting estate in South Ireland, is killed in an accident
Director: Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Kathleen Byron, Richard Attenborough & Bonar Colleano
Director: Charles Crichton. Also starred Herbert Lom, Charles Victor & Gordon Jackson
Director: Ken Annakin. Also starred Ando, Irene Tsu & Ivan Desny. Plot: A somewhat prim and proper Englishman is hired as the tutor to the son of the Japanese ambassador. His life changes when he and the boy
Director: Michael Powell , Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Jack Hawkins, Arlette Marchal & GÃ©rard Nery
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Allan Cuthbertson, Victor Maddern & Raymond Francis