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: Anthony Kimmins. Also starred Jack Hawkins, Morland Graham & Finlay Currie
Director: Val Guest. Also starred Cyril Cusack, Eric Pohlmann & Richard Marner
Director: Michael Powell , Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Jack Hawkins, Arlette Marchal & Gérard Nery
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
Sadly, David Niven cannot be with us tonight, but he has sent his fridge.
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: 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: Charles Crichton. Also starred Herbert Lom, Charles Victor & Gordon Jackson
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred John Laurie, Leslie Dwyer & Hugh Burden
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: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Allan Cuthbertson, Victor Maddern & Raymond Francis
Director: Michael Powell / Emeric Pressburger. Also starred Kathleen Byron, Richard Attenborough & Bonar Colleano
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.
Director: Ralph Thomas. Also starred Barry Jones, Kenneth More & Noel Purcell