WorldCat Identities

Niven, David 1910-1983

Works: 522 works in 2,051 publications in 14 languages and 35,886 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Biography  Spy films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Interviewee, Performer, Producer, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Costume designer, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about David Niven
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Most widely held works by David Niven
The Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )

98 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Clouseau pursues a jewel thief, who, in turn, is romantically pursuing Clouseau's wife
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

110 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tortured love affair ends between Heathcliff and Cathy when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax
Around the world in 80 days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

74 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
The guns of Navarone by Anthony Quinn( Visual )

73 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, because they control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

35 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's negelected wife becomes infatuated with him
Go slowly, come back quickly by David Niven( Book )

35 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story chronicling the escapades of Stani Skolimowski--a young man who becomes a football star, RAF pilot, stunt man, photographer, and lover in wartime Britain
Please don't eat the daisies by Charles Walters( Visual )

22 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When one of New York's top drama critics pans a good friend's show and its leading lady's performance, war is declared by both. The reviewer, his wife, four bratty kids, and their English sheepdog move to the country, but it does not solve the reviewer's problems
Casino Royale by John Huston( Visual )

49 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Visual )

24 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poiret is called upon to discover who killed an heiress aboard a steamer cruising down the Nile
Candleshoe by David Niven( Visual )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Candleshoe, a stately English manor where a swashbuckling pirate hid a fortune in Spanish doubloons centuries ago. And that's what young orphan Casey (Award-winning actress Jodie Foster) and a sly con man (Leo McKern) are determined to find. But first she must dupe Candleshoe's widowed owner into believing she's her long-lost granddaughter! Casey eventually discovers there may be an even greater treasure at Candleshoe - the love of a happy family. Legendary stars David Niven and Helen Hayes join Foster in this humorous and heartwarming adventure!
Dodsworth by William Wyler( Visual )

15 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged American retires and he and his wife go to Europe where they find a new set of values and relationships
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

32 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the separate and interwoven dreams of a number of eccentric and lonely people in a rather gloomy, small hotel in the seaside town of Bournemouth, England
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point
Trail of the Pink Panther by Sam O Brown( Visual )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World famous detective, Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau is missing and so is the Pink Panther diamond
The Sea wolves the last charge of the Calcutta Light Horse( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In March of 1943, a group of Boer War veterans is recruited by British intelligence to destroy a Nazi spy ship in the harbor of Goa, India
No deposit no return( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two safecrackers assist a brother and sister in faking their own kidnapping. The brother and sister's grandfather is forced to pay for their return
The dawn patrol( Visual )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1915 France, Major Brand commands the 39th Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps. The young airmen go up in bullet-riddled crates and the casualty rate is appalling, but Brand can't make the officers at headquarters see reason
The charge of the light brigade by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flynn stars in this classic tale of a band of British Lancers who challenge an army of 25,000 Russians
55 days at Peking by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

52 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small handful of European men, women, and children from eleven foreign delegations become trapped and beseiged during the Chinese Boxer Rebellion of 1900
Bonjour Tristesse by Otto Preminger( Visual )

39 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 17-year-old girl attempts to break up the romantic relationship between her father and his new fiancée, who disapproves of her hedonistic lifestyle
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
David Niven acteur britannique

David Niven aktor brytyjski

David Niven attore britannico

David Niven britischer Schauspieler

David Niven Brits filmacteur

David Niven britský herec

Deivids Naivens

Dejvid Niven

Niven, David

Niven, James David Graham

Niven James David Graham 1910-1983

Nivens, David 1910-1983

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Девід Найвен

Дейвид Нивън

Дејвид Нивен

Нивен, Дэвид

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ديفيد نيفن

دیوید نیون بازیگر بریتانیایی

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Around the world in 80 daysThe guns of NavaroneThe bishop's wifeGo slowly, come back quicklyCandleshoeDodsworthTrail of the Pink PantherThe Sea wolves the last charge of the Calcutta Light Horse