WorldCat Identities

Niven, David 1910-1983

Works: 559 works in 1,774 publications in 11 languages and 35,734 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Spy films  Anecdotes  History  Comedy films  Juvenile works 
Subject Headings: Actors 
Roles: Actor, Author, Interviewee, Producer, Performer, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Costume designer, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about David Niven
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Most widely held works by David Niven
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Visual )
58 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,017 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
The guns of Navarone by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )
57 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A specialized commando team is assembled to destroy the German Army's mighty guns of Navarone, which control a strategic channel in the Aegean Sea
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )
37 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,956 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 pink panther by Sam O Brown( Visual )
41 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Clouseau pursues a jewel thief, who, in turn, is romantically pursuing Clouseau's wife
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )
25 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,711 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 )
32 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in 5 languages and held by 1,428 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
Casino Royale by John Huston( Visual )
50 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH
Please don't eat the daisies by Charles Walters( Visual )
18 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 927 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
Candleshoe ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 817 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 and a sly con man are determined to find
Dodsworth by William Wyler( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 681 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
Prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )
7 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To save the crown, an English gentleman masquerades as his distant cousin, the King of Ruritania
Trail of the Pink Panther by Blake Edwards( Visual )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and French and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
World famous detective, Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau (Sellers) is missing and so is the Pink Panther diamond. The sixth comedy in Blake Edwards' Pink Panther series
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( Visual )
18 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Visual )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hercule Poiret is called upon to discover who killed an heiress aboard a steamer cruising down the Nile
The charge of the light brigade by Michael Curtiz( Visual )
18 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flynn stars in this classic tale of a band of British Lancers who challenge an army of 25,000 Russians
Blake Edwards' The Pink Panther film collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The bumbling, hilarious Inspector Clouseau is back on the case in this collectable giftset boasting five classic comedies, a bonus DVD and the incomparable comic genius of Peter Sellers!"
The Sea wolves the last charge of the Calcutta Light Horse ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 525 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 )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 431 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 )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and held by 344 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 Pink Panther by Sam O Brown( Visual )
14 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and French and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a young girl, Princess Dala is given the largest diamond in the world by her father. If you stare into it, you can see a 'Pink Panther.' Now she is a young woman. Rebels in her home country have seized power and are demanding the return of the jewel. Dala relaxes at an exclusive skiing resort. Noted British playboy, Sir Charles Lytton is in town. He is secretly 'The Phantom, ' an infamous jewel thief who has eyes on the Pink Panther. Charles's playboy nephew, George, follows him to the resort in an attempt to steal the diamond and blame it on 'The Phantom, ' not knowing that it's his uncle. Hot on the Phantom's trail is Inspector Jacques Clouseau. His wife is the lover of Charles and helps in the Phantom's crimes. Jacques tries to stop the attempts, but he is completely clueless. When several attempts are made at a dress formal party, Jacques looks everywhere but the right place
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Alternative Names
Niven, David
Niven, James David Graham
Niven James David Graham 1910-1983
Nivens, David 1910-1983
English (613)
French (22)
Spanish (21)
German (10)
Italian (10)
Danish (3)
Swedish (3)
Polish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
Finnish (1)