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David Niven : the man behind the balloon

Author: Michael Munn
Publisher: London : JR, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this biography of cinema legend David Niven, Michael Munn offers a funny, poignant portrayal of his friend. We find out about Niven's affairs, his suicide attempt and his horrific experiences in war-torn France. The book draws on interviews with--among others--Laurence Olivier, Ava Gardner, Rex Harrison and Peter Ustinov.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: David Niven; David Niven
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Munn
ISBN: 9781906779160 1906779163
OCLC Number: 312626852
Description: 255 p., [16] p. of plates : ports. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: by Michael Munn.

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* Reveals many Niven secrets, including his attempted suicide, given to the author months before the actor's death * Uncovers the sadness of the genial actor famous for his witty and revealing  Read more...

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