- David. 1909–83, British film actor and author. His films include The Prisoner of Zenda (1937), Around the World in 80 Days (1956), Casino Royale (1967), and Paper Tiger (1975). He wrote the autobiographical The Moon's a Balloon (1972) and Bring on the Empty Horses (1975)
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Niven has created an unredeemable monster of a narrator, but a very funny one, indeed.The Sound of Violence
February 17, 2009
No, not so much that, as the fact that she told Niven last night that her name is Emmie.Shifting Winds
Lieutenants Niven and Clark were troopers when the war began.
When Niven mentioned the match-box I started as though struck by a bullet.
It was just popular opinion that he was finding Niven the money.
"I went over to the store with Niven next day," continued the witness.