Two years after his death the late actor's photographs were edited by Tom Hutchinson as "Niven's Hollywood" and published by Salem House.
11 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
5 Interviews |
5 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
19 Magazine Cover Photos |
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[After a streaker interrupts him at the 46th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony] Well that, ladies and gentlemen, was almost bound to happen. It's fascinating to think that probably the only laugh that man will ever get in his life is by stripping off and showing his shortcomings.
The title of his autobiography, "Bring on the Empty Horses", is taken from a command given by director Michael Curtiz
during the filming of The Charge of the Light Brigade
(1936) in which Niven was an extra. Curtiz, notorious for his poor command of English, wanted a lot of riderless horses in the background of the climactic charge.
[names]: his characters are often named after his real-life friends, or refer to his real-life friends as sources of information.