NIVEN 1st Edition Hardback

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NIVEN 1st Edition Hardback

ISBN 0241113601

Contains The Moon's A Balloon and Bring On The Empty Horses, fully illustrated in black and white througout.  Rare and collectable. Price includes delivery by Tracked and Signed ParcelForce to any UK address.

There were several different aspects to David Niven's life. Having arrived in Hollywood, he was required to learn his trade in "B" movies before being allowed to enter the big time from where he eventually won an Oscar. Unlike some of the greats of Hollywood, he also put his entire acting career on hold whilst he served as a British officer in a fighting unit throughout WW2. "The Moon's a Balloon" recounts the first half of his life's story in which we meet some of the rich and famous stars of that Hollywood of yester-year and learn a little about each of these people and their various relationships.

In "Bring on the Empty Horses" Niven confirms his credentials as an ingenious writer as he pours his own brand of humour onto each and every encounter he describes in this sequel. A first hand account of that golden age of Hollywood written by a master wordsmith who has also mastered the art of humour. 

As an actor, David Niven was the good guy, the dashing hero, the sort of character to whom we would all wish to aspire. As an author, he writes about his fellow personalities from the Hollywood of yester-year with whom he worked and came into contact without exposing their shortcomings.  If you are a fan of the olden days, the golden days of Hollywood, you will enjoy these two books. 

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