Discovering: David Niven

Discovering: David Niven

Series 2

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Summary

A profile of the British actor, who put a promising career in Hollywood on hold to return to England to join the Army when the Second World War broke out and saw action on the Normandy beaches. Critics discuss his performances in A Matter of Life and Death, A Bishop's Wife, Around the World in 80 Days, The Pink Panther, Death on the Nile and Casino Royale, and also examine his Oscar-winning role in Separate Tables.
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