Oscar Tips: David Niven shows us how to keep our cool…

1361361156_1330106997_robert-opel-david-niven-lgDavid Niven (1910-1983), whose birthday it would be today, gets interrupted by a streaker at the 46th Academy Awards:

” 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.”

1958-david-niven_2149667iDavid Niven winning his own Oscar for Separate Tables.

“KEEP THE CIRCUS GOING INSIDE YOU, KEEP IT GOING, DON’T TAKE ANYTHING TOO SERIOUSLY – IT’LL ALL WORK OUT IN THE END.”

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More Niven Tips:

Separate Tables (1958)

Bonjour Tristesse (1958)

A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

posted by Dixie Turner

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