Horatio

Horatio
[Photo by Jacquelyn Griffin)

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Niv



I always enjoyed the writing and the performances of David Niven, captured above in his famous ad-lib while hosting the Oscars. He was urbane and witty in person and in print, and enlivened many bad movies as well as being great in the good ones he was in.

But his anecdotage was perhaps my favorite side of him. Here's one sample, courtesy of David Frost:



"Goats? Bad show!"



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