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Description - The Moon's a Balloon by David Niven

One of the bestselling memoirs of all time, David Niven's The Moon's a Balloon is an account of one of the most remarkable lives Hollywood has ever seen. Beginning with the tragic early loss of his aristocratic father, then regaling us with tales of school, army and wartime hi-jinx, Niven shows how, even as an unknown young man, he knew how to live the good life. But it is his astonishing stories of life in Hollywood and his accounts of working and partying with the legends of the silver screen - Lawrence Oliver, Vivien Leigh, Cary Grant, Elizabeth Taylor, James Stewart, Lauren Bacall, Marlene Dietrich, Noel Coward and dozens of others, while making some of the most acclaimed films of the last century - which turn David Niven's memoir into an outright masterpiece. An intimate, gossipy, heartfelt and above all charming account of life inside Hollywood's dream factory, The Moon is a Balloon is a classic to be read and enjoyed time and again..

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140239249
ISBN-10: 0140239243
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Niven

David Niven was born in London in 1910 and died in 1983. He was seen as the quintessential English gent.

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