"He isn't talkative about what happened to him during that dark period [during the war]. He says his outlook has changed some. Even the gayest and most lighthearted can't participate in a ghastly war without some mark being left. The fight with the Nazis made David Niven conscious of other things than the drama pages."
Niven's first post-war film roll was in the Hal Wallis production The Perfect Marriage, co-starring Loretta Young.