Stewart, James, 1908-1997
- Existence: 1908 - 1997
James Stewart (1908-1997) was an American actor.
James Maitland "Jimmy" Stewart (May 20, 1908–July 2, 1997) was an American film and stage actor, best known for his self-effacing persona. Over the course of his career, he starred in many films widely considered classics and was nominated for five Academy Awards, winning one in competition and receiving one Lifetime Achievement award. He was a major MGM contract star. He also had a noted military career, a World War II and Vietnam War veteran, who rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Air Force Reserve.
Citation:Eyles, A. James Stewart, 1984: CIP t.p. (James Stewart [in title]) pub. info. (Jimmy Stewart)
LC data base, 6/4/84 (hdg.: Stewart, James, 1908-)
NUCMC data from Univ. of Virginia Lib. for Angell, R. Papers, 1896-1981 (Stewart, James Maitland, 1908-)
Motion Picture Almanac, 1988: p. 247 (Stewart, James; actor)
Washington Post, July 3, 1997: p. A1 (Jimmy Stewart; d. July 2, 1997, Los Angeles)
IMDb, Sept. 16, 2010 (b. May 20, 1908 in Indiana, Pa.; d. July, 1997 in Los Angeles, Calif.; actor)
Found in 140 Collections and/or Records:
101, 1958 March
Contains a script from the radio program "101."
American sportsman, 1973
Contains film prints from the television program American Sportsman. A reference DVD is also included.
Anatomy of a murder (1959), 1959 February-July
Contains the script, correspondence, a certificate, and a print of the film "Anatomy of a Murder." A reference DVD is also included.
Michael J. Bandler papers
13 looseleaf notebooks and 2 reels of microfilm containing research for a James Stewart biography.
Bend of the river (1952), approximately 1952
Contains a print of the film "Bend of the River." A reference DVD is also included.
Born to dance (1936), 1953
Contains sheet music associated with the film Born to Dance.
Broken arrow (1950), approximately 1950
Contains a print of the film "Broken Arrow." A reference DVD is also included.
Call Northside 777 (1948), 1948-1958
Contains contracts associated with the film Call Northside 777.
Clarinda Herald Journal press negatives related to The Glenn Miller Story
Collection of 24 black and white 4x5" press negatives created for the Clarinda Herald Journal and relating to the premiere showing of The Glenn Miller Story. Contact prints created from the negatives by the digital lab are available for patron use.
Collection on the James M. Stewart Museum, 1995
Contains memorabilia, clippings, and a video interview on the Jimmy Stewart Museum. Dated 1995.