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Stewart, James, 1908-1997

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1908-1997

Biographical History

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 21 Collections and/or Records:

James Stewart files on Call Northside 777, 1948-1958

 Sub-Series — Box: 15
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains contracts associated with the film Call Northside 777.
Dates: 1948-1958

James Stewart files on Harvey, 1947-1960

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 15
Scope and Contents Contains contracts, a certificate, award, and photograph related to the film Harvey.
Dates: 1947-1960

James Stewart files on Harvey, 1971

 Sub-Series — Box: 18
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains a contract for the television special Harvey.
Dates: 1971

James Stewart files on It's a Wonderful Life, 1946

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents Contains a contract, certificate, photograph, plaque, print, and videocassettes related to the film It's a Wonderful Life. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: 1946

James Stewart files on Magic Town, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 16
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 17
Scope and Contents Contains a contract related to the fiml Magic Town.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on On Our Merry Way, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 27
Scope and Contents Contains a contract and a film extract of the motion picture On Our Merry Way. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Rope, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 31
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph, contract, and print of the film Rope. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Flight of the Phoenix, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains the script, a photograph, and a print of the film The Flight of the Phoenix. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Jimmy Stewart Show, 1970

 Sub-Series — Box: 18
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, cast lists, and agency authorizations related to the television program The Jimmy Stewart Show.
Dates: 1970

James Stewart files on The Man from Laramie, 1954-1958

 Sub-Series — Box: 16
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 18
Scope and Contents Contains contracts related to the film The Man from Laramie.
Dates: 1954-1958