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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 7 Collections and/or Records:

James Stewart files on Anatomy of a Murder, 1959

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the script, correspondence, a certificate, and a print of the film Anatomy of a Murder. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: 1959

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 Glenn Miller Story, 1953

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents Contains a script, award, brochure, poster, a film print, and a VHS recording related to the film The Glenn Miller Story. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: 1953

James Stewart files on The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence, 1961 July 25

 Sub-Series — Box: 16
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 20
Scope and Contents Contains the script from the film The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence.
Dates: 1961 July 25

James Stewart files on The Stratton Story, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 35
Scope and Contents Contains an award and film print of the motion picture The Stratton Story. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart papers on films, 1940-1996

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains various correspondence, contracts, scripts, certificates, photographs, 16 mm films, and reference DVDs related to films in which Stewart participated. Dated 1940 to 1996.
Dates: 1940-1996

James Stewart papers on motion pictures, 1940-1996

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains various correspondence, contracts, scripts, certificates, photographs, 16 mm films, and reference DVDs of various motion pictures that James Stewart acted in. Dated 1940 to 1996.
Dates: 1940-1996