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 11 Collections and/or Records:
Contains reviews, photographs, clippings, and a videocassette related to the television program Great Performances.
Contains a contract, certificate, photograph, plaque, print, and videocassettes related to the film It's a Wonderful Life. A reference DVD is also included.
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.
Contains contracts, award, correspondence, photographs, and videocassette related to the film The Spirit of St. Louis.
Contains correspondence, clippings from school publications, and a videocassette associated with Stewart's studies at Mercersburg Academy. Materials date from between 1927 and 1980.
Contains correspondence, photographs, clippings, videocassettes, and other material associated with Stewart's studies at Princeton. Materials date from between 1932 and 1995.
Collection includes two videocassettes, a master and access copy, of "Jimmy Stewart: Hollywood's Hometown Hero". The documentary was prepared by Millenial Entertainment, Inc. and Archive Films using footage from the Brigham Young University Motion Picture Archive.