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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 121 Collections and/or Records:

James Stewart files on Dear Brigitte, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film Dear Brigitte. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Firecreek, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 15
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph for the film Firecreek.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Fool's Parade, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 15
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains a government proclamation related to the film Fool's Parade.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on General Electric Theater, 1957 May 29

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains a script, film prints, and decorated film cans from the television program General Electric Theater. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: 1957 May 29

James Stewart files on Great Performances, 1986-1987

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains reviews, photographs, clippings, and a videocassette related to the television program Great Performances.
Dates: 1986-1987

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 Hawkins, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 61
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains production photographs from the television program Hawkins.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Hollywood Star Playhouse, 1952 April 13

 Sub-Series — Box: 69
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks for the radio program Hollywood Star Playhouse.
Dates: 1952 April 13

James Stewart files on I Love a Mystery, 1963-1964

 Sub-Series — Box: 18
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains a transcription disk for the radio program I Love a Mystery.
Dates: 1963-1964