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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 122 Collections and/or Records:

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

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 Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 21
Scope and Contents

Contains a print of the film Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation. A reference DVD is also included.

Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 22
Scope and Contents

Contains a certificate and award related to the film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.

Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Night of 100 Stars, undated

 Sub-Series — oversize: 66
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains a group photograph from the television program Night of 100 Stars.

Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Night Passage, undated

 Sub-Series — oversize: 63
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 24
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs related to the film Night Passage.

Dates: undated

James Stewart files on No Highway in the Sky, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 25
Scope and Contents

Contains a print of the film No Highway in the Sky. A reference DVD is also included.

Dates: undated

James Stewart files on No Time for Comedy, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 17
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 26
Scope and Contents

Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph related to the film No Time for Comedy.

Dates: undated