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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 Rear Window, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 30
Scope and Contents Contains a photocopy of a publicity photograph, a film print, and a videocassette related to the film Rear Window.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Right of Way, 1982-1982

 Sub-Series — Box: 18
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 11
Scope and Contents Contains scripts, interview questions, photographs, brochure, and correspondence related to the television program Right of Way.
Dates: 1982-1982

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 Shenandoah, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 32
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film Shenandoah. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Showtime, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 12
Scope and Contents Contains a film print and decorated film can from the television program Showtime. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Silver Theater, 1939 January 22

 Sub-Series — Box: 69
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks from the radio program Silver Theater.
Dates: 1939 January 22

James Stewart files on Strategic Air Command, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 34
Scope and Contents Contains an award and a film print of the motion picture Strategic Air Command. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on Suspense, 1949 December 1

 Sub-Series — Box: 70
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks for the radio program Suspense.
Dates: 1949 December 1

James Stewart files on Take Her, She's Mine, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 36
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film Take Her, She's Mine. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Bing Crosby Show, 1947-1953

 Sub-Series — Box: 69
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks for the radio program The Bing Crosby Show.
Dates: 1947-1953