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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 The Cheyenne Social Club, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains a print of the film The Cheyenne Social Club. A reference DVD is included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The FBI Story, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents Contains an award and a publicity photograph from the film The FBI Story.
Dates: undated

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 George Gobel Show, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 185
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains film prints from the television program The George Gobel Show. 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 Greatest Show on Earth, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 3 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 14
Scope and Contents Contains an award, a photograph, and print of the film The Greatest Show on Earth. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Jack Benny Show, undated

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains film prints from the television program The Jack Benny Show. A reference DVD is also included.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Jack Benny Show, 1949 January

 Sub-Series — Box: 69
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks of the radio program The Jack Benny Show. Audiocassette reference copy also available.
Dates: 1949 January

James Stewart files on The Jimmy Stewart Show, undated

 Sub-Series — Box: 69
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 5 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains transcription disks of the radio program The Jimmy Stewart Show.
Dates: undated

James Stewart files on The Jimmy Stewart Show, 1970

 Sub-Series — Box: 18
Identifier: MSS 2157 Series 4 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, cast lists, and agency authorizations related to the television program The Jimmy Stewart Show.
Dates: 1970