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Stewart, James 1908-1997

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Most widely held works by James Stewart
Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

220 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

248 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 4,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia. When a rich shipbuilder hires Scotty to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide, Scotty falls in love with her. She is later murdered and Ferguson becomes demonic in his desire to re-create her in another woman
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington( Visual )

28 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 2,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( Visual )

126 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life( Visual )

62 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey is not having a good day. His life in the sleepy little town of Bedford Falls has been thrown off track, perhaps never to recover. His business has failed, he's wanted by the police, and he's had a fight with his beloved wife Mary. On this disastrous day, his responsibilities and frustrations overwhelm him, leading him to a bridge and serious contemplation of suicide. It's up to an angel named Clarence to convince George that his life has been one of worth and that it's still worth living. After taking a long look at George's life, the angel offers a portrait of what life in Bedford Falls would be like if George had never been born. This classic, sentimental favorite has become a Christmas tradition
It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( Visual )

331 editions published between 1946 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 2,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentimental classic about a young man who attempts to end his own life, only to be shown the error of his way by his guardian angel
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

98 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man who becomes a legend and an important political figure by falsely claiming he shot a ruthless gunman
Harvey by Henry Koster( Visual )

74 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a good-natured fellow whose constant companion is a six-foot tall invisible rabbit. His sister is determined to marry her daughter off and decides to commit her brother to a mental hospital to get him out of the way. Due to a mix-up the sister is committed instead, and it is up to the kindly brother and his imaginary friend to straighten things out!
Rope by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

126 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends strangle a college classmate and then proceed to invite his family and friends to dinner after they stuff the body inside a trunk to be used for the dining table. One of the guests, their teacher, suspects foul play and returns later to discover not only the body, but also how his own academic theories had been twisted to provide the motivation for the grotesque murder. Based on the real-life Leopold-Loeb murder, Hitchcock's study of total mise-en-scene construction was shot entirely on a single sound stage
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

46 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

74 editions published between 1959 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
An American tail by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mousekewitz family discovers the streets of America are not all paved with cheese, and living in a mouse tenement does not offer the life they hoped for. Young Tanya dreams of becoming a famous singer, and Fievel wants to become a tough lawdog like his hero Wylie Burp. Lured out west by the crafty entrepreneur Cat R. Waul, Fievel discovers the evil gentleman's true plans to turn the settlers into mouse-burgers. Enlisting the aid of his cat friend Tiger, the two team up with the legendary Wylie Burp to stop the feline gang's dastardly plot
The greatest show on Earth by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

18 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A splashy, colorful look at life under the big top that weaves the personal stories of the performers in with the spectacle and color of the circus. Includes an incredible train wreck
Shenandoah by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

32 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Virginia farmer during the Civil War refuses to support either the Confederacy or the Union until his son is taken prisoner and, seeing the horrors of war first-hand, he is forced at last to take his stand
The shop around the corner by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

37 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

41 editions published between 1939 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Destry, a mild-mannered deputy who doesn't like guns ... is called to restore order to the hopelessly corrupt frontier town of Bottleneck. Though reluctant to undertake such an enormous task, he's soon roped into action after meeting the seductive Frenchy, an alluring saloon girl who belts out unforgettable show-stoppers like "The Boys in the Back Room," while winning the hero's heart."--Container
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

83 editions published between 1950 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging frontiersman attempts to track down his father's murderer and the whereabouts of his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a rogue's gallery of owners including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a young Indian chief, and Stewart's own murderous brother
The Flight of the Phoenix by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

38 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small passenger plane makes a forced landing in the Sahara. The challenge: survival. The tiny band from the plane fights off thirst, Arabs, treachery, declining morale and despair. Incredibly, the plane, like the legendary phoenix that rises from its own ashes, flies again
The Spirit of St. Louis( Visual )

18 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From barnstormer to flying-circus wing walker to air-mail pilot, Charles Augustus Lindbergh assaulted the beckoning skies like a lovestruck kid. On May 21, 1927, his affair with the air propelled him into 20th-century legend. That day he landed his single-engine plane at Le Bourget Field outside Paris, following takeoff 33 1/2 hours earlier from Roosevelt Field, New York
Bell, book and candle by Richard Quine( Visual )

36 editions published between 1958 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novak is a witch who casts a spell on a book publisher (Stewart) to make him fall in love with her. He is most unhappy when he finds out what happened
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Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington
VertigoFrank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to WashingtonThe Philadelphia storyFrank Capra's It's a wonderful lifeIt's a wonderful lifeThe man who shot Liberty ValanceHarveyRope
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Stewart Jimmy 1908-1997

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