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Stewart, James 1908-1997

Overview
Works: 1,194 works in 3,767 publications in 9 languages and 89,855 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Detective and mystery films  Humor  Christmas stories  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker, Author, Interviewee, Proofreader, Narrator, Costume designer, Commentator, Host, Dedicatee, Other, Contributor, Singer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Stewart
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

157 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe fear of heights. When a rich shipbuilder hires Scottie to follow his wife, who may be suicidal, Scottie finds himself falling in love with her. Eventually Ferguson becomes obsessed with the chance to re-create her in another woman
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

114 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While watching his neighbors through the windows of the building next door, a wheelchair-bound photographer becomes convinced one of them has been murdered. Is it just his imagination? Or a case of a room with a view ... to die for?
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )

78 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington's youngest senator exposes corruption in high places, almost at the cost of his career
It's a wonderful life by James Stewart( Visual )

262 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,582 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 ways by his guardian angel
The Philadelphia story by Donald Ogden Stewart( Visual )

68 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,464 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 )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 3,124 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
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

72 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,856 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 )

53 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a good-natured fellow whose constant companion is a 6'8" 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!
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

62 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
Rope by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

72 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends strangle a classmate and invite his family and mutual friends to dinner--with the body stuffed inside the trunk for a buffet table. Inspired by the Leopold-Loeb murder
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads. The first feature film to be photographed and projected in the panoramic three-camera Cinerama process
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

62 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an Englishman touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London
The shop around the corner by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

28 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,361 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 )

24 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,249 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
Shenandoah by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,245 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 greatest show on earth by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

16 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanship duel in the ring, while he pursues her on the ground. Subplots involve the secret past of Buttons the Clown and the efforts of racketeers to move in on the game concessions. Let the show begin!"--Rod Crawford, www.imdb.com
The Spirit of St. Louis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

55 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,092 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 Dennis Quaid( Visual )

22 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cargo plane on a routine flight suddenly hits a high-turbulence storm, forcing a crash landing hundreds of miles off course in the barren Gobi desert. Among the survivors, one eccentric passenger leads the crew to build a new plane - against all odds, against all hope, and sometimes - against each other
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you( Visual )

8 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about the Sycamores, an eccentric family of free spirits, and the problems that arise when Alice, the one stable member, falls for her boss's son
 
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Alternative Names
Jimmy Stewart

Stewart, James

Stewart, James Maitland.

Stewart James Maitland 1908-1997

Stewart, Jimmy.

Stewart Jimmy 1908-1997

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Alfred Hitchcock's Rear windowFrank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to WashingtonIt's a wonderful lifeThe Philadelphia storyFrank Capra's It's a wonderful lifeThe man who shot Liberty ValanceHarveyAnatomy of a murder