WorldCat Identities

Stewart, James 1908-1997

Works: 1,155 works in 3,670 publications in 9 languages and 88,678 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, Interviewee, Narrator, Proofreader, Costume designer, Commentator, Host, Other, Dedicatee, Singer, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Stewart
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
154 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson, forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia, is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife, who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
111 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,295 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
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra ( Visual )
76 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 3,752 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 )
252 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,540 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 3,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 3,075 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 )
68 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,826 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 (Liberty Valance)
Harvey by Henry Koster ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,433 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!
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,328 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 Patrick Hamilton ( Visual )
71 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends strangle a classmate for intellectual thrills, then proceed to invite his family and mutual friends over for dinner - with the body stuffed inside the trunk they use as a buffet table. Their former teacher suspects foul play and before the evening is over he finds out how brutally his students have twisted his own academic theories
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,119 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 )
61 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,093 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
Quiet, unassuming Kralik is fired from his job in a gift shop, when his boss falsely believes that he is having an affair with the boss's wife. Out of work and lonely, Kralik finds out that the girl of his dreams is actually the girl who works in the shop
Shenandoah by Andrew V McLaglen ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,247 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
Destry rides again by George Marshall ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,245 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
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 1,221 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,
The Spirit of St. Louis ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,115 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 )
54 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,082 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 )
21 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,075 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
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 1,054 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
English (1,141)
German (34)
French (22)
Multiple languages (19)
Spanish (14)
Italian (4)
Portuguese (1)
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