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Stewart, James 1908-1997

Works: 1,079 works in 3,608 publications in 11 languages and 88,226 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, Proofreader, Narrator, Costume designer, Commentator, Host, Dedicatee, Other, Contributor, Singer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by James Stewart, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by James Stewart
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
143 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,659 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 )
93 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,177 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 )
88 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,813 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 Frank Capra ( Visual )
294 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,721 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 George Cukor ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,529 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 )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 3,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford ( Visual )
100 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,870 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 )
50 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,446 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 )
56 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife"--Container
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,146 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
Rope by Patrick Hamilton ( Visual )
70 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends strangle a classmate and then proceed to invite his family and friends to dinner, with the body stuffed inside the trunk they use for the table. Before the night is over, their former teacher discovers who killed the student, and why
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,139 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
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you by Frank Capra ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,531 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
The shop around the corner by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,387 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 )
32 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 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 )
17 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,204 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 )
15 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,120 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
Made for each other by John Cromwell ( Visual )
108 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic drama about a young couple's struggles in their first year of marriage
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,056 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
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Alternative Names
Jimmy Stewart
Stewart, James
Stewart, James Maitland.
Stewart, James Maitland, 1908-1997
Stewart, James Maitland 1908-1997 Vollstaendiger Name
Stewart, Jimmy.
Stewart, Jimmy, 1908-1997
English (1,232)
Spanish (87)
German (62)
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