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Stewart, James 1908-1997

Works: 460 works in 2,862 publications in 9 languages and 85,432 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Christmas films  Biography  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Proofreader, Author, Costume designer, Instrumentalist, Other, Singer, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Stewart
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

161 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,727 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 )

118 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,338 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. But things really begin to get hot for Stewart, Kelly and the unassuming audience when he suspects neighbor Raymond Burr of murdering his invalid wife and burying the body in a flower garden
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington by Frank Capra( Visual )

80 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,781 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 )

264 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,499 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 Philadelphia story by George Cukor( Visual )

71 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,465 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 3,163 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 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,884 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)
Anatomy of a murder by Otto Preminger( Visual )

64 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

53 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a good-natured fellow whose constant companion is a six-foot plus tall invisible rabbit
How the West was won by John Ford( Visual )

37 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows three generations of one family and their struggles in the West
Rope by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

72 editions published between 1948 and 2014 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
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

64 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,084 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 )

26 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,339 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
Shenandoah by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,254 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 English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,248 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, and includes an incredible train wreck
Destry rides again by George Marshall( Visual )

24 editions published between 1939 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,240 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 Spirit of St. Louis( Visual )

14 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,113 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
Winchester '73 by Anthony Mann( Visual )

58 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,105 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 1,098 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 )

8 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 1,027 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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Iacobus Stewart

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Jimmy Stewart

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Stewart James Maitland 1908-1997

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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 ValanceAnatomy of a murderHarvey