James Stewart

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James Stewart was a notable American actor who's film career that spanned over 55 years and 80 films. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1908/05/20 James Maitland Stewart is born at home in Indiana, Pennsylvania. The house, now lost, once located on Philadelphia St, about two blocks west and two blocks south of his childhood home. Born Indiana, PA Pennsylvania Jimmy Stewart's Birthday
1915/00/00 Elizabeth Ruth and Alexander Maitland Stewart and family move to North 7th Street on Vinegar Hill in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Alexander Stewart will live in the house until his death in 1962. Home James Stewart Boyhood Home Indiana, PA
1923/09/00 Jimmy Stewart enters Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania. Education Mercersburg Academy Mercersburg, PA
1928/06/00 Jimmy Stewart graduates from Mercersburg Academy. Education Mercersburg Academy Mercersburg, PA
1928/09/00 Jimmy Stewart enrolls at Princeton in the fall of 1928. Majoring in architecture, Stewart will become a member of the Princeton Charter Club. Education Princeton University
1939/10/17 Sponsored by the National Press Club, "Mr Smith Goes to Washington" premieres at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC. Forty-five US senators were among the 4,000 guests. Actor Mr Smith Goes to Washington Constitution Hall Washington, DC
1939/12/29 "Destry Rides Again" is released. Actor Destry Rides Again (film)
1940/12/26 "The Philadelphia Story" opens, creating "the longest line in the 8 year history of the Radio City Music Hall." - Time Magazine Actor The Philadelphia Story Radio City Music Hall New York City
1946/12/20 "It's a Wonderful Life" has a preview showing for charity at New York City's Brandt's Globe Theater, a day before its official premiere. Actor It's a Wonderful Life Theatre District NYC
1948/08/26 Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, "Rope" is released in New York City. Actor Rope
1953/00/00 Actor Jimmy Stewart and director Alfred Hitchcock form a production company, Patron, Inc, which obtains the motion picture rights in "It Had to Be Murder" from De Sylva's successors in interest for $10,000. Owner Rear Window (film) STEWART ET AL v ABEND, DBA AUTHORS RESEARCH CO
1953/00/00 Actor Jimmy Stewart and director Alfred Hitchcock form a production company, Patron, Inc, which obtains the motion picture rights in "It Had to Be Murder" from De Sylva's successors in interest for $10,000. Owner It Had to Be Murder (short story) STEWART ET AL v ABEND, DBA AUTHORS RESEARCH CO
1954/08/04 United Nations officials and prominent members of the social and entertainment worlds attend the benefit world premiere for "Rear Window" at the Rivoli Theatre (razed) in New York City, with proceeds going to the American-Korean Foundation. Actor Rear Window (film)
1957/10/02 The "Vertigo" crew films Scottie parking opposite the McKittrick Hotel (lost). St Paulus Lutheran Church (lost) at 999 Eddy St can be seen behind him. The Fortmann Mansion (lost) at 1007 Gough Street was used as the location of the McKittrick. Actor Vertigo Family Service Agency San Francisco
1961/07/26 "Two Rode Together" is released. Actor Two Rode Together
1962/04/13 "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" is released. Actor The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
1963/02/25 "How the West Was Won" makes it's American premiere, a charity fund raiser at the Warner Cinerama. The public run here, the last of the three-strip Cinerama presentations, will play for 93 weeks. Actor How the West Was Won Warner Pacific Theatre Los Angeles
1997/07/02 James Maitland Stewart dies of a heart attack at the age of 89 surrounded by his children at his home in Beverly Hills, California. The Tudor house on the corner at 918 N Roxbury Dr was razed in July, 1998. Died

9 Creative Works by James Stewart »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Mr Smith Goes to Washington Actor Film 1939/10/17
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
  • AFI's 100 Years 100 Movies-10th Anniversary - 400 ballot choices, 2007
  • US National Film Registry
Destry Rides Again (film) Actor Film 1939/12/29
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
  • AFI's 100 Years 100 Movies-10th Anniversary - 400 ballot choices, 2007
  • US National Film Registry
The Philadelphia Story Actor Film 1940/12/26
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
  • AFI's 100 Years 100 Movies-10th Anniversary - 400 ballot choices, 2007
  • US National Film Registry
It's a Wonderful Life Actor Film 1946/12/20
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
  • AFI's 100 Years 100 Movies-10th Anniversary - 400 ballot choices, 2007
  • US National Film Registry
Rear Window (film) Actor Film 1954/08/04
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
  • AFI's 100 Years 100 Movies-10th Anniversary - 400 ballot choices, 2007
  • US National Film Registry
Vertigo Actor Film 1957/10/02
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
  • AFI's 100 Years 100 Movies-10th Anniversary - 400 ballot choices, 2007
  • US National Film Registry
Two Rode Together Actor Film 1961/07/26
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Actor Film 1962/04/13
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
  • US National Film Registry
How the West Was Won Actor Film 1963/02/25
  • US National Film Registry

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