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  • May 20, 1908 - Jul 02, 1997 (age 89)
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1997
James Stewart
PersonalJuly 1997

James Stewart

James Stewart passed away.
1991
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West
MovieNov 21, 1991

An American Tail: Fievel Goes West

An American Tail: Fievel …
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (also known as An American Tail II: Fievel Goes West or An American Tail II) is a 1991 American animated comedy western film produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio and released by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to An American Tail, and the last installment in the series to be released theatrically. Two direct-to-video sequels were released in the late 1990s. A continuation, Fievel's American Tails, aired on CBS in 1992.
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1989
Nomination1989

Outstanding Achievement in Art Directio…

Nominated for "Guiding Light".
Daytime Emmy Award
1985
Award1985

Presidential Medal of Freedom

Won Presidential Medal of Freedom.
1984
Award1984

Academy Honorary Award

Won Academy Honorary Award.
1983
Award1983

Kennedy Center Honors

Won Kennedy Center Honors.
1980
Award1980

AFI Life Achievement Award

Won AFI Life Achievement Award.
1978
The Big Sleep
MovieMar 13, 1978

The Big Sleep

Philip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) is asked by the elderly General …
Philip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) is asked by the elderly General Sternwood (James Stewart) to investigate an attempt at blackmail on one of his daughters. He soon finds that the attempt is half-hearted at best, and seems to be more connected with the disappearance of the other daughter's husband, Rusty Regan (David Savile). Rusty's wife seems unconcerned with his disappearance, further complicating the mystery. Only General Sternwood seems concerned as mobsters and hired killers continue to appear in the path of the investigation.
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1977
Airport '77
MovieMar 11, 1977

Airport '77

Airport '77 is a 1977 American air disaster film and the third …
Airport '77 is a 1977 American air disaster film and the third installment of the Airport franchise. The film stars a number of veteran actors including Jack Lemmon, James Stewart, Joseph Cotten, Olivia de Havilland, and Brenda Vaccaro as well as the return of George Kennedy from the two previous Airport films. It is directed by Jerry Jameson, produced by Jennings Lang and William Frye with a screenplay by Michael Scheff and David Spector.
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1976
The Shootist
MovieAug 11, 1976

The Shootist

This western, taking place in Carson City, Nevada in …
This western, taking place in Carson City, Nevada in 1901, stars none other than John Wayne, Lauren Bacall and a young Ron Howard. Wayne plays gunfighter J.B. Brooks, who after receiving news from his doctor that he has cancer, decides he doesn't want to suffer and chooses to take fate into his own hands and plans to die a more dignified death. Brooks (John Wayne) rents a room from a local widow and her son played by Lauren Bacall and Ron Howard and they eventually become friends, Brook becomes a mentor to young Gillom (Ron Howard) whether he wanted to or not. As always, John Wayne's character, J.B. Brooks makes a few friends and keeps a few of his old enemies throughout the movie. Along the way, other gunfighters are trying to make sure they get to kill J.B. Books before the cancer does. This movie based on the 1975 novel by Glendon Swarthout was John Wayne's last movie until his own death from cancer in 1979.
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1973
Nomination1973

Best Actor – Television Series Drama

Nominated for "Hawkins".
Golden Globe Award
Award1973

Best Actor – Television Series Drama

Won award for "Hawkins".
Golden Globe Award
1970
The Cheyenne Social Club
MovieJun 12, 1970

The Cheyenne Social Club

Out of the blue, the grizzled …
Out of the blue, the grizzled farm hand, John O'Hanlan, receives an unexpected letter from an unknown solicitor in the far off town of Cheyenne, Wyoming, informing him that he is the proud owner of the Cheyenne Social Club, now that his estranged brother, D.J., has passed away. Eager to trade in the dusty landscapes of 1867 Texas for an easy life as a businessman--and at the same time intrigued--John sets out on a long trip along with his best friend, Harley Sullivan, to create a better future for himself. Somehow, John's newest and only acquisition has both a good and a bad reputation; either way, the establishment's inexperienced manager now holds the fates of its loyal staff in his hands: a beautiful sextet of dedicated, and above all, popular female employees. However, is John cut out for business?
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Outstanding Performance
Award1970

Outstanding Performance

Won award for "Harvey".
Drama Desk Award
Outstanding Performance
Nomination1970

Outstanding Performance

Nominated for "Harvey".
Drama Desk Award
1968
Bandolero!
MovieJun 1, 1968

Bandolero!

Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with …
Posing as a hangman, Mace Bishop arrives in town with the intention of freeing a gang of outlaws, including his brother, from the gallows. Mace urges his younger brother to give up crime. The sheriff chases the brothers to Mexico. They join forces, however, against a group of Mexican bandits.
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Firecreek
MovieJan 24, 1968

Firecreek

Firecreek is a 1968 American western film directed by …
Firecreek is a 1968 American western film directed by Vincent McEveety and starring James Stewart and Henry Fonda in his second role as an antagonist that year. The film is similar to High Noon in that it features an entire town of cowards refusing to help a peace officer against outlaws. Stewart plays an unlikely hero, forced into action when his conscience will not permit evil to continue.
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Award1968

Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement A…

Won Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.
1966
The Rare Breed
MovieFeb 2, 1966

The Rare Breed

When her husband dies en route to America, Martha Price and …
When her husband dies en route to America, Martha Price and her daughter Hilary are left to carry out his dream: the introduction of Hereford cattle into the American West. They enlist Sam "Bulldog" Burnett in their efforts to transport their lone bull, a Hereford named Vindicator, to a breeder in Texas, but the trail is fraught with danger, and even Burnett doubts the survival potential of this "rare breed" of cattle.
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1965
The Flight of the Phoenix
MovieDec 15, 1965

The Flight of the Phoenix

A cargo plane goes down in …
A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will build to escape before their food and water run out.
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Shenandoah
MovieJun 3, 1965

Shenandoah

Shenandoah is a 1965 American Civil War film starring James …
Shenandoah is a 1965 American Civil War film starring James Stewart, Doug McClure, Glenn Corbett, Patrick Wayne, and, in their film debuts, Katharine Ross and Rosemary Forsyth. The film was directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. The American folk song "Oh Shenandoah" features prominently in the film's soundtrack.
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Dear Brigitte
MovieJan 8, 1965

Dear Brigitte

Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against …
Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
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1964
Cheyenne Autumn
MovieOct 3, 1964

Cheyenne Autumn

When the government agency fails to deliver even the meager …
When the government agency fails to deliver even the meager supplies due by treaty to the proud Cheyenne tribe in their barren desert reserve, the starving Indians have taken more abuse than it's worth and break it too by embarking on a 1,500 miles journey back to their ancestral hunting grounds. US Cavalry Capt. Thomas Archer is charged with their retrieval, but during the hunt grows to respect their noble courage, and decides to help them.
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Nomination1964

Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award

Nominated for Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award.
Award1964

Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award

Won Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award.
1962
How the West Was Won
MovieNov 1, 1962

How the West Was Won

The fifty years of American westward expansion …
The fifty years of American westward expansion between the 1830s and 1880s are viewed through the experiences of the Prescott and Rawlings families, as they migrate by the Erie Canal, continue over the prairies from St. Louis during the California gold rush, suffer through the Civil War, and finally help build the railroads on the plains and bring law and justice to the frontier. Along the way they meet mountain men, journey by wagon train, deal with Native Americans, and face outlaws in the southwest.
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Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
MovieJun 15, 1962

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation

Hobbs is in desperate need …
Hobbs is in desperate need of a holiday and is very much hoping he and his wife Peggy can get away on their own. He gets home to learn that she's accepted the offer of friend's house on the beach and is hoping all of their children and grandchildren will be able to join them for the month they will be there. When they arrive they find a dilapidated house with an antiquated plumbing system. Those are the least of Hobbs' problem however. His young son is only interested in watching television and his teenage daughter is having to deal with wearing braces. Of his two eldest daughters, one is seemingly on he verge of a divorce and the other suspects her husband's loyalties. Throughout it all, Hobbs takes life in stride providing fatherly advice.
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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
MovieApr 1, 1962

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

When Senator Ransom …
When Senator Ransom Stoddard returns home to Shinbone for the funeral of Tom Doniphon, he recounts to a local newspaper editor the story behind it all. He had come to town many years before, a lawyer by profession. The stage was robbed on its way in by the local ruffian, Liberty Valance, and Stoddard has nothing to his name left save a few law books. He gets a job in the kitchen at the Ericson's restaurant and there meets his future wife, Hallie. The territory is vying for Statehood and Stoddard is selected as a representative over Valance, who continues terrorizing the town. When he destroys the local newspaper office and attacks the editor, Stoddard calls him out, though the conclusion is not quite as straightforward as legend would have it.
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Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nomination1962

Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or C…

Nominated for "Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation".
Golden Globe Award
1961
Two Rode Together
MovieMay 24, 1961

Two Rode Together

The US Army is under pressure from the desperate relatives …
The US Army is under pressure from the desperate relatives of white prisoners of the Comanches to secure their rescue. A cynical and corrupt marshal, Guthrie McCabe, is persuaded by an army lieutenant to assist in the negotiations with the Comanches; however, just two captives are released, and their reintegration into white society proves highly problematic.
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1960
The Mountain Road
MovieJun 1, 1960

The Mountain Road

The Mountain Road is a 1960 war film starring James Stewart …
The Mountain Road is a 1960 war film starring James Stewart and directed by Daniel Mann. Set in China and based on the 1958 novel of the same name by journalist-historian Theodore H. White, the film follows the attempts of a U.S. Army major to destroy bridges and roads potentially useful to the Japanese during World War II. White's time covering China for Time magazine during the war led to an interview with former OSS Major Frank Gleason Jr., who served as head of a demolition crew that inspired the story and film. Gleason was later hired as an (uncredited) technical consultant for the film.
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Best Foreign Actor
Nomination1960

Best Foreign Actor

Nominated for "Anatomy of a Murder".
BAFTA Award
1959
The FBI Story
MovieSep 25, 1959

The FBI Story

This film follows the career of fictional FBI agent Chip …
This film follows the career of fictional FBI agent Chip Hardesty. It starts off with the 1955 airline bombing by Jack Graham who placed a bomb in his mother's suitcase so he could collect the insurance and killed 44 people in the process. The story then goes back to 1924 when a dissatisfied Hardesty is thinking of leaving he agency. His interest is reignited with appointment of J. Edgar Hoover as the new Director and a renewed sense of mission for the FBI. Working with his good friend Sam Crandall, he tells the story of some of the major cases he worked on: the fight against the Ku Klux Klan; the case of Oklahoma Indians who were being killed for their oil-rich lands; and the fight against the slew of high profile 1930s bank robbers including Pretty Boy Floyd, Baby Face Nelson, John Dillinger and Ma Barker. During World War II their focus was on Nazi spies and subversive elements. By the 1950s, the focus was on communist spies.
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Anatomy of a Murder
MovieJul 1, 1959

Anatomy of a Murder

Paul Biegler is a small town lawyer who until recently had been …
Paul Biegler is a small town lawyer who until recently had been the local district attorney and given a lack of clients, he spends a lot of time fishing. When a murder takes place in a trailer park on the outskirts of town, he is asked to defend Lt. Frederick Manion who admits to having killed Barney Quill, a local bar owner who allegedly raped his wife. Manion claims to have had a form of temporary insanity. The case is both prominent, with the State's Deputy Attorney General personally prosecuting the case and lurid, given the rape and the sexual nature of much of the testimony. Biegler and his friend former lawyer Parnell McCarthy, now a bit the worse for wear and given to drink, must find a way to convince the jury when they little or no evidence to support their case.
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Best Actor
Nomination1959

Best Actor

Nominated for "Anatomy of a Murder".
Academy Award
1958
Bell, Book and Candle
MovieNov 11, 1958

Bell, Book and Candle

Gillian Holroyd is just your …
Gillian Holroyd is just your average, modern-day, witch, living in a New York apartment with her Siamese familiar, Pyewacket. But one day a handsome publisher, Shep Henderson walks into her building and Gillian decides she wants him--especially as it turns out he's marrying Merle Kittridge, an old poison penpal from Gillian's college days. So, Gillian casts a spell over Shep. But her powers are in danger of being exorcised by something stronger than the bell-book-and-candle routine: Love.
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Vertigo
MovieMay 9, 1958

Vertigo

John "Scottie" Ferguson is a retired San Francisco police …
John "Scottie" Ferguson is a retired San Francisco police detective who suffers from acrophobia, and Madeleine is the lady who leads him to high places. A wealthy shipbuilder who is an acquaintance from college days approaches Scottie and asks him to follow his beautiful wife, Madeleine. He fears she is going insane, maybe even contemplating suicide, as he believes she has been possessed by a dead ancestor who committed suicide. Scottie is skeptical, but agrees to the assignment after he sees the beautiful Madeleine.
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1957
Night Passage
MovieJul 17, 1957

Night Passage

The workers on the railroad haven't been paid in several months, …
The workers on the railroad haven't been paid in several months, that's because Whitey and his gang, including fast-shooting, dangerous, but likeable Utica Kid, keep holding up the train for its payroll. Grant McLaine, a former railroad employee who was fired in disgrace, is recruited to take the payroll through undercover. A young boy and a shoebox figure into the plot when Whitey's gang tries to hold up the train, and Grant and the Kid meet again to settle an old score.
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The Spirit of St. Louis
MovieFeb 21, 1957

The Spirit of St. Louis

Charles Lindbergh's historic, …
Charles Lindbergh's historic, epic solo trans-Atlantic flight in 1927, the first ever solo crossing of the Atlantic in an airplane. We see how Lindbergh set about organising financiers for his flight, purchasing, designing and building the plane, test flights, (through news on other fliers) the potential fates awaiting him and the flight itself, especially the hardships he had to endure and how he overcame them. We also see, though flashbacks, his earlier life - how he learnt to fly and his first few jobs in aviation.
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1956
The Man Who Knew Too Much
MovieApr 30, 1956

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Dr. Ben McKenna, his wife …
Dr. Ben McKenna, his wife Jo and their son Hank are on a touring vacation of Africa when they meet the mysterious Louis Bernard on a bus. The next day, Bernard is murdered in the local marketplace, but before he dies, he manages to reveal details of an assassination about to take place in London. Fearing that their plot will be revealed, the assassins kidnap Hank in order to keep the McKenna's silent. Ben and Jo go to London and take matters into their own hands.
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1955
Strategic Air Command
MovieMar 25, 1955

Strategic Air Command

An ex-pilot and current …
An ex-pilot and current baseballer is recalled into the U.S. Air Force and assumes an increasingly important role in Cold War deterrence.
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The Man from Laramie
MovieMar 15, 1955

The Man from Laramie

This motion picture tells the tale of a small town that has been …
This motion picture tells the tale of a small town that has been plagued by a dangerous man who uses violence as a means of attaining his wealth from the less fortunate citizens. The film centers around the story of an individual who has just arrived in town and is looking for decent work to make a living on the frontier. The man notices that the townspeople are terrified and work under a grim presence personified by his status as a cattle baron. In order to fight the evil cattle baron and not be subjected to his harsh rule, the man decides to find work with the baron's arch nemesis.
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Best Foreign Actor
Nomination1955

Best Foreign Actor

Nominated for "The Glenn Miller Story".
BAFTA Award
1954
Rear Window
MovieAug 1, 1954

Rear Window

Rear Window is a 1954 American Technicolor mystery thriller …
Rear Window is a 1954 American Technicolor mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written by John Michael Hayes based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 short story "It Had to Be Murder". Originally released by Paramount Pictures, the film stars James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, and Raymond Burr. It was screened at the 1954 Venice Film Festival.
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The Far Country
MovieJul 22, 1954

The Far Country

In 1896, Jeff Webster sees the start of the Klondike gold rush as …
In 1896, Jeff Webster sees the start of the Klondike gold rush as a golden opportunity to make a fortune in beef, and woe betide anyone standing in his way. He drives a cattle herd from Wyoming to Seattle, by ship to Skagway, and (after a delay caused by larcenous town boss Gannon) through the mountains to Dawson. There, he and his partner Ben Tatum get into the gold business themselves. Two lovely women fall for misanthropic Jeff, but he believes in every-man-for-himself, turning his back on growing lawlessness, until it finally strikes home.
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1953
The Glenn Miller Story
MovieDec 10, 1953

The Glenn Miller Story

The Glenn Miller Story is a …
The Glenn Miller Story is a 1954 American biographical film about the eponymous American band-leader, directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart in their first non-western collaboration. Universal-International's first public announcements, early in 1953, employed the soon-discarded title, "Moonlight Serenade."
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Thunder Bay
MovieMay 20, 1953

Thunder Bay

In 1946, the drifters Steve Martin (James Stewart) and his …
In 1946, the drifters Steve Martin (James Stewart) and his partner and friend Johnny Gambi (Dan Duryea) travel to Port Felicity completely broken to meet the investor Kermit MacDonald (Jay C. Flippen). Steve dreams on building an offshore drilling barge to explore oil in the Gulf of Mexico and MacDonald, who is an entrepreneur and also a dreamer, decides to finance them but gives a short schedule to find oil. They initially hire the fishing vessel of skipper Dominique Rigaud since the fishermen are having difficulties to catch shrimps. Steve and Johnny try to befriend the locals but when they use dynamite to locate oil, the population turns against them. Meanwhile Johnny dates the younger daughter of Dominique, Francesca, while her older sister Stella Rigaud fells attraction for Steve, but she rejects him since she is a wounded woman with a past. Steve, Johnny and their crew need to face the hostility of the locals, hurricane and sabotage from the locals.
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The Naked Spur
MovieJan 30, 1953

The Naked Spur

A bitter Howard Kemp heads westward to the Rockies …
A bitter Howard Kemp heads westward to the Rockies from Abilene, Kansas on the trail of murderer Ben Vandergroat and the $5000 reward on Vandergroat's head, money after which Kemp lusts in order to re-purchase the ranch that his absconding fiancée had sold during his stint in the army. Kemp unexpectedly crosses paths with an old, star-crossed gold miner, Jesse Tate, and with a recently-discharged soldier of questionable repute, Roy Anderson. Teaming up, they nab Vandergroat and his girl, Lina Patch, but Vandergroat tries to turn his three distrustful, avaricious captors against each other during the return trip.
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1952
Carbine Williams
MovieApr 24, 1952

Carbine Williams

This is the story of David Marshall 'Marsh' Williams, the real life …
This is the story of David Marshall 'Marsh' Williams, the real life inventor of the world famous M-1 Carbine automatic rifle used in WWII. It all started when Marsh, who was one to do things his way, was caught distilling moonshine, and was accused and convicted of shooting a federal officer in the process. This at first placed him in the chain gang which labeled him as a hard case. Later, to make room for those more deserving, he was moved to a prison farm, where he came under the direction of Captain H.T. Peoples. The Captain was a mild mannered warden, who did not shy from discipline when necessary, but also believed that given the opportunity, most men will respond to good. Believing that Marsh was just such a person, the Captain gave him every opportunity to reform, so much so, that he eventually allowed Marsh to work in the tool shop on his spare time to develop and build by hand, a working rifle, inside the prison farm itself.
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Bend of the River
MovieJan 23, 1952

Bend of the River

Glyn McLyntock has taken a job leading settlers west. He is …
Glyn McLyntock has taken a job leading settlers west. He is helped by Emerson Cole, a man with a shady past whom McLyntock saves from a lynching. The homesteaders set up home a few days from Portland, but when McLyntock goes to collect their winter supplies he finds a town gone gold crazy. Can he get the food back to the settlers, and can he still count on Cole?
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The Greatest Show on Earth
MovieJan 10, 1952

The Greatest Show on Earth

"The Greatest Show on …
"The Greatest Show on Earth" is a dazzling spectacle of life behind the scenes with Ringling Bros.-Barnum and Bailey Circus, the best three-ring circus in the land. Celebrates the extravagant three-ring circus and depicts the passionate scenes of love and jealousy behind the greatest show on Earth.
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1951
No Highway in the Sky
MovieJun 28, 1951

No Highway in the Sky

Theodore Honey is an …
Theodore Honey is an aeronautical engineer who is conducting stress tests on the tail assembly for a relatively new airplane, the Reindeer, manufactured by his employer. He is convinced that at approximately 1440 hours of use, vibration will have caused sufficient metal fatigue for the tail to just fall off. A Reindeer recently crashed in Labrador and he is sent there to see if the tail can be found and examined. The flight is on a Reindeer and when he learns that the plane is fast approaching it's limit, he causes quite a commotion. He's returned to England and will now likely be fired. He does have some supporters however including stewardess Marjorie Corder and actress Monica Teasdale but his testing has not yet provided any definite proof there is a design flaw in the aircraft.
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Kelly Stewart
ChildMay 1951

Kelly Stewart

Kelly Stewart was born on May 7, 1951 in Hollywood, …
Kelly Stewart was born on May 7, 1951 in Hollywood, California, USA as Kelly Jackson Stewart. She has been married to Dr. Alexander H. (Sandy) Harcourt since June 28, 1977.
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Judy Stewart-Merrill
ChildMay 1951

Judy Stewart-Merrill

Judy Stewart-Merrill born.
1950
Harvey
MovieOct 13, 1950

Harvey

The classic stage hit gets the Hollywood treatment in the …
The classic stage hit gets the Hollywood treatment in the story of Elwood P. Dowd who makes friends with a spirit taking the form of a human-sized rabbit named Harvey that only he sees (and a few privileged others on occasion also.) After his sister tries to commit him to a mental institution, a comedy of errors ensues. Elwood and Harvey become the catalysts for a family mending its wounds and for romance blossoming in unexpected places.
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Broken Arrow
MovieJul 20, 1950

Broken Arrow

By 1870, there has been 10 years of cruel war between settlers …
By 1870, there has been 10 years of cruel war between settlers and Cochise's Apaches. Ex-soldier Tom Jeffords saves the life of an Apache boy and starts to wonder if Indians are human, after all; soon, he determines to use this chance to make himself an ambassador. Against all odds, his solitary mission into Cochise's stronghold opens a dialogue. Opportunely, the president sends General Howard with orders to conclude peace. But even with Jeffords's luck, the deep grievance and hatred on both sides make tragic failure all too likely.
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Winchester '73
MovieJun 1, 1950

Winchester '73

Lin McAdam rides into Dodge City on the fourth of July just as …
Lin McAdam rides into Dodge City on the fourth of July just as they are about to host a shooting contest. The prize is a perfect one-in-a-thousand Winchester 73 repeating rifle. McAdam finds himself up against his old nemesis Dutch Henry Brown. He wins the rifle but before he can leave town Brown knocks him out cold and takes the rifle. He sets off after him the the rifle changes hands several times. Brown sells it to an Indian trader, Joe Lamont, who loses it to the Indian tribal chief. The rifle changes hands several times before Dutch Henry gets it back, leading to a final confrontation with Lin.
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Best Actor
Nomination1950

Best Actor

Nominated for "Harvey".
Academy Award
Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nomination1950

Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama

Nominated for "Harvey".
Golden Globe Award
1949
Gloria Hatrick McLean
MarriageAugust 1949

Gloria Hatrick McLean

Gloria Hatrick McLean …
Gloria Hatrick McLean (March 10, 1918 – February 16, 1994) was an American actress and model.
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The Stratton Story
MovieApr 21, 1949

The Stratton Story

The movie is about Chicago White Sox pitcher Monty Stratton …
The movie is about Chicago White Sox pitcher Monty Stratton (Jimmy Stewart), who in the 1930s, compiled a 37-19 won-loss record in three seasons. After he became the winningest right-hander in the American League, his major league career ended prematurely when a hunting accident in 1938 forced doctors to amputate his right leg. With a wooden leg and his wife Ethel's (June Allyson) help, Stratton made a successful minor league comeback in 1946, continuing to pitch in minor leagues throughout the rest of the 1940s and into the 1950s.
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1948
Rope
MovieAug 23, 1948

Rope

Rope is a 1948 American psychological crime thriller …
Rope is a 1948 American psychological crime thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, based on the 1929 play of the same name by Patrick Hamilton. The film was adapted by Hume Cronyn with a screenplay by Arthur Laurents.
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1947
Michael Stewart
Child1947

Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart born.
1946
It's a Wonderful Life
MovieDec 20, 1946

It's a Wonderful Life

On the Christmas Eve of …
On the Christmas Eve of Bedford Falls, the guardian angel Clarence is assigned to convince the desperate George Bailey not to commit suicide. George is a good man that sacrificed his dreams and his youth on behalf of the citizens of his small town. He inherited the loan business of his father and he gave up traveling the world and joining University as scheduled. Later he resisted the proposals of the evil banker Mr. Potter, and never sold his business to protect the poor community of Bedford Falls and offer a means to afford to buy their own house. He married his beloved Mary Hatch Bailey and had four children with her and a tough life with his family. When his uncle Billy loses US$ 8,000.00, found and stolen by Mr. Potter, George decides to commit suicide, since he believes he worth more dead than alive. When Clarence sees that he is not able to persuade George to give up his intention, he decides to show the life in town if George had never existed.
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Best Actor
Nomination1946

Best Actor

Nominated for "It's a Wonderful Life".
Academy Award
1944
Ronald Stewart
Child1944

Ronald Stewart

Ronald Stewart born.
1940
The Philadelphia Story
MovieDec 5, 1940

The Philadelphia Story

After getting a divorce from …
After getting a divorce from C. K. Dexter Haven, Tracy Lord prepares to marry again...however, in the days before her wedding, Haven and a reporter, posing as her brother's friend, show up at her doorstep. From there, Tracy is forced to choose among her past love, her present love, and her new love.
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The Mortal Storm
MovieJun 14, 1940

The Mortal Storm

The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German …
The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.
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The Shop Around the Corner
MovieJan 10, 1940

The Shop Around the Corner

Alfred Kralik is the senior …
Alfred Kralik is the senior salesman in a long established Budapest gift shop, owned by the likeable and kindly Hugo Matuschek. Alfred has been there for 9 years and is very good at his job. One day a young woman, Klara Novak,comes into the shop looking for a job. They don't really have a position available but she impresses Mr. Matuschek with her skills and is taken on. Alfred and Klara don't get along very well but unbeknownst to either of them, they have been corresponding anonymously. On the day he is to meet her finally, Alfred is fired for reasons that are not clear to him. He has always gotten along well with Mr. Matuschek who it turn out, suspects him of having an affair with his wife. He's wrong of course but that evening, Alfred sees that Klara is the one he has been corresponding with. He's soon back in the shop as manager when Mr. Matuschek realizes his error but the question now is how he could possibly impress Klara without revealing who he is.
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Best Actor
Award1940

Best Actor

Won award for "The Philadelphia Story".
Academy Award
Best Actor
Nomination1940

Best Actor

Nominated for "The Philadelphia Story".
Academy Award
1939
Destry Rides Again
MovieNov 30, 1939

Destry Rides Again

Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh …
Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh killed when he asks one too many questions about a rigged poker game that gives Kent a stranglehold over the local cattle rangers. The mayor, who is in cahoots with Kent appoints the town drunk, Washington Dimsdale, as the new sheriff assuming that he'll be easy to control. But what the mayor doesn't know is that Dimsdale was a deputy under famous lawman, Tom Destry, and is able to call upon the equally formidable Tom Destry Jr to be his deputy. Featuring a career reviving performance from Marlene Dietrich as bar singer Frenchie, which could well have been the inspiration for Madeline Kahn's "Blazing Saddles" character, Lili Von Schtupp.
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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
MovieOct 17, 1939

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Naive and idealistic Jefferson …
Naive and idealistic Jefferson Smith, leader of the Boy Rangers, is appointed on a lark by the spineless governor of his state. He is reunited with the state's senior senator--presidential hopeful and childhood hero, Senator Joseph Paine. In Washington, however, Smith discovers many of the shortcomings of the political process as his earnest goal of a national boys' camp leads to a conflict with the state political boss, Jim Taylor. Taylor first tries to corrupt Smith and then later attempts to destroy Smith through a scandal.
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It's a Wonderful World
MovieMay 19, 1939

It's a Wonderful World

Private detective Guy …
Private detective Guy Johnson escapes on the way to prison with a new lead on proving his death-row client's innocence. Encountering poetess Edwina Corday, he has no option but to take her along as she sees him as a hardened desperado. This is a mixed blessing for him, but the complete ineptitude of the pursuing police is all good news.
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Best Actor
Nomination1939

Best Actor

Nominated for "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington".
Academy Award
1938
You Can't Take It with You
MovieAug 23, 1938

You Can't Take It with You

You Can't Take It With You is …
You Can't Take It With You is based on the play of the same name by George S. Kaufmann and Moss Hart. It was directed by Frank Capra and won two Oscars for Best Picture and Best Director. In the movie, a man from an uptight wealthy family becomes engaged to a woman from a family of friendly eccentrics. The two love each other, but are worried about potential problems with in-laws. They therefore arrange to have their two families meet. As the movie is a comedy, this goes about as well as can be expected.
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1936
After the Thin Man
MovieDec 25, 1936

After the Thin Man

Back in San Franciso after solving his last case in New York, …
Back in San Franciso after solving his last case in New York, Nick and Nora find another case. Nora's cousin Selma is accused of having murdered her husband, but for Nick it's clear that she is not the murderer and he starts to investigate, supported by Nora and Asta.
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Born to Dance
MovieNov 27, 1936

Born to Dance

Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend …
Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love. Nora wants to become a dancer on Broadway. Ted rescues the Pekinese of Lucy James, a Broadway star during a public relations campaign on his submarine. Lucy falls in love with Ted, and Ted is ordered by his Captain to meet her in a night club, in spite of the fact that he has a date with Nora. Nora, who lives with Jenny and her and Gunny's daughter, doesn't want to hear anything from Ted, after she spotted a picture of Ted and Lucy in the morning paper. Lucy convinces her manager Dinehart to stop the press campaign and tells him that she would leave the production, if another photo or article of her and Ted is published. Nora has become her understudy, and she begins to think her behaviour to Ted over. Suddenly she is fired after Dinehart told her to dance a number Lucy James called undanceable. But when Ted is told the whole story, he knows what to do.
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1908
James Stewart
BirthMay 1908

James Stewart

James Stewart was born.
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