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James Stewart Films

Quick Look: James (Jimmy) Stewart is one of the more popular stars in film history from the early era of film. He was known for "his distinctive drawl, down-to-earth persona, and authentic acting style. Stewart's film career spanned over 55 years and included performances in 80 films." [1]

The James Stewart Films channel contains 14 films from the 1930s, 40s and 50s, including some notable titles. (Unfortunately, "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946) is not among them.) The channel does offer some other popular films that he made, including the following:

  • 1930s - 6 titles that include Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Speed (1936) and Can't Take it With You (1938)
  • 1940s - 4 titles - Pot O Gold (1941), The Philadelphia Story (1949), The Stratton Story (2949) and Call Northside777 (1948)
  • 1950s - 4 films - The Far Country (1954), Winchester 73 (1950), Harvey (1950) and The FBI Story (1959)

-- Information is current as of August 21, 2019

Roku Channel Store Description: James Maitland Stewart was born on May 20, 1908 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, to Elizabeth Ruth (Johnson) and Alexander Maitland Stewart, who owned a hardware store. He was of Scottish, Ulster-Scots, and some English, descent. Stewart was educated at a local prep school, Mercersburg Academy, where he was a keen athlete (football and track), musician (singing and accordion playing), and sometime actor...

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