‘Shop by the Stars’ Immortal Ephemera Store aisle featuring James Stewart (1908-1997) mini-biography, along with vintage movie collectibles for sale.
The Murder Man (1935) Starring Spencer Tracy
Reviewing Spencer Tracy’s first film on his MGM contract, The Murder Man, underrated by virtue of Tracy’s starring performance. Also starring Virginia Bruce, with Lionel Atwill and James Stewart in his feature film debut.
Vivacious Lady (1938) Starring Ginger Rogers and James Stewart
RKO’s Vivacious Lady doesn’t have much of a story, but Ginger Rogers and James Stewart are in love, so who cares? A look at the comedy classic directed by George Stevens for the James Stewart Blogathon.
Baseball Movie The Stratton Story (1949) Starring James Stewart
Jimmy Stewart stars in The Stratton Story about tragic baseball pitcher Monty Stratton. Starring James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Morgan and Agnes Moorehead.
Robert Taylor and Janet Gaynor star in Small Town Girl (1936)
Robert Taylor and Janet Gaynor star in MGM’s Small Town Girl (1936) directed by William Wellman and nothing special for any of the main participants.
Today in 1908 – Birth of Jimmy Stewart
Happy birthday to popular, Jimmy Stewart (1908-1997), with a filmography, a complete run-down of today’s TCM schedule plus images of vintage movie collectibles.
More on The Stratton Story
A follow-up to coverage of the actual Sporting News article about Monte Stratton’s amputation with a more in-depth look at The Stratton Story (1949) with James Stewart and June Allyson.
Coverage of The Stratton Story inside The Sporting News
Coverage of Monty Stratton’s accident as it happened inside the December 1, 1938 issue of The Sporting News, plus notes on 1949’s The Stratton Story and more.
James Stewart by Kelly Ann Butterbaugh
A biography of film legend James Stewart accompanied by images of Jimmy Stewart Movie Cards and Movie Collectibles.