Jimmy Stewart: A Biography ePub download
by Marc Eliot
- ISBN: 1400052211
- ISBN13: 978-1400052219
- ePub: 1811 kb | FB2: 1837 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Christian Living
- Publisher: Harmony (October 10, 2006)
- Pages: 480
- Rating: 4.4/5
- Votes: 540
- Format: txt lrf docx lrf
As others have mentioned, there is little more than surface information on Jimmy Stewart. This book is not a biography, but a grade school report of the people and movies that surrounded Jimmy Stewart.
As others have mentioned, there is little more than surface information on Jimmy Stewart. There is a much better "biography" of Jimmy in the book, "Jimmy Stewart: Bomber Pilot" Though that book focuses mostly on his war years, there is better information about Jimmy's pre and postwar life in that book than there is in this one that claims to be a biography.
As Eliot chronicles Stewart's films and friendships, he entertains the usual speculation of illicit starlet affairs and brooding disillusionment, but he can't find much to tarnish this Golden Age icon.
by. Marc Eliot (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. As Eliot chronicles Stewart's films and friendships, he entertains the usual speculation of illicit starlet affairs and brooding disillusionment, but he can't find much to tarnish this Golden Age icon. covers it al. -USA Today.
Jimmy Stewart’s all-American good looks, boyish charm, and deceptively easygoing style of acting made him .
Despite the indelible image he projected of innocence and quiet self-assurance, Stewart’s life was more complex and sophisticated than most of the characters he played.
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Known for his distinctive drawl, down-to-earth authentic personas and everyman acting style, Stewart had a film career that spanned over 55 years and 80 films. With the strong morals he portrayed both on and off the screen, Stewart epitomized the "American ideal" in the 20th-century United States
Includes bibliographical references (p. -417) and index. Filmography: (p. -444)
Includes bibliographical references (p. -444). James as in Jimmy, art as in life - Jimsy and Genesis - Learning to Carioca - Mr. Christ goes to Calvary - Flying high into Hell - Man, marriage, Mann - Venus, Veritas, Vertigo - Valor and death, disillusionment and resurrection - The final rise; the final fade. Offers a portrait of the private life of the beloved American film star, following Stewart from his small-town Pennsylvania youth, to the heights of Hollywood stardom, to his distinguished military service, and his family life.
Jimmy stewart, quoted by peter bogdanovich.
This biography is dedicated with respect, admiration, and gratitude to the following: Alfred bester, william goldman, henry miller, phil ochs, harold robbins, and andrew sarris. Jimmy stewart, quoted by peter bogdanovich. I would prefer to place James Stewart in a triptych of equal acting greatness with Cary Grant and James Cagne. nd say that Stewart is the most complete actor-personality in the American cinema, particularly gifted in expressing the emotional ambivalence of the action hero. Andrew sarris, film historian and critic.
Despite the indelible image he projected of innocence and quiet self-assurance, Stewart's life was more complex and sophisticated than most of the characters he played.
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Jimmy Stewart was a major motion-picture star known for his portrayals of diffident but morally resolute characters in films . In the 1970s, Stewart made two attempts at series television. He starred on The Jimmy Stewart Show, a sitcom, which ran from 1971 to 1972.
Jimmy Stewart was a major motion-picture star known for his portrayals of diffident but morally resolute characters in films such as It’s a Wonderful Life. Jimmy Stewart made his film debut in The Murder Man (1935) with Spencer Tracy. The following year, he switched to drama with Hawkins. Stewart played a small-town lawyer on the show, which proved to be short-lived.