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  • James Stewart: Behind The Scenes Of A Wonderful Life by Lawrence J. Quirk (New York, NY: Applause, 1997).
  • Pieces of time: the life of James Stewart by Gary Fishgall (New York: Scribner, c1997).
  • James Stewart: a biography by Donald Dewey (Atlanta: Turner Publishing, c1996).
  • Jimmy Stewart: A Wonderful Life by Jonathan Coe (Arcade Publishers, 1994).
  • James Stewart: the Hollywood years by Roy Pickard (London: Hale, 1992).
  • James Stewart by Gerard Molyneaux (Greenwood Publishing Group, 1992).
  • Everybody's man: a biography of Jimmy Stewart by Jhan Robbins (New York: Putnam, c1985).
  • James Stewart by Allen Eyles (New York: Stein and Day, 1984).


  • Jimmy Stewart and his poems by Jimmy Stewart (New York, N.Y.: Crown Publishers, 1989).
  • A wonderful life: the films and career of James Stewart by Tony Thomas (Secaucus, N.J.: Citadel Press, c1988).
  • The films of James Stewart by Ken D. Jones, Arthur F. McClure and Alfred E. Twomey (South Brunswick: A. S. Barnes, 1970).
  • Acting male: masculinities in the films of James Stewart, Jack Nicholson, and Clint Eastwood by Dennis Bingham (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, c1994).

Referenced in:

  • "A" Western Filmmakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers, Directors, Cinematographers, Composers, Actors and Actresses by Henryk Hoffmann (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Inc., 2000).
  • Almanac of Famous People. 6th Ed. 1998.
  • International Motion Picture Almanac 1996 Ed. (New York: Quigley Publishing Co., 1996).
  • Gangster Films by Michael L. Stephens (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 1996).
  • Who's Who in America 51st Ed. (New Providence, NJ: Marquis Who's Who, 1996).
  • Legends in Their Own Time. (New York: Prentice Hall General Reference, 1994).
  • Who's Who: an annual biographical dictionary (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994).
  • The International Who's Who. 57th Ed. (London: Europa Publications, 1993).
  • The International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers (Volume 3: "Actors and Actresses") by Nicholas Thomas (Detroit: St. James Press, 1992).
  • Who's Who in Entertainment 2nd Ed. (Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1992).
  • Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion by Leslie Halliwell (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988).
  • Encyclopedia of American Film Comedy by Larry Langman (New York: Garland Publishing, 1987).
  • Variety's Who's Who in Show Business 1985 Ed. by Mike Kaplan (New York: Garland Publishing, 1985).
  • The Film Encyclopedia by Ephraim Katz (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1979).
  • The Oxford Companion to Film by Liz-Anne Bawden (New York: Oxford University Press, 1976).
  • Plays, Players and Playwrights: An illustrated history of the theatre by Marion Geisinger (New York: Hart Publishing Co., 1975).
  • The Movie Makers by Sol Chaneles and Albert Wolsky (Secaucus, NJ: Derbibooks, 1974).
  • The MGM Stock Company: The Golden Era by James Robert Parrish and Ronald L. Bowers (New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1973).
  • A Companion to the Movies: From 1903 to the Present Day by Roy Pickard (NY: Hippocrene Books, 1972).
  • The World Almanac of the Film by John M. Smith and Tim Cawkwell (New York: A. & W. Visual Library, 1972).
  • Motion Picture Performers by Mel Schuster (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1971).
  • Forty Years of Screen Credits, 1929-1969 by John T. Weaver (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1970).
  • The Hall of Fame of Western Film Stars by Ernest N. Corneau (North Quincy, MA: Christopher Publishing House, 1969).
For more information about locating any of the above books, visit this page: Classic Movie Merchandise: Books.



  • "Stewart, James." Current Biography (1941): 827+.
  • "Stewart, James." Current Biography (1960): 399+.


  • Lehman, Rebecca. "Jimmy Stewart: An architect brought down the house."  The Princeton Spectator (30 Mar. 1999): 4.
  • Hall, Dennis John.  "Box Office Drawl: an analysis of the film of James Stewart."  Films and Filming (Dec. 1972): 25+; (Jan. 1973): 36+; (Feb. 1973): 36+.


  • New York Times (8 Mar. 1941): 6.
  • Time n.37 (17 Feb. 1941): 22.
  • New York Times (2 Feb. 1941): 25.
  • New York Herald Tribune (30 Jun. 1940): VI, 3.
  • Friday n.1 (28 Jun. 1940): 22.
  • Liberty n.17 (15 Jun. 1940): 57-9.
  • New York Times (21 Aug. 1938): IX, 4.
  • New York Herald Tribune (21 May 1939).
  • Brooklyn Daily Eagle (9 Jan. 1939).
  • Collier's n.100 (9 Oct. 1937): 26+.
  • New York Sun (2 May 1933).


  • Lacayo, Richard. "Jimmy Stewart didn't just play laconic heroes. He was one."  People (21 Jul. 1997): 40+.

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