in case anyone was curious as to just how masculine the rest of this photo was
My pa had these [guns] on that day in Tombstone when he got shot in the back. Didn’t seem to do him much good, did they? That’s one reason I don’t believe in ‘em. -Destry Rides Again (1939)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY James Maitland Stewart
May 20, 1908 - July 2, 1997
I came out here as a contract player at MGM, and I went to work every day. It might be a big part in a little picture, or a little part in a big picture. You learned your craft by working at it. You crawled before you walked.
- James Stewart
If Bess and I had a son, we’d want him to be just like Jimmy Stewart.
- President Harry S. Truman
Happy Birthday Jimmy!
↳ (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997)
“Jimmy Stewart, in one of his first film roles, played the deranged culprit, and darn well, too. He was very excited and enthusiastic about it all, rushing around with his camera taking pictures of everybody on the set, declaring ‘I’m going to marry Myrna Loy!’”
Myrna Loy, Being and Becoming
Happy Birthday Jimmy Stewart! | May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997
I’d like people to remember me as someone who was good at his job and seemed to mean what he said.
Margaret Sullavan and James Stewart in The Shop Around the Corner (1940).
I’m the inarticulate man that tries. I’m a pretty good example of true human frailty. I don’t really have all the answers, I have very few of the answers. But for some reason, somehow, I make it.
Happy birthday James Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997)