One of America's greatest actors of Hollywood's golden age, Jimmy Stewart has far grown to become one of our most treasured icons. Few actors could offer both on and off the screen the values and grace as he did. A true patriot, he loved his country as much as the ideals that embodied it, and brought those values to each of his roles. His optimistic everyman demeanor is one that resonates with us to this day.
Film's golden year, 1939, included 'Gone With the Wind,' 'Wizard of Oz'
Hollywood has arguably never had such a remarkable year as 1939. The studios released some of its most popular and accomplished films, including the best picture Oscar winner "Gone With the Wind," the beloved musical fantasy "The Wizard of Oz" and John Ford's seminal western "Stagecoach," which...The Glenn Miller Story to show again to raise money for Wymondham Abbey
A classic film about a man who played his music in Norfolk, portrayed by an actor who served his country with distinction in the county, will be shown on Sunday to raise money for glorious Wymondham Abbey.Integral House a home for its remarkable owner ? and for music: Hume
Right up to the moment when James Stewart held his last salon, no one was sure he would be alive to enjoy it. Celebrated for the calculus textbooks that have made him rich and the extraordinary house in Rosedale they enabled him to build, the 73-year-old mathematician/musician was diagnosed recently with cancer, and given only months to live. He has good days and bad; Sunday was a good day. More ...WESH 2 Exclusive: Settlement dispute over SWAT-damaged home
Three months after Charles Nelson's home was heavily damaged during a standoff between police and James Stewart, Nelson is still trying to pay for the mess.New Glasgow town crier part of Boston Christmas Tree delegation
There are times when a person feels obligated to say they consider a particular opportunity an honour and a privilege, says New Glasgow town crier James Stewart.Woolies backs full-year profit growth
Woolworths has quashed doubts that it won't hit its full-year profit targets, despite weak first quarter sales in food and liquor and widening losses at Masters.23 New Mathematics Textbooks Added to WebAssign
RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a leading provider of online instructional tools for faculty and students, today announced the addition of twenty-three new titles now enhanced with ...Holiday classic coming to Oakhurst
?It?s a Wonderful Life? coming to Oakhurst in December? Click to Continue »Immersed Conference and Exhibition Demonstrates How Virtual Reality Is the Real Deal
Organized by The Immersive Technology Alliance, Immersed features two days of sessions led by leaders in virtual reality , augmented reality , and 3D. Taking place at 99 Sudbury in Toronto, Ontario on ...ESPN's Mike Tirico introduces 'Michael Vick and Carolina offense'
Mike Tirico is one of the best, but the ESPN announcer made two interesting name errors on Monday night.
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The first movie star to enter the service for World War II, Stewart joined a full year before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Initially refused entry into the Air Force because he weighed 5 pounds less that the required 148 pounds, he talked the recruitment officer into ignoring the test. He eventually became a Colonel, and earned the Air Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Croix de Guerre and 7 battle stars. In 1959, served in the Air Force Reserve, he became a brigadier general.
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