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Author Information

Name
James Maitland
Last name
Stewart
Pseudonym
James Stewart
Born
May 20, 1908in Indiana
Died
July 2, 1997in Los Angeles
Gender
male
Nationality
North American
Profession
actor, serviceman
Zodiac sign
Taurus

James Stewart Movies

  • An American Tail:…
  • Mr. Krueger’s Christmas
  • The Big Sleep
  • How the West Was Won
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Vertigo
  • Rear Window
  • Harvey
  • Rope
  • It’s a Wonderful Life
  • The Philadelphia Story
  • The Shop Around the…
  • The Mortal Storm
  • Mr. Smith goes to…
  • Made for Each Other
  • Destry Rides Again
  • After the Thin Man

James Stewart movie quotes, phrases and lines

“I’m going to go be with Gloria now. (Jimmy Stewart, speaking of his late wife).”
Jimmy Stewart

In: Career in Cinema

“If I had my career over again? Maybe I’d say to myself, speed it up a little.”
Jimmy Stewart

From the movie: Mr. Krueger’s Christmas

“As long as I can remember you’ve been right by my side. I’ll never forget when you walked with me right in those first few hours after I lost Martha. I’ve always been able to count on you, when I felt dark inside and when I… You were right there, right, every time, right there. Even when I didn’t feel good about myself, I knew that you cared…” (continue)(continue reading)

James Stewart – Mr. Krueger

From the movie: Anatomy of a Murder

“- Paul Biegler: Mr. Paquette, what would you call a man with an insatiable penchant for women?
– Alphonse Paquette: A what?
– Paul Biegler: A penchant… a desire… taste… passion?
– Alphonse Paquette: Well, uh, ladies’ man, I guess. Or maybe just a damn fool!”

James Stewart – Paul Biegler
Murray Hamilton – Alphonse Paquette

From the movie: Anatomy of a Murder

“- Paul Biegler: You’re fired.
– Maida Rutledge: You can’t fire me until you pay me.”

James Stewart – Paul Biegler
Eve Arden – Maida Rutledge

From the movie: Anatomy of a Murder

“- Paul Biegler: She’s a very pretty woman, your wife…
– Lt. Frederick Manion: A man gets used to the ways his wife looks.”

James Stewart – Paul Biegler
Ben Gazzara – Lt. Frederick Manion

From the movie: Anatomy of a Murder

“As a lawyer, I’ve had to learn that people aren’t just good or just bad. People are many things.”
James Stewart – Paul Biegler

From the movie: Vertigo

“One final thing I have to do… and then I’ll be free of the past.”
James Stewart – John ‘Scottie’ Ferguson

From the movie: Vertigo

“- Scottie: I hope we will, too.
– Madeleine: What?
– Scottie: Meet again sometime.
– Madeleine: We have.”

James Stewart – John ‘Scottie’ Ferguson
Kim Novak – Madeleine Elster

From the movie: Vertigo

“- Judy: If I let you change me, will that do it? If I do what you tell me, will you love me?
– Scottie: Yes. Yes.
– Judy: All right. All right then, I’ll do it. I don’t care anymore about me.”

Kim Novak – Judy Barton
James Stewart – John ‘Scottie’ Ferguson

From the movie: Vertigo

“You shouldn’t keep souvenirs of a killing. You shouldn’t have been that sentimental.”
James Stewart – John ‘Scottie’ Ferguson

From the movie: Rear Window

“- Lisa: How’s your leg?
– Jeff: Hurts a little.
– Lisa: Your stomach?
– Jeff: Empty as a football.
– Lisa: And your love life?
– Jeff: Not too active.
– Lisa: Anything else bothering you?”

Grace Kelly – Lisa Carol Fremont
James Stewart – L.B. ‘Jeff’ Jefferies

From the movie: Rear Window

“- Jeff: Would you fix me a sandwich, please?
– Stella: Yes, I will. And I’ll spread a little common sense on the bread.”

James Stewart – L.B. ‘Jeff’ Jefferies
Thelma Ritter – Stella

From the movie: Rear Window

“- Lisa: What’s a logicalexplanation for a woman taking a trip with no luggage?
– Jeff: That she didn’t know she was going on a trip and where she was going she wouldn’t need any luggage.
– Lisa: Exactly.”

Grace Kelly – Lisa Carol Fremont
James Stewart – L.B. ‘Jeff’ Jefferies

From the movie: Rear Window

“- Jeff: She wants me to marry her.
– Stella: That’s normal.
– Jeff: I don’t want to.
– Stella: That’s abnormal.”

James Stewart – L.B. ‘Jeff’ Jefferies
Thelma Ritter – Stella

From the movie: Rear Window

“- Lisa: Today’s a very special day.
– Jeff: It’s just another run-of-the-mill Wednesday. The calendar’s full of ’em.”

Grace Kelly – Lisa Carol Fremont
James Stewart – L.B. ‘Jeff’ Jefferies

From the movie: Rear Window

“- Lisa: I wish I were creative.
– Jeff: You are. You’re great at creating difficult situations.”

Grace Kelly – Lisa Carol Fremont
James Stewart – L.B. ‘Jeff’ Jefferies

From the movie: Rear Window

“- Jeff: Why would a man leave his apartment three times on a rainy night with a suitcase and come back three times?
– Lisa: He likes the way his wife welcomes him home.”

James Stewart – L.B. ‘Jeff’ Jefferies
Grace Kelly – Lisa Carol Fremont

From the movie: Harvey

“That’s envy my dear, there’s a little bit of envy in the best of us.”
James Stewart – Elwood P. Dowd

From the movie: Harvey

“I used to know a whole lot of dances. The-the-the-eh- the flea hop, and-and, what’s the – eh – the black bottom, the variety drag. I don’t, I don’t know, I just don’t seem to have any time any more. I have so many things to do.”
James Stewart – Elwood P. Dowd

From the movie: Harvey

“- Dr. Sanderson: You know, people are people no matter were you go.
– Elwood P. Dowd: That is very often the case.”

Charles Drake – Dr. Raymond Sanderson
James Stewart – Elwood P. Dowd

From the movie: Harvey

“- Elwood P. Dowd: Well, I think this calls for a celebration! Why don’t we all go down to Charlie’s Place and have a drink?
– Veta Louise Simmons: You’re not going anywhere, Elwood. You’re staying right here.
– Myrtle Mae Simmons: Yes, Uncle Elwood.
– Judge Gaffney: Stay here, son.
– Elwood P. Dowd: I plan to leave, you want me to stay. Oh, an…” (continue)
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James Stewart – Elwood P. Dowd
Josephine Hull – Veta Louise Dowd Simmons
Victoria Horne – Myrtle Mae Simmons
William H. Lynn – Judge Omar Gaffney

From the movie: Harvey

– Dr. Sanderson: I think that your sister’s condition stems from trauma.
– Elwood P. Dowd: From what?
– Dr. Sanderson: Uh, trauma. Spelled t-r-a-u-m-a. It means shock. There’s nothing unusual about it. There’s the “birth trauma” – the shock of being born…
– Elwood P. Dowd: That’s the one we never get over.

Charles Drake – Dr. Raymond Sanderson
James Stewart – Elwood P. Dowd

From the movie: Harvey

“- Elwood P. Dowd: You see, science has overcome time and space. Well, Harvey has overcome not only time and space, but any objections.
– Dr. Chumley: Fly specks, fly specks! I’ve been spending my life among fly specks while miracles have been leaning on lampposts at 18th and Fairfax!”

James Stewart – Elwood P. Dowd
Cecil Kellaway – Dr. William Chumley

From the movie: Harvey

“I always have a wonderful time, wherever I am, whomever I’m with.”
James Stewart – Elwood P. Dowd

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