Jimmy Stewart: The Truth Behind the Legend
Culled from three decades of interviews with the legendary Hollywood star, his wife, and his fellow performers a portrait of Jimmy Stewart documents his life and career, from his education at Princeton and early Broadway achievements to his movie successes and political beliefs.
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So right there I decided I was going to be an architect. After that, I found my
university days a little less traumatic because I did very well in my chosen
courses. But I still had trouble with every other lesson.' Gloria told me, 'Jim
produced plans ...
All he talked about was becoming an architect.' Another student who knew
Stewart well was Jose Ferrer who, like Jim, was set on a career as an architect
until he discovered acting at Princeton. And, like Jim, he was a budding musician.
Jim said that it was the architect in him that ironically gave him the idea he might
want to act for a living after all: 'I took one look at the Falmouth Theatre on Old
Silver Beach . . . and I think I had my first thought that I might just want to be an
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Review: Jimmy Stewart: The Truth Behind the LegendUser Review - Lee - Goodreads
This author's presentation of his interviews and research is very entertaining and enjoyable to read. You a side of Jimmy you would never have known otherwise. An enjoyable read. Read full review
Review: Jimmy Stewart: The Truth Behind the LegendUser Review - Pat Lampe - Goodreads
I enjoyed this book very much. He led a very full life with many accomplishments and some heartbreak but always remained true to himself. I have become interested in the studio system that used to be ... Read full review
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