The Films of Jimmy Stewart

You Can’t Take it With You (August 23, 1938) Synopsis Alice Sycamore is from an eccentric, spirited family where each person does whatever makes them happy. Alice’s boyfriend, Tony Kirby, is from a wealthy banker’s family where stuffiness and wealth reign supreme. Alice wants the families to meet before she marries Tony and the joint dinner […]

The Films of Jimmy Stewart

Vivacious Lady (May 10, 1938) Synopsis A college professor goes to New York to fetch his Black Sheep cousin and returns married to a nightclub singer (played by Ginger Rogers). He has to try to explain the unexpected marriage to his stern, disapproving father and weak-hearted mother and find some time to be alone with […]

The Films of Jimmy Stewart

Of Human Hearts (February 11, 1938) Synopsis A boy is such a jerk to his parents that President Lincoln, a man trying to hold together a warring nation, needs to step in and set him right. Thoughts That synopsis is perhaps unfairly reductive, but it’s essentially what happens. Jason doesn’t get along with his preacher […]