Matinees

The Jimmy Stewart Museum Presents

Matinees In The Reschini Group Theater

Every week at 1:00 PM on the 3rd Floor

July

June 29- July 5

“STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, June Allyson, and Frank Lovejoy. Jimmy as a professional baseball player getting recalled to Air Force duty; with June Allyson as his wife.

 

July 6-12

“THE STRATTON STORY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, June Allyson and Frank Morgan. Stewart is fine as Monty Stratton, the baseball player whose loss of leg did not halt his career.

 

July 13-19

“THE MAGIC OF LASSIE”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Mickey Rooney, and Pernell Roberts. Lassie is trying to find her way home. She will have to run all the way from Colorado to California. Her loving owner is looking for her too.

 

July 20-26

“THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Charlton Heston, and Betty Hutton. Stewart well cast as circus clown with mysterious past. Oscar winner for Best Picture and Story

 

July 27- Aug 2

“YOU GOTTA STAY HAPPY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Joan Fontaine, and Eddie Albert. A comedy about a millionairess who runs off on her wedding night to find new marriage.

August

Aug 3-9

“AN AMERICAN TALE: FIEVEL GOES WEST”

Voices of Jimmy Stewart, Dom DeLuise, and Amy Irving. Pleasant animated feature follows immigrant Fievel the mouse and his family on a trek to the American West.

 

Aug 10-16

“ANATOMY OF A MURDER”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Ben Gazzara and Kathryn Grant (Crosby). Stewart towers over all as a witty, easy going, but cagy defense lawyer in a long, exciting courtroom drama.

 

Aug 17-23

“MR. HOBBS TAKES A VACATION”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Maureen O’Hara, and Fabian. Mr. Hobbs wants to spend a quiet holiday at the beach, but his wife has invited all their family to stay with them.

 

Aug 24-30

“YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Lionel Barrymore. When Alice Sycamore (Jean Arthur) agrees to marry Tony Kirby (James Stewart), she has no choice but to invite his wealthy parents over for dinner.

September

Aug 31- Sept 6

“HARVEY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Josephine Hull, and Peggy Dow. Stewart gives one of his best performances as tippler Elwood P. Dowd, whose companion is a six-foot invisible rabbit named Harvey.

 

Sept 8-13

“NAVY BLUE and GOLD”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Florence Rice and Robert Young. A hackneyed but entertaining saga of three pals (one rich and innocent, one a cynic, and one mysterious “with a past”) going to Annapolis.

 

Sept 14-20

“THE CHEYENNE SOCIAL CLUB”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Shirley Jones, and Henry Fonda. In 1870 Texas, John O’ Hanlan (James Stewart), an itinerant cowboy, receives a letter notifying him that he has inherited a business establishment called the Cheyenne Social Club in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

 

Sept 21-27

“TAKE HER SHE’S MINE”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Sandra Dee, and Audrey Meadows. Family comedy with Stewart the harried father of wild teen-age daughter

 

Sept 28- Oct 4

“CALL NORTHSIDE 777”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Helen Walker, and Lee J. Cobb. Absorbing drama of reporter Stewart convinced that a convicted killer is innocent, trying to prove it.

October

Oct 5- 11

“THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH”

Starring James Stewart, Doris Day and Bernard Miles. Americans vacationing in Morocco with their son, Hank; get involved in a nightmare of international espionage, assassinations and terror.

 

Oct 12-18

“VERTIGO”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Kim Novak, and Tom Helmore. Retired police detective Stewart, who has a fear of heights, is hired by old school chum in San Francisco to keep an eye on his wife

 

OCT 19-25

“ROPE”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Farley Granger and John Dall. Two thrill seeking friends strangle a classmate and then hold a party for their victim’s family and friends

 

Oct 26 – Nov 1

“REAR WINDOW”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Grace Kelly, and Thelma Ritter. A professional photographer is confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg, who becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbors. 

 

November

Nov 2-8

“CARBINE WILLIAMS”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Wendell Corey, and James Arness. History of the inventor of the famous rifle, his problems with the law, and his simple family life.

 

Nov 9-15

“BELL, BOOK and CANDLE”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Kim Novak and Jack Lemmon. A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancée, she enchants him to love her instead… only to fall in love with him for real

 

Nov 16-19

“THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, & Frank Morgan. A graceful period comedy about co-workers in a Budapest notions shop.

 

Nov 20

“THE MAKING OF IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE”

 

Nov 21- Dec 31

“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE”

Starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed.