Matinees

The Jimmy Stewart Museum Presents

Matinees In The Reschini Group Theater

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

January

Jan 2-10

“YOU GOTTA STAY HAPPY”

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

 

Jan 11-17

“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.

 

Jan 18-24

“THE PHILADELPHIA STORY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Cary Grant, and Katherine Hepburn. A society girl yearns for a down-to-earth romance: Grant is her ex-husband, and Jimmy is a fast-talking reporter who falls in love with her.

 

Jan 25-31

“COME LIVE WITH ME”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Hedy Lamarr, and Ian Hunter. Charming romantic comedy with starving writer Stewart marrying Lamarr so she will evade deportation. Filled with romantic notes of laughter and adventure.

February

Feb 1-7

“THE SHOPWORN ANGEL”

Voices of Jimmy Stewart, Margaret Sullivan, and Walter Pidgeon. Naive soldier falls in love with a loose-moraled actress.

 

Feb 8-15

“VIVACIOUS LADY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Ginger Rogers, and Charles Coburn. Professor Stewart is trying to break the news to his convervative family and his fiancee of his marriage to a nightclub singer.

 

Feb 15-21

“BROKEN ARROW”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Jeff Chandler, and Debra Paget. By 1870, there have been 10 years of cruel war between settlers and Cochise’s Apache’s. Ex-soldier Tom Jeffords tries to make peace between settlers and Apache’s.

Feb 22-28

“THUNDER BAY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Joanne Dru, and Dan Duryea. Action-packed account of oil-drillers vs. Louisiana shrimp fishermen.

March

March 1-7

“THE STRATTON STORY”

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

 

March 8-14

“WINCHESTER ’73”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Shelly Winters and Dan Duryea. Exceptional Western story of Stewart tracking down a man and his stolen gun, through a series of interrelated episodes, leading to a memorable shootout among rock-strewn hills.

March 15-21

“POT O’ GOLD”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Paulette Goddard, and Horace Heidt. About harmonica-playing music-mad Stewart and his experiences with a band of struggling muscians.

 

March 22-28

“THE FBI STORY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Vera Miles, and Murray Hamilton. A dedicated FBI agent recalls the agency’s battles against the Klan, organzied crime and Communist spies.

 

March 29-April 3

“JACKPOT”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Barbara Hale, and James Gleason. Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he’ll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.

April

April 5- 11

1950 production of “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 sixfoot invisible rabbit named Harvey.

 

April 12-18

“MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Edward Arnold.Stewart is young idealist who finds nothing but corruption in U.S. Senate.

 

April 19-25

“THE PHILADELPHIA STORY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn.A society girl yearns for downtoearth romance; Grant is her exhusband, and Jimmy is a fasttalking reporter who falls in love with her.

 

April 26 – May 2

“NIGHT PASSAGE”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Audie Murphy, and Dan Duryea. A fired railroad man is rehired and trusted to carry a $10,000 pay roll isecret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws.

 

May

May 3-9

“SHENANDOAH”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Katherine Ross, and Doug McClure.Rousing, wellacted saga of Virginia widower indifferent to Warbetween the States until his family is involved.

 

MAY 10-16

“THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX”

Starring James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, and Robert AldrichJames Stewart stars as the captain of a plane that has crashed in the desertand must be fixed on the double before all crew members die.

 

May 17-23

“THE BIG SLEEP”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Robert Mitchum, and Joan Collins. Set in London, Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to investigate an attempt at blackmail on one of his daughters.

 

May 24-30

“THE GLENN MILLER STORY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, June Allyson, and Harry Morgan. Stewart is convincingly cast as the popular bandleader in this sentimental account of his life.

June

June 1-6

“THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX”

Starring James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, and Robert AldrichJames Stewart stars as the captain of a plane that has crashed in the desertand must be fixed on the double before all crew members die.

 

June 7-13

“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.

 

June 14-20

“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.

 

June 21-27

“NO HIGHWAY IN THE SKY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, and Glynis Johns. Jimmy stars as an aeronautical engineer who predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically after a specific number of flying hours.

 

June 28-July 3

“THE MOUNTAIN ROAD”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Lisa Lu, and James Best. A U.S. Army Major is tasked with destroying bridges and roads useful to the enemy during World War II.

July

JULY 5-11

“BEND OF THE RIVER”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Julie Adamsand Arthur Kennedy. Western of 1840s Oregon with conflict between Stewart, outlaw turned wagontrain scout, and Kennedy, his onetime comrade who steals settlers’ supplies.

 

JULY 12-18

“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.

 

JULY 19-25

“THE SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Patricia Smith, and Murray Hamilton. Story of Lindbergh’s flight across The Atlantic played by Jimmy Stewart.

 

JULY 26-AUGUST 1

“THE SHOOTIST”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, John Wayne, and Lauren Bacall. Intelligent story about a legendary gunfighter who learns he has cancer and tries to die in peace.

August

AUG 2-8

“AN AMERICAN TALE: FIEVAL 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 9-15

“AIRPORT ’77”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Olivia deHavilland, and George Kennedy. Stewart’s private luxury jet is sabotaged and sinks in the ocean.

 

AUG 23-29

“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.

 

AUG 30-SEPT 5

“THE SHOOTIST”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, John Wayne, and Lauren Bacall. Intelligent story about a legendary gunfighter who learns he has cancer and tries to die in peace.

September

SEPT 7-12

“ON OUR MERRY WAY”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Paulette Goddard, and Henry Fonda. Jimmy and Henry are at the peak of their form as a pair of impoverished swing band musicians who attempt to change their luck by rigging a talent contest.

 

SEPT 13-19

“THE MAN FROM LARAMIE”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Arthur Kennedy, and Cathy O‘Donnell. Taut action tale of revenge, with Stewart seeking those who killed his brother.

 

SEPT 20-26

“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.

 

SEPT 27 – OCT 3

“NIGHT PASSAGE”

StarringJames Stewart, Audie Murphy, and Dan DuryeaA fired railroad man is rehired and trusted to carry a $10,000 payroll isecret, even though he is suspected of being connected to outlaws.

October

OCT 4-10

“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 11-17

“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 18-24

“ROPE”

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

 

OCT 25-31

“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 1-7

“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 8-14

“BELL, BOOK, and CANDLE”

Starring Jimmy Stewart, Kim Novakand Jack Lemmon. A modernday 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 15-18

“THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER”

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

 

NOV 20-DEC 30

“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE”

Starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed.