Winchester ’73 follows the journey of a prized rifle as it brings grief to all who possess it.
Jimmy Stewart would often say that this was one of his favorite roles.
The movie isn’t the best work of Stewart’s career but it’s a fun film to watch. Stewart sings and plays the harmonica throughout the film showcasing his range of talents.
This film would be the start of a Hollywood partnership that would make some of the best suspense films of its time. Stewart and Hitchcock would create films that would stand the test of time.
Moving into 1949 Jimmy Stewart maintained his production level with two more films. One of them is the true story of professional baseball player Monty Stratton.
The year 1948 brought us a number of great performances from Jimmy Stewart. Call Northside 777 shows Stewart’s ability to work in suspense films. This film features Jimmy alongside Richard Conte, and Lee J. Cobb.
In 1948 Jimmy Stewart got right back into the movie business with four films. One of those films is this quirky comedy You Gotta Stay Happy.
For Jimmy Stewart this was a second start to his magnificent career.