This film would be the last film of Stewart’s before he left for war. With World War II breaking out Stewart had enlisted and was commissioned as a second Lieutenant in January 1942.
Understand that this isn’t a film about saving a specific person or character, it’s about something much bigger. It’s the film’s biggest success that it avoids making one person seem more important than anyone else in the struggle for life.
This marks the third of my four-part series on the films still to be released in 2011. Part I and
From 1934 to 1991, James Maitland Stewart stood out as one of the most popular and prolific actors of his time. Known by many as George Bailey from It’s a Wonderful Life, Jimmy Stewart was so much more than that singular, iconic role.
In 1994 I was sucked into the myth and mystique of The Crow. The rumors circulated about the accidental death of Brandon Lee and morbid curiosity led my friends and I to see this film on opening night. What we saw was an amazing film which was way ahead of its time in both style and story