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TWTD Archive – October 4, 1997

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REMEMBERING JIMMY STEWART

Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, October 4, 1997

SCREEN DIRECTORS’ PLAYHOUSE (1-6-50) “Magic Town” starring James Stewart as a pollster who finds the perfect average American town, which ruins itself when people are told of his discovery.

BING CROSBY SHOW (11-14-51) Excerpt. Bing and guest James Stewart talk about Jimmy’s becoming the father of twins. They go shopping for an intimate gift for Jimmy’s wife Gloria.

SCREEN GUILD THEATRE (9-29-40) “Shop Around the Corner” starring James Stewart, Margaret Sullivan and Frank Morgan in the comedy about two shop clerks who don’t realize that they are lonely hearts pals.

QUIZ KIDS (10-12-47) Excerpt with James Stewart taking over for Quizmaster Joe Kelly in a round of questions for the Kids.

JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-9-49) Jack and Mary Livingstone meet James Stewart at the Brown Derby where Jack tries to convince Jimmy to  let him produce his next film.

SCREEN DIRECTORS’ PLAYHOUSE (12-9-49) “Call Northside 777” starring James Stewart as a reporter who tries to prove a convicted killer innocent of murdering a police officer.

OUR SPECIAL GUEST is Nostalgia Digest columnist and film historian BOB KOLOSOSKI who talks about the career of James Stewart who died July 2, 1997 at age 89.