"I was going to be an architect. I graduated with a degree in architecture and I had a scholarship to go back to Princeton and get my Masters in architecture. I'd done theatricals in college, but I'd done them because it was fun." - James Stewart
Harvey-1950-Jimmy Stewart(Elwood P. Dowd) Elwood P. Dowd: Oh, you can't miss him Mrs. Chumley. He's a Pooka. Mrs. Hazel Chumley: A Pooka? Is that something new? Elwood P. Dowd: No. No, as I understand it that's something very old.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is a 1939 American political comedy-drama film, starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur, about one man's effect on American politics. It was directed by Frank Capra and written by Sidney Buchman, based on Lewis R. Foster's unpublished story. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington was controversial when it was released, but also successful at the box office, and made Stewart a major movie star.
Donna Reed & James Stewart in 'It's A Wonderful Life', by Capra, 1946. "Wyler's 'The Best Years of Our Lives' was shot at the same time. Both films are optimistic, though both try to show an undercurrent of trouble within post-WWII society; In Capra's film, the character played by Jimmy Stewart nearly loses everything through a freakish chain of bad luck but finally recover through the help of this friends and neighbors"