Most fans of classic cinema have a particular star that strikes a fancy within them. It can be due to many factors, some more obvious than others. Jimmy Stewart was one man whom millions worldwide related to. In his younger years, he came across as the boy next door. A guy who possessed handsome all-American ideals, without being so good-looking that he was placed on a pedestal. On film, he made each and every one of the characters that he portrayed relatable to the masses. One did not have to be a film critic to recognize that he put his heart into his performances. While many men and women in Hollywood during this time were constantly changing their romantic partners, Jimmy found his life partner, Gloria McLean. When World War II broke out, he never second guessed his choice to join the ranks of military flier. His career came second to the passion that he felt for his country. During his long and illustrious career, Jimmy made movies that touched, and brought laughter to millions of people across the world. It’s a Wonderful Life has become a quintessential Christmas tradition, while movies like Vertigo and Rear Window remain two Alfred Hitchcock’s most beloved film creations. Today marks the date of Jimmy’s birth, so this is my small tribute to a great man.
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! As today is a special day, I am going to do a very different styled post than I normally do. It is going to be a simple posting with pictures of some other celebrities who are posing for what very well could be V-day pictures. Here is a collection of photos that I was able to discover in order to commemorate today. Enjoy!