Three of his television appearances in the late 1950s were based on episodes from his radio series, "The Six Shooter", in which Stewart played cowboy "Britt Ponset". On February 10, 1957, Stewart played "Ponset" on an episode of General Electric Theater
(1953) titled "The Town with a Past". The episode was adapted from the "...
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Jimmy Stewart | Lieutenant James Stewart
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Mr. Hitchcock [Alfred Hitchcock
] did not say actors are cattle. He said they should be treated like cattle.
Upon accepting his Honorary Oscar in 1985, he stated, "This was the greatest award I received, to know that, after all these years, I haven't been forgotten." The audience gave him a ten-minute standing ovation, making the show run long. Steven Spielberg
, who was in attendance, said that he was humbled to even be in the same room as Jimmy, because he respected him so much.
Soft-spoken, extremely polite and shy manner, with a very recognizable drawl in his voice.