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James Stewart

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor James Stewart.

James Stewart, with his inimitable slow drawl and gangly walk, has been making films since 1935, from The Philadelphia Story to The Far Country and Mr Hobbs Takes a Vacation. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he talks about his long career and chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Book: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Luxury: Family photo album

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40 minutes

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Fri 23 Dec 1983 09:05

Music Played

  • Kenneth McKellar

    On The Road To Mandalay

  • Glenn Miller Orchestra

    Moonlight Serenade

    • The Legendary Glenn Miller.
  • Rolling Stone

    Artist: Henry Fonda With Orchestra

  • Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra

    Don't Cry, Joe

    Artist: Betty Brewer

  • The Norton Sisters

    There, I've Said It Again

    Artist: Vaughan Monroe

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    I've Got A Crush On You

    Artist: Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra

  • Ragtime Cowboy Joe

  • The Pied Pipers

    Dream

  • Book Choice

    • Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe

  • Luxury Choice

    • Family photo album

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest James Stewart

Broadcasts

  • Sat 17 Dec 1983 18:25
  • Fri 23 Dec 1983 09:05

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