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AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart (1980)

TV Special | 71 min | Documentary, Biography

The American Film Institute gives its eighth Lifetime Achievment Award to James (Jimmy) Stewart in a ceremony hosted by his long-time friend Henry Fonda.
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Updated Mar 16, 1980

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Mar 16, 1980 (United States)

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