Randolph Scott

Actor Randolph Scott

Randolph Scott was an American film actor whose career spanned from 1928 to 1962. As a leading man for all but the first three years of his cinematic career, Scott appeared in a variety of genres, including social dramas, crime dramas, comedies, musicals (albeit in non-singing and non-dancing roles), adventure tales, war films, and even a few horror and fantasy films. However, his most enduring image is that of the tall-in-the-saddle Western hero.
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Cher comes to TCM as Guest Programmer on Wednesday, Sept. 7 - TVbytheNumbers
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Randolph Scott plays Astaire's sailor buddy while Harriet Hilliard (later known as Harriet Nelson) is Rogers' sister. Among the many highlights are the Irving Berlin classics “Let's Face the Music and Dance” “Let Yourself Go,” “I'm Putting All My Eggs
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Man gets 43 years in Danville robberies - GoDanRiver.com
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Randolph Scott Jones, the man convicted for a home invasion and two robberies in January, was sentenced to 43 years in prison in Danville Circuit Court on Monday. Jones, who pleaded guilty to 12 felonies Aug. 2, faced seven of those charges for a Jan
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Hollywood's chased romantic hero - Bay Area Reporter
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Although Grant married five times, he had a long relationship with Randolph Scott, whom he met on the set of the aptly titled Hot Saturday (1932). For the next 12 years, as bachelors and between marriages, they lived openly together, photographed doing
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Are gifted children victims of No Child Left Behind? - Stockton Record
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Randolph Scott, a Hollywood leading man for 34 years, was once described by a Tinseltown movie critic as "never having quite reached his full potential." Many thought he had untapped acting talent, but it never came to full fruition
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A New Direction - The Suit Magazine
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Enter Randolph Scott, a Vaughn & Melton client-turned-CEO, who has combined his years of experience as a civil engineer with the business acumen to navigate the Kentucky-based company through the recession's stormy waters
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College honors: Dean's list - Blue Springs Examiner
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... Megan Rains, Monica L. Randolph, Scott A. Reifeiss, Daniel S. Rodenberg, Jaren L. Rodier, Jourdain L. Sanders, Tyler J. Schieber, McKaela E. Schmidt, Corey M. Scott, Katherine G. Scott, Daniel C. Segalo, Lindsey A. Sherman, Shayna D. Snodgrass,
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DVD; How Crimes Have Changed
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JUST as hemlines rise and fall, so do fashions in crime -- or, at least, its fictional representation -- evolve from decade to decade and even from year to year. Bracketing the 1950s a group of four crime films recently released by the Warner Archive Collection suggest just how radical those shifts can be. A pair of films from 1949, Richard O.
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Associated Press Honors Seven Post-Journal Reporters - Jamestown Post Journal
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Andrew Carr, Mike Frank, Christopher Kinsler, Dennis Phillips, Matt Spielman and John Whittaker were awarded first place in spot news reporting for their combined coverage of the July 24, 2010, tornado that touched down in Mayville and Randolph. Scott
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How Crimes Have Changed - New York Times
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At the time he directed “Legs Diamond” Boetticher was coming to the end of his series of westerns with Randolph Scott, and the film reflects his preoccupation with radical individualism, in finding the limits of how far a man can go on his own
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Janklow has been given four tickets since fatal crash in 2003 - Daily Republic
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The motorcyclist, Randolph Scott, of Hardwick, Minn., was killed. Janklow admitted running a stop sign on a rural road but said a diabetic reaction caused the driving error and the fatal crash. A jury convicted him of charges of second-degree
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Cowboy-to-alien ratio is off in 'Cowboys & Aliens' - The Virginian-Pilot
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There is breathtakingly beautiful photography of New Mexico - enough, again, to make us wish this were a real Western: "The Good, the Bad and the Extraterrestrial." I have a feeling that if Randolph Scott were still around, he could have taken care of
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What Is Film's Best Wyatt Earp Performance? - Moviefone (blog)
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Randolph Scott in 'Frontier Marshal' (1939): Allan Dwan's version of the OK Corral story isn't really a great movie; to today's eyes, it is marred by racial and sexual stereotypes. Still, Western stalwart Randolph Scott gets bonus points for being
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Early riders: 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, William S. Hart and Tom Mix were the ... - The Republic
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Before there were such legendary movie cowboys as John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Randolph Scott, Clint Eastwood and others, the Hollywood trail was paved by silent-era heroes, led by Gilbert M. "Broncho Billy" Anderson, William S. Hart and Tom Mix
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The Humble Charm of 'Captain America' - The Atlantic
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(In more innocent times, Randolph Scott averaged three or four cowboy films per year.) Ryan Reynolds was first out of the gate by a nose, having played Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine and, just last month, protagonist Hal Jordan in Green Lantern
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Author: MARC ABRAMS - Boxeo Mundial
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Ocasio has aperfect mark of 5-0 with one knockout and is coming off a four round unanimousdecision over Randolph Scott on June 3rd as part of ROUND 3 atHarrahs in Chester. Former worldamateur champion, Joey Dawejko will be back in action as he takes on
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Midway, Ga., Police Shut Down Kids' Lemonade Stand - The New American
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After receiving a complaint, Randolph Scott, the city's zoning administrator, investigated and discovered the Scouts were setting up a table on the city sidewalk in violation of a city ordinance. "I know it doesn't look good," Scott told the Savannah
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Timeline
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1987
    Age 89
    Scott died of heart and lung ailments in 1987 at the age of 89 in Beverly Hills, California.
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  • 1983
    Age 85
    Though divorced, she kept his last name nearly five decades, until her death in 1983.
  • 1975
    Age 77
    In 1975, Scott was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States.
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  • 1963
    Age 65
    Scott's face supposedly was used as the model for the football helmet-wearing pirate on the American Football League's (now NFL) Oakland Raiders redesigned logo in 1963.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1956
    Age 58
    While there had been some rumors that they were a homosexual couple, Scott's son, Christopher, said the rumors were untrue. Budd Boetticher, who directed Scott in seven films from 1956 to 1960, said the rumors were "Bullshit".
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    The resulting film, released in 1956, did not make a great impact at the time but is now regarded by many as one of Scott's best, as well as the one that launched Scott and Boetticher into a successful collaboration that totaled seven films.
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    By 1956, Scott turned 58, an age where the careers of most leading men would be winding down.
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  • 1955
    Age 57
    Also of interest is Shootout at Medicine Bend shot in 1955, but released in 1957, which was Scott's last movie in black and white.
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    Scott also made Rage at Dawn in 1955 for Nat Holt, which was released by RKO starring Scott and Forrest Tucker, and featuring Denver Pyle, Edgar Buchanan, and J.
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  • 1954
    Age 56
    In 1954, Scott played a laconic good guy in The Bounty Hunter.
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  • 1953
    Age 55
    Also in 1953, Scott appeared in Riding Shotgun, an unusual Western that presents (probably unintentionally) some McCarthyistic overtones.
  • 1950
    Age 52
    Scott's pictures from this period include the 1950 Colt .45, the 1951 films Fort Worth, Man in the Saddle and Carson City, and the 1952 films Hangman's Knot (which Scott produced), The Man Behind the Gun, The Stranger Wore a Gun (filmed in 3-D), and Thunder Over the Plains.
  • FORTIES
  • 1944
    Age 46
    In 1944, Scott married the actress Patricia Stillman, who was 21 years his junior.
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  • 1942
    Age 44
    In 1942 and 1943, Scott appeared in several war films, notably To the Shores of Tripoli, Bombardier, the Canadian warship drama Corvette K-225, Gung Ho! and China Sky.
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  • 1941
    Age 43
    In 1941, Scott also co-starred with a young Gene Tierney in another western, Belle Starr.
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    In 1941 Scott returned to Zane Grey country by co-starring with Robert Young in the Technicolor production Western Union, directed by Fritz Lang.
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  • 1939
    Age 41
    The Scotts' marriage ended in divorce three years later, in 1939.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1938
    Age 40
    In 1938 Scott finished his contract with Paramount and began freelancing.
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  • 1936
    Age 38
    In 1936, Scott, on loan to independent producer Edward Small, starred in another adventure classic, The Last of the Mohicans, adapted from the 1826 novel by James Fenimore Cooper.
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  • 1935
    Age 37
    Scott made four films for RKO Radio Pictures during 1935–36.
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    By 1935 Scott was firmly established as a popular movie star and, thus, following the release of Rocky Mountain Mystery (1935), Paramount moved him up from his "B" Western status to a star of "A" features, many on loan out.
  • 1933
    Age 35
    For the 1933 films The Thundering Herd and Man of the Forest, Scott's hair was darkened and he sported a trim moustache so that he could easily be matched to footage of Jack Holt, the star of the silent versions.
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  • 1932
    Age 34
    In 1932 Scott appeared in a play at the Vine Street Theatre in Hollywood entitled Under a Virginia Moon.
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  • 1931
    Age 33
    In 1931 Scott played his first leading role (with Sally Blane) in Women Men Marry, a film, now apparently lost, that was made by a Poverty Row studio called Headline Pictures.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1927
    Age 29
    Around 1927, Scott developed an interest in acting and decided to make his way to Los Angeles and seek a career in the motion picture industry.
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  • 1919
    Age 21
    After the Armistice brought World War I to an end, Scott stayed in France and enrolled in an artillery officers' school. Although he eventually received a commission, Scott decided to return to America and thus journeyed home around 1919.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1917
    Age 19
    In April 1917, the United States entered World War I and shortly afterwards, Scott, then 19 years old, joined the United States Army.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1898
    Age 0
    Born on January 23, 1898.
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