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Allan Scott

Highest Rated: 100% Top Hat (1935)

Lowest Rated: 81% Imitation of Life (1959)

Birthday: May 23, 1906

Birthplace: Arlington, New Jersey, USA

Allan Scott brought many screenplays to Hollywood throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1932, he had his first play produced. In 1934, he made his feature screenwriting debut with "By Your Leave." Scott started his entertainment career writing for films, including "Roberta" (1935) with Irene Dunne, "In Person" (1935) and the Fred Astaire musical comedy "Top Hat" (1935). He also appeared in "Follow the Fleet" (1936) and the musical "Swing Time" (1936) with Fred Astaire. Scott was nominated for a Writing (Original Screenplay) Academy Award for "So Proudly We Hail" in 1943. In the latter half of his career, Scott wrote the Bing Crosby musical "Here Come the Waves" (1944), the musical "Let's Dance" (1950) with Betty Hutton and "The Four Poster" (1953) with Rex Harrison. He also appeared in "The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T" (1953). Scott more recently wrote the Ginger Rogers comedy "The Confession" (1964). Scott was married to Laura Straub and had two children. Scott passed away in April 1995 at the age of 89.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
81% 91% Imitation of Life Writer - 1959
No Score Yet 50% Top Secret Affair Screenwriter - 1957
81% 75% The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. Screenwriter - 1953
No Score Yet 79% Let's Dance Screenwriter - 1950
No Score Yet 33% Skylark Screenwriter - 1941
No Score Yet 32% Lucky Partners Screenwriter - 1940
89% 85% Shall We Dance Screenwriter - 1937
97% 86% Swing Time Writer - 1936
83% 77% Follow the Fleet Writer (Screenplay) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet By Your Leave Screenwriter - 1935
86% 65% Roberta Screenwriter - 1935
100% 91% Top Hat Writer - 1935

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Writer 1964

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