Allan Scott (American screenwriter)

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Allan Scott
Born May 23, 1906
Arlington, New Jersey, United States
Died April 13, 1995(1995-04-13) (aged 88)
Santa Monica, California, United States [1]
Occupation Screenwriter
Children Pippa Scott
Relatives Adrian Scott (brother)

Allan Scott (May 23, 1906 – April 13, 1995) was a screenwriter who was nominated for an Academy Award for So Proudly We Hail!.[2]

He co-wrote the screenplays for a number of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers films: Top Hat (1935), Follow the Fleet (1936), Swing Time (1936), Shall We Dance (1937), and Carefree (1938), as well as Roberta (1935), in which they played supporting roles.

Allan was the father of actor Pippa Scott and brother of film producer and screenwriter Adrian Scott.

Complete filmography[edit]

As screenwriter, unless otherwise noted.


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  2. ^ Shipman, David (April 18, 1995). "Obituaries: Allan Scott". The Independent.

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