Randolph Scott filmography

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Randolph Scott (1898–1987) appeared in over 100 feature films in his career. These films are listed below.

Feature films[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1928 Sharp Shooters Foreign Serviceman in Moroccan Cafe John G. Blystone Release in the United Kingdom under the title Three Naval Rascals
1929 Weary River Man in Audience Frank Lloyd
The Far Call Helms Allan Dwan
The Black Watch Bit Part John Ford Release in the United Kingdom under the title King of the Khyber Rifles
Sailor's Holiday Undetermined Role Fred C. Newmeyer
The Virginian Rider extra Victor Fleming
Dynamite Undetermined Role Cecil B. DeMille
1930 Born Reckless Joan's Rejected Suitor John Ford
Andrew Benniston
1931 Women Men Marry Steve Bradley Charles Hitchinson
1932 Sky Bride Captain Frank Robertson Stephen Roberts
A Successful Calamity Larry Rivers, the Polo Coach John G. Adolfi
Heritage of the Desert Jack Hare Henry Hathaway Reissued under the title When the West Was Young
Hot Saturday Bill Fadden William A. Seiter
Wild Horse Mesa Chane Weymer Henry Hathaway
1933 Hello, Everybody! Hunt Blake William A. Seiter
The Thundering Herd Tom Doan Henry Hathaway Reissued under the title Buffalo Stampede
Murders in the Zoo Dr. Jack Woodford A. Edward Sutherland
Supernatural Grant Wilson Victor Halperin
Sunset Pass Ash Preston Henry Hathaway
Cocktail Hour Randolph Morgan Victor Schertzinger
Man of the Forest Brett Dale Henry Hathaway Reissued under the title Challenge of the Frontier
To the Last Man Lynn Hayden Henry Hathaway Reissued under the title Law of Vengeance
Broken Dreams Dr. Robert Morley Robert Vignola
1934 The Last Round-Up Jim Cleve Henry Hathaway
Wagon Wheels Clint Belmet Charles Barton Reissued under the title Caravans West
1935 Home on the Range Tom Hatfield Arthur Jacobson
Rocky Mountain Mystery Larry Sutton Charles Barton Reissued under the title The Fighting Westerner
Roberta John Kent William A. Seiter
Village Tale T.N. "Slaughter" Somerville John Cromwell
She Leo Vincey Irving Pichel
Lansing C. Holden
So Red the Rose Duncan Bedford King Vidor
1936 Follow the Fleet CPO Bilge Smith Mark Sandrich
And Sudden Death Lt. James Knox Charles Barton
The Last of the Mohicans Hawkeye George B. Seitz
Go West, Young Man Bud Norton Henry Hathaway
1937 High, Wide, and Handsome Peter Cortlandt Rouben Mamoulian
1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Tony Kent Allan Dwan
The Texans Kirk Jordan James P. Hogan
The Road to Reno Steve Fortness S. Sylan Simon Reissued under the titleThe Ranger and the Lady
1939 Jesse James Marshall Will Wright Henry King Technicolor
Susannah of the Mounties Inspector Angus "Monty" Montague William A. Sieter Sepiatone
Frontier Marshal Wyatt Earp Allan Dwan
Coast Guard Thomas "Speed" Bradshaw Edward Ludwig
20,000 Men a Year Brad Reynolds Alfred E. Green
1940 Virginia City Capt. Vance Irby Michael Curtiz Sepiatone
My Favorite Wife Stephen Burkett Garson Kanin
When the Daltons Rode Tod Jackson George Marshall
1941 Western Union Vance Shaw Fritz Lang Technicolor
Belle Starr Sam Starr Irving Cummings Technicolor
Paris Calling Nick Edwin L. Marin Reissued under the title Paris Bombshell
1942 To the Shores of Tripoli Sgt. Dixie Smith H. Bruce Humberstone Technicolor
The Spoilers Alexander McNamara Ray Enright
Pittsburgh John "Cash" Evans Lewis Seiler
1943 Bombardier Captain Buck Oliver Ricard Wallace
The Desperadoes Sheriff Steve Upton Charles Vidor Technicolor
Corvette K-225 Lt. Cmdr. McLain Richard Rosson Released in the United Kingdom under the title The Nelson Touch
Gung Ho! Colonel Thorwald Ray Enright
1944 Follow the Boys Himself (cameo) Edward Sutherland
Belle of the Yukon Honest John Calhoun William A. Seiter Technicolor
1945 China Sky Dr. Gray Thompson Ray Enright
Captain Kidd Adam Mercy Rowland V. Lee
1946 Abilene Town Dan Mitchell Edwin L. Marin
Badman's Territory Mark Rowley Tim Whelan RKO
Home, Sweet Homicide Lt. Bill Smith Lloyd Bacon
1947 Trail Street Marshal Bat Masterson Ray Enright RKO
Gunfighters Brazos Kane George Waggner Cinecolor
Released in the United Kingdom under the title The Assassin
Christmas Eve Jonathan Edwin L. Marin Reissued under the title Sinner's Holiday
1948 Albuquerque Cole Armin Ray Enright Cinecolor
Released in the United Kingdom under the title Silver City
Coroner Creek Chris Denning Ray Enright Cinecolor
Return of the Bad Men Marshal Vance Cordell Ray Enright RKO Also released under the slightly altered title of Return of the Badmen
1949 The Walking Hills Jim Carey John Sturges
Canadian Pacific Tom Andrews Edwin L. Marin Cinecolor
The Doolins of Oklahoma Bill Doolin Gordon Douglas Release in the United Kingdom under the title The Great Manhunt
Fighting Man of the Plains Jim Dancer Edwin L. Marin Cinecolor
1950 The Nevadan Andrew Barclay Gordon Douglas Cinecolor
Release in the United Kingdom under the title The Man from Nevada
Colt .45 Steve Farrell Edwin L. Marin Technicolor
Reissued under the title Thundercloud
The Cariboo Trail Jim Redfern Edwin L. Marin Cinecolor
1951 Sugarfoot Jackson "Sugarfoot" Redan Edwin L. Marin Technicolor
Reissued under the title Swirl of Glory
Santa Fe Britt Canfield Irving Pichel Technicolor
Fort Worth Ned Britt Edwin L. Marin Technicolor
Starlift Himself (cameo appearance) Roy Del Ruth
1952 Carson City Silent Jeff Kincaid André de Toth WarnerColor
Man in the Saddle Owen Merritt André de Toth Technicolor
Released in the United Kingdom under the title The Outcast
Hangman's Knot Major Matt Stewart Roy Huggins Technicolor
1953 The Man Behind the Gun Major Ransome Callicut Felix Feist Technicolor
The Stranger Wore a Gun Jeff Travis André de Toth 3-D
Technicolor
Thunder Over the Plains Captain David Porter André de Toth Technicolor
1954 Riding Shotgun Larry Delong André de Toth WarnerColor
The Bounty Hunter Jim Kipp a.k.a. James Collins André de Toth WarnerColor
Reputedly filmed, but not released, in 3-D
1955 Ten Wanted Men John Stewart H. Bruce Humberstone Technicolor
Rage at Dawn James Barlow Tim Whelan Technicolor
Tall Man Riding Larry Madden Lesley Selander WarnerColor
A Lawless Street Marshal Calem Ware Joseph H. Lewis Technicolor
1956 Seven Men from Now Ben Stride Budd Boetticher WarnerColor
7th Cavalry Capt. Tom Benson Joseph H. Lewis Technicolor
1957 The Tall T Pat Brennan Budd Boetticher Technicolor
Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend Capt. Buck Devlin Richard Bare filmed in 1955
Decision at Sundown Bart Allison Budd Boetticher Technicolor
1958 Buchanan Rides Alone Tom Buchanan Budd Boetticher Technicolor
1959 Westbound Capt. John Hayes Budd Boetticher WarnerColor
Ride Lonesome Ben Brigade Budd Boetticher CinemaScope
Eastmancolor
1960 Comanche Station Jefferson Cody Budd Boetticher CinemaScope
Eastmancolor
1962 Ride the High Country Gil Westrum Sam Peckinpah CinemaScope
Metrocolor
Filmed with Panavision, released in CinemaScope
Released in the United Kingdom under the title Guns in the Afternoon

Box Office Ranking[edit]

At the height of his career exhibitors voted Scott among the most popular stars in the country:

  • 1949 - 12th (US)[1]
  • 1950 - 10th (US)
  • 1951 - 7th (US)
  • 1952 - 10th (US)
  • 1953 - 10th (US)
  • 1954 - 22nd (US)
  • 1955 - 22nd (US)
  • 1956 - 24th (US)

Short films[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1935 Pirate Party on Catalina Isle Himself Gene Burdette Technicolor
1941 Meet the Stars #6: Stars at Play Himself Gene Parsons
1951 Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Goes Western Himself Ralph Staub
1953 Screen Snapshots: Men of the West Himself Ralph Staub

Television[edit]

Randolph Scott's only venture into television (other than an appearance on Celebrity Golf) was in the late 1950s as the host of a proposed series entitled Randolph Scott's Theater of the West. The episode starred Scott Brady as a lawman trying to escape a criminal past. The series was never sold and this one and only episode was never aired.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Hope Tops Crosby At the Boxoffice By Richard L. Coe. The Washington Post (1923-1954) [Washington, D.C] 30 Dec 1949: 19.