Allan Scott (American screenwriter)

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

Allan Scott
BornMay 23, 1906
DiedApril 13, 1995(1995-04-13) (aged 88)
ChildrenPippa Scott
RelativesAdrian Scott (brother)

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.[1]

He died on 13 April 1995 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California, at aged 88.[2]

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

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As screenwriter, unless otherwise noted.


  1. ^ Shipman, David (April 18, 1995). "Obituaries: Allan Scott". The Independent. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Allan Scott, Writer; Of Films, Dies at 88". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. 19 April 1995. p. 13. Retrieved 13 February 2019.

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