What do you know about Randolph
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Western Stars Trivia
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Where was Randolph Scott
born on January 23, 1898?
- Orange County, Virginia
- Madison, Montana
- Scott, Wyoming
2) In Blazing Saddles, when the townspeople refuse to
support the town's sheriff, they relent after the sheriff
tells them: "You'd do it for Randolph Scott."
3) Fortunately, Scott's father had become acquainted with a
Hollywood filmmaker and provided a letter of introduction for
his son to present to the eccentric millionaire filmmaker. The
filmmaker responded by getting Scott a small part in a George
O'Brien film called Sharp Shooters (1928).
Who was the
- Louis B. Mayer
- Jack Warner
- Howard Hughes
4) On the advice of director Cecil B. DeMille, Scott also
gained much-needed acting experience by performing in stage
Where did he act on stage?
- Pasadena Playhouse
- Bucks County Playhouse
5) Under contract to Paramount Pictures, in 1932, they cast
him as the lead in his first significant starring role and
also the one that establish him as a Western hero.
- The Virginian
- Heritage of the Desert
- Take Back Arms
6) In 1935 and 1936, he made two musicals. He plays a lunkheaded but likable pal.
Who was the star?
- Richard Rogers
- Gene Kelly
- Fred Astaire
7) In 1936, Scott, on another loan starred in yet another
adventure classic. A big hit in its day, the film gave Scott
his first unqualified 'A' picture success as a lead.
- Charlie Brown
- The Last of the Mohicans
- The Virginian
8) For 20th Century Fox Scott supported their child star in
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) and Susanna of the
Who was the child star?
- Judy Garland
- Shirley Temple
- Mickey Rooney
9) In 1946, after playing roles that had him wandering in
and out of the saddle for many years, Scott appeared in Abilene
Town, an RKO release which cast him in what would become
one of his classic images, the fearless lawman cleaning up a
lawless town. The film "cemented Scott's position as a
cowboy hero" and from this point on all but two of his
starring films would be Westerns.
10) In 1962 Scott made his final film appearance in Ride
the High Country, a film now regarded as a classic. It was
directed by and co-starred Joel McCrea.
Who directed the film?
- John Ford
- Sam Peckinpah
- Budd Boetticher
11) Scott died of heart and lung ailments on March 2, 1987 (aged 89), Beverly Hills, California.
12) Where is Randolph Scott buried?
- Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, North Carolina
- Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Glendale, California
- Orange County Memorial Park, Orange, Virginia