Scotty Beckett

Scotty Beckett (born Scott Hastings Beckett; October 4, 1929 – May 10, 1968) was an American actor.

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Anthony Adverse (1936)

Based on the novel by Hervey Allen, this expansive drama follows the many adventures of the eponymous hero, Anthony Adverse. Abandoned at a convent by his heartless nobleman father, Don Luis, Anthony is later mentored by his kind grandfather, John Bonnyfeather, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Donald Woods  •  Anita Louise

Based on the novel by Hervey Allen, this expansive drama follows the many adventures of the eponymous hero, Anthony Adverse. Abandoned at a convent by his heartless nobleman father, Don Luis, Anthony is later mentored by his kind grandfather, John Bonnyfeather, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Olivia de Havilland  •  Donald Woods  •  Anita Louise

Babes in Toyland (1934)

Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep's shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby. When that fails, they trick Barnaby into marrying Stanley Dum ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins  •  Charley Rogers
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Charlotte Henry  •  Felix Knight

Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep's shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby. When that fails, they trick Barnaby into marrying Stanley Dum ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins  •  Charley Rogers
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Charlotte Henry  •  Felix Knight

Kings Row (1942)

Five children in an apparently ideal American small town find their lives changing as the years pass near the turn of the century in 1900. Parris and Drake, both of whom have lost their parents, are best friends; Parris dreams of becoming a doctor, studying under ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Ronald Reagan  •  Charles Coburn  •  Claude Rains

Five children in an apparently ideal American small town find their lives changing as the years pass near the turn of the century in 1900. Parris and Drake, both of whom have lost their parents, are best friends; Parris dreams of becoming a doctor, studying under ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Ann Sheridan  •  Ronald Reagan  •  Charles Coburn  •  Claude Rains

Love Affair (1939)

French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love during the transatlantic passage of a ship. They arrange to reunite six months later, if neither has changed their mind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Charles Boyer  •  Maria Ouspenskaya  •  Lee Bowman

French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love during the transatlantic passage of a ship. They arrange to reunite six months later, if neither has changed their mind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Irene Dunne  •  Charles Boyer  •  Maria Ouspenskaya  •  Lee Bowman

My Favorite Wife (1940)

Seven years after a shipwreck in which she was presumed dead, Ellen Arden arrives home to find that her husband Nick has just remarried. The overjoyed Nick struggles to break the news to his new bride. But he gets a shock when he hears the whole story: Ellen spent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Randolph Scott  •  Irene Dunne  •  Gail Patrick

Seven years after a shipwreck in which she was presumed dead, Ellen Arden arrives home to find that her husband Nick has just remarried. The overjoyed Nick struggles to break the news to his new bride. But he gets a shock when he hears the whole story: Ellen spent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Randolph Scott  •  Irene Dunne  •  Gail Patrick

My Reputation (1946)

Tongues begin to wag when a lonely widow becomes romantically involved with a military man. Problems arise when the gossip is filtered down to her own children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Brent  •  Warner Anderson  •  Lucile Watson

Tongues begin to wag when a lonely widow becomes romantically involved with a military man. Problems arise when the gossip is filtered down to her own children.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Barbara Stanwyck  •  George Brent  •  Warner Anderson  •  Lucile Watson

The Blue Bird (1940)

An ungrateful girl and her little brother are transported in their dreams by a fairy to a wonderland, tasked with finding the mythical blue bird of happiness, meeting friends and foes along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Spring Byington  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Gale Sondergaard

An ungrateful girl and her little brother are transported in their dreams by a fairy to a wonderland, tasked with finding the mythical blue bird of happiness, meeting friends and foes along the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Shirley Temple  •  Spring Byington  •  Nigel Bruce  •  Gale Sondergaard

The Climax (1944)

Dr. Hohner, theatre physician at the Vienna Royal Theatre, murders his mistress, the star soprano when his jealousy drives him to the point of mad obsession. Ten years later, another young singer reminds Hohner of the late diva and his old mania kicks in. Hohner ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Waggner
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Susanna Foster  •  Turhan Bey  •  Gale Sondergaard

Dr. Hohner, theatre physician at the Vienna Royal Theatre, murders his mistress, the star soprano when his jealousy drives him to the point of mad obsession. Ten years later, another young singer reminds Hohner of the late diva and his old mania kicks in. Hohner ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Waggner
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Susanna Foster  •  Turhan Bey  •  Gale Sondergaard

Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Spoiled playboy Henry van Cleve dies and arrives at the entrance to Hell, a final destination he is sure he deserves after living a life of profligacy. The devil, however, isn't so sure Henry meets Hell's standards. Convinced he is where he belongs, Henry recounts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Don Ameche  •  Charles Coburn  •  Marjorie Main

Spoiled playboy Henry van Cleve dies and arrives at the entrance to Hell, a final destination he is sure he deserves after living a life of profligacy. The devil, however, isn't so sure Henry meets Hell's standards. Convinced he is where he belongs, Henry recounts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Don Ameche  •  Charles Coburn  •  Marjorie Main

Battleground (1949)

The film concentrates on the camaraderie and the divisions between the troops as they ready for the big offensive. Told in a taut narrative, the men of the 101st, led by Van Johnson, wait out the winter in the Ardennes forest to confront the German army in what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  John Hodiak  •  Ricardo Montalban  •  George Murphy

The film concentrates on the camaraderie and the divisions between the troops as they ready for the big offensive. Told in a taut narrative, the men of the 101st, led by Van Johnson, wait out the winter in the Ardennes forest to confront the German army in what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  John Hodiak  •  Ricardo Montalban  •  George Murphy

Marie Antoinette (1938)

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is arranged to marry Louis XVI, future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for the rival countries. The opulent Marie indulges in various whims and flirtations. When Louis XV passes and Louis XVI ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Tyrone Power  •  John Barrymore  •  Robert Morley

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is arranged to marry Louis XVI, future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for the rival countries. The opulent Marie indulges in various whims and flirtations. When Louis XV passes and Louis XVI ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Tyrone Power  •  John Barrymore  •  Robert Morley

Dante's Inferno (1935)

A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Lachman
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Claire Trevor  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Henry B. Walthall

A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Lachman
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Claire Trevor  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Henry B. Walthall

I Dream Too Much (1935)

If Columbia could make an acceptable movie star out of opera-diva Grace Moore, then RKO Radio could do the same with Lily Pons. At least that was producer Pandro S. Berman's reasoning when he cast Pons in the 1935 musical romance I Dream too Much. The actress plays ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Lily Pons  •  Henry Fonda  •  Lucille Ball  •  Eric Blore

If Columbia could make an acceptable movie star out of opera-diva Grace Moore, then RKO Radio could do the same with Lily Pons. At least that was producer Pandro S. Berman's reasoning when he cast Pons in the 1935 musical romance I Dream too Much. The actress plays ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Cromwell
CAST:  Lily Pons  •  Henry Fonda  •  Lucille Ball  •  Eric Blore

The Flying Irishman (1939)

This is the story of the historic 1938 flight of Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan. Mr. Corrigan starred in this film, which chronicled his infamous flight. On July 17, 1938, Mr. Corrigan loaded 320 gallons of gasoline (40 hours worth) into the tiny, single engine plane ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leigh Jason
CAST:  Douglas Corrigan  •  Eddie Quillan  •  Paul Kelly  •  Robert Armstrong

This is the story of the historic 1938 flight of Douglas 'Wrong Way' Corrigan. Mr. Corrigan starred in this film, which chronicled his infamous flight. On July 17, 1938, Mr. Corrigan loaded 320 gallons of gasoline (40 hours worth) into the tiny, single engine plane ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leigh Jason
CAST:  Douglas Corrigan  •  Eddie Quillan  •  Paul Kelly  •  Robert Armstrong

The Vanishing Virginian (1942)

The perineal District Attorney and conservative southern patriarch cherishes the old ways and does his best to adjust to change.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Frank Morgan  •  Kathryn Grayson  •  Spring Byington  •  Natalie Thompson

The perineal District Attorney and conservative southern patriarch cherishes the old ways and does his best to adjust to change.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Frank Morgan  •  Kathryn Grayson  •  Spring Byington  •  Natalie Thompson

Cynthia (1947)

Sheltered by her conservative parents, a small-town teenager finally goes out on a date.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  George Murphy  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Mary Astor

Sheltered by her conservative parents, a small-town teenager finally goes out on a date.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  George Murphy  •  S.Z. Sakall  •  Mary Astor

The Happy Years (1950)

Based on a collection of stories with the focus on young John Humperkink "Dink" Stover, a student at the Lawrenceville Prepatory School, in 1896, whose family, in Eastcester, New York, have just about given up on his education because he is an incorrigible student. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Dean Stockwell  •  Darryl Hickman  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Leon Ames

Based on a collection of stories with the focus on young John Humperkink "Dink" Stover, a student at the Lawrenceville Prepatory School, in 1896, whose family, in Eastcester, New York, have just about given up on his education because he is an incorrigible student. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Wellman
CAST:  Dean Stockwell  •  Darryl Hickman  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Leon Ames

It Happened in Hollywood (1937)

A silent Western star has trouble adjusting to the coming of sound.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Lachman
CAST:  Richard Dix  •  Fay Wray  •  Victor Kilian  •  Franklin Pangborn

A silent Western star has trouble adjusting to the coming of sound.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Lachman
CAST:  Richard Dix  •  Fay Wray  •  Victor Kilian  •  Franklin Pangborn

Life Begins with Love (1937)

A spoiled playboy is forced to leave town to avoid the press, which latches on to his statement, while tipsy, that he will give away his fortune. He disguises himself and gets a job as a laborer at a day-care center. He finds himself attracted to the owner, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray McCarey
CAST:  Jean Parker  •  Douglass Montgomery  •  Edith Fellows  •  Leona Maricle

A spoiled playboy is forced to leave town to avoid the press, which latches on to his statement, while tipsy, that he will give away his fortune. He disguises himself and gets a job as a laborer at a day-care center. He finds himself attracted to the owner, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ray McCarey
CAST:  Jean Parker  •  Douglass Montgomery  •  Edith Fellows  •  Leona Maricle

Smashing the Rackets (1938)

Jim 'Socker' Conway, former boxer and FBI hero, is maneuvered for political reasons into a do-nothing job in the district attorney's office. Meanwhile, he meets wild debutante Letty Lane, girlfriend of mob mouthpiece Steve Lawrence; and Letty's much nicer sister ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Chester Morris  •  Frances Mercer  •  Bruce Cabot  •  Rita Johnson

Jim 'Socker' Conway, former boxer and FBI hero, is maneuvered for political reasons into a do-nothing job in the district attorney's office. Meanwhile, he meets wild debutante Letty Lane, girlfriend of mob mouthpiece Steve Lawrence; and Letty's much nicer sister ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Chester Morris  •  Frances Mercer  •  Bruce Cabot  •  Rita Johnson
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