Robert Adrian Scott was an American screenwriter and film producer.
21 Facts About Adrian Scott
Adrian Scott was one of the Hollywood Ten and later blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studio bosses.
In 1926, when Adrian Scott was 15,20,000 textile workers in nearby Passaic, New Jersey, closed down the mills.
Adrian Scott's older brother Allan was a playwright, whose comedy Goodbye Again ran on Broadway for most of 1933.
Adrian Scott was a film critic and associate editor of Stage magazine from 1936 through 1938.
Adrian Scott worked on the script for Keeping Company at MGM, We Go Fast at 20th Century Fox, and The Parson of Panamint at Paramount.
Adrian Scott wrote Mr Lucky at RKO, which was a hit.
Adrian Scott then produced Deadline at Dawn, the only feature film directed by Harold Clurman.
Adrian Scott produced The Boy with Green Hair, directed by Joseph Losey, which was a box-office flop.
In October 1947, Adrian Scott was called to testify during the House Committee on Un-American Activities hearings on Hollywood, but as did nine others, refused to testify.
Adrian Scott was sentenced to prison along with the other members of the Hollywood Ten.
Edward Dmytryk, another of the Hollywood Ten, chose to become a 'friendly' witness and testified before the HUAC in 1951 that Adrian Scott pressured him to put communist propaganda in his films.
In 1955, Adrian Scott published an essay titled "Blacklist: The Liberal's Straightjacket and Its Effect on Content" in Hollywood Review.
From 1954 to 1961, Adrian Scott made a living writing for television.
Adrian Scott provided the story for Conspiracy of Hearts under a pseudonym.
Adrian Scott attempted to make a return to feature-film production in 1967 by producing a new adaptation of Monsieur Lecoq; the film was never finished.
Shortly before his death, Adrian Scott made a television adaptation of The Great Man's Whiskers and was credited with his legal name.
Adrian Scott was married to actress Anne Shirley, who subsequently married another screenwriter, Charles Lederer, nephew of Marion Davies.
Adrian Scott later married Joan Scott, fellow screenwriter and producer.
Adrian Scott died from lung cancer in 1972 in Sherman Oaks, California.