Screen Guild Theatre, ep. Pittsburgh; broadcast April 12, 1943.
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[on his mother] She was an old-fashioned Southern lady who always contended movies were not here to stay, My five sisters took her to see me in a film and the first time she saw me on the screen, she said, 'Oh, no! That can't be Randolph. This feller's older than Randy and not so good-looking.'
His image from his westerns as an upright, outstanding sheriff or cowboy was so strong, it was paid homage to in Mel Brooks
's classic comedy Blazing Saddles
(1974). When the African-American sheriff chides the reluctant townspeople that they would have helped Randolph Scott, the great western star's name is intoned by a chorus on the soundtrack and the townspeople are won over.
Deep voice and unemotional demeanor