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[on Scotty Beckett] Scotty was all right, I liked him. I thought he had beautiful eyes and I told him, 'Scotty, you have very pretty eyes,' and he laughed, 'Well, thank you. Nobody else ever said that to me before.' I said, 'Well, you do.'
According to an in-depth article by Laura Wagner for the 2009 Fall Issue of Films of the Golden Age, Allene's aunt sent a photo to the New York Daily Mirror to compete for "America's Most Charming Child" and, out of some 85,000 entries, she won. Allene earned $1,000 dollars and a trip to New York to screen test with Warner Bros. studio.