SCOTTY BECKETT – A tragic Tale

SCOTTY BECKETT – A tragic Tale

October 11, 2023 Alan Royle 2

  SCOTTY BECKETT (1929-68) There has never been a shortage of tragic stories in Hollywood and, sadly, far too many of the worst of these involved child actors. Scotty Beckett’s tale is terribly sad. Of all the many child stars in Hollywood history, I cannot recall any individual, (with the […]


May 17, 2019 Alan Royle 0

  FREDDIE BARTHOLOMEW       (1924 – 92) London-born Freddie Bartholomew’s career spanned just 21 years and 28 screen appearances. Twenty-two of those performances were as a boy or juvenile; the other six after he was no longer a teenager. He was a precocious boy, reciting and performing on the stage from […]