Breakfast Club Alumni

(From the 1942 "Breakfast Club Family Album")

Top: Fibber McGee and Molly, or Marian and Jim Jordan as they were "knowed in them days.

Bottom Left: Here we have charming Anette King (Reid) in her Breakfast Club days.

Bottom Right: Evelyn Lynne used to struggle daily with her "Dear Diary"

Below: The girl in the upper circle is Jeanette; then come the Cheery Sisters with their cousin, Doug Craig; and upper left is Aunt Fannie talking to herself (Fran Allison). Left and center are the Ranch Boys and Morin Sisters; to their right, the Dinnings and the two handsome ex-Breakfast Club singers, Clark Dennis and Johnny Johnston. Lower left are the Merry Macs; next Bill Thompson in his "Mister Wimple" get up. And last, lovely Gale Page. Remember?

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