Observed by a future President Posted on March 20, 2012 7:56 pm by Ward An image from Brother Rat (1938) staring Ronald Reagan and Eddie Albert, both seen here watching the action, can anyone name the unfortunate spankee? Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) 📂This entry was posted in Celeb Vintage
I believe the actor getting paddled in William Tracy (sometime spelt Tracey) who plays Cadet Bottome. The reason for this assumption is that there is evidence online that the character of Bottome is the one who got paddled (hazed) in the stage play of Brother Rat on Broadway. The role in the stage play was played by Ezra Stone.