Bouett, Harry Rae

Harry Rae Bouett 1942
Harry Rae Bouett

Harry Rae Bouett

Born: 1 October, 1923
Died: 7 September, 2007

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He went by the name H. Rae Bouett. Married Bernadele Wheeler in 1955; divorced 1972, they have two children.

Rae is Marjorie Hugunin’s cousin.

Rae Bouett was manager of the “13 Club”, the Mar-Ken Nightclub in 1939-1940. He was also a member of the Mar-Ken Chapter of the National Honor Society. Rae produced Mar-Ken’s first motion picture, “Call of the Amazon.”

From the October 28, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
Rae Bouett is 9th Grade (Freshman) Class Vice-President

From the November 16, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal:
WHAT THEY WANT FROM SANTA CLAUS – Pearl-handled revolver

From the Mar-Ken 1940 Yearbook, as a Sophomore:
RAE BOUETT – Rae was born in Los Angeles, October 1. Hobbies are magic, writing, and dancing. You should read some of those thrillers he writes! I wouldn’t advise reading them at night, tho! He likes most everyone, and he likes most all kinds of soup. He dislikes getting up early. Isn’t that unusual? “Remember My Love” is his favorite song. His favorite stories are murder mysteries. Creative Writing and Spanish are his two favorite subjects. His ambition is to be a director-writer-producer.

From the September 27, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Juniors: Rae Bouett, it is rumored, has a plan for an exciting, different kind of a class party. This party, it is said, will replace the famous 13 Club of last year.

From the October 11, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Rae Bouett was elected President of the Junior Class after a close race.

From the November 8, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
WHO’S WHO: Ray Bouett – – A native Californian Ray is the president of the Junior Class. He loves dancing and writing. His ambition, though, is to become a writer, director, or producer.

From the November 20, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
THANKSGIVING PLANS: Ray Bouett – – Relax after 11th grade party.

From the Mar-Ken 1941 Yearbook, as a Junior:
Rae Bouett, president of the Junior class, is the first of the pictures in this little sketch book. Rae was born on October 1, 1924 in Los Angeles, California. He likes swimming and dancing and will always go in for a game of chess. His hobby is writing; his favorite book is “The Invisible Host”. He wants to be a Director, producer, writer on stage and screen.

[Note: Rae’s actual year of birth is 1923]

From the Mar-Ken 1942 Yearbook, as a Senior:
Rae Bouett: “Count’s” ambitions are the best. He wants to direct, produce and write for the stage and screen, and, as every producer, director, or writer, his hobbies are blondes, brunettes and red heads. A murder mystery, Dvorak and amateur movie fan, he is constantly heard saying, “It’s amazing”.

From the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
QUERY?????? What were Bernadele Wheeler and Alumni Rae Bouet doing at school Tuesday afternoon with a victrola, records, and measuring tape?