"It's A Sin To Tell A Lie" / "Molly Malone" (Bullet Records)
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[on audience reactions to his nightclub act as an adult] They expect me to come onstage still wearing short pants. It takes a lot of work out there to make them believe I'm grown up. They resent it somehow. It's something I have to fight every single performance.
Breen appeared in nine films between 1936 and 1942. Four of those films earned single Oscar nominations: three for Best Original Score and one for Best Scoring. Breen's last ,in Johnny Doughboy
(1942), did not afford him the chance to sing solo but only gave him one number, shared with Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
and George 'Spanky' McFarland
. The plot revolved around has-been child stars trying to ...