Maclean’s Canada, a collection of 50 articles chosen from the 1,108 issues of Maclean’s that have appeared since 1910, will be published this month by McClelland and Stewart, who made this photograph to mark the event. From the neck up, these people are said to bear some resemblance to 45 of the writers whose work appears in the book. From the shoulders down, they are townspeople of Orillia, Ont., who agreed to gather on the steps of Stephen Leacock’s home on Old Brewery Bay to impersonate a gathering of writers. The less said about the man who matched the heads and the bodies, the better.
The writers whose faces appear here, although several of them have denied it. are: I. Rag Gardner, 2. Bruce Hutchison. 2. R. S. McLaughlin, 4. Franklin Russell, 5. Ernest Buckler, 6. Andrew Waller Roy. 7. Robert Thomas Allen. S. Richmond P. Hobson, Jr.. !). June Callwood, It). Thomas B. Costain. 11. Gabrielle Roy, 12. Edna Staebler, 12. Frank Hamilton, 14. Colin McDougall, 15. Phyllis Lee Peterson, l(i. David MacDonald, 17. Mazo de la Roche. IS. Robert Fontaine, 19. George A. Drew. 20. Eric Hutton. 21. McKenzie Porter, 22. Harold Horwood, 22. Leslie F. Hannon, 24. Fred Bodsworth, 25. Doris Dickson, 26. Roger Lemelin, 27. Morley Callaghan, 2S. Hugh MacLennan, 29. Duncan McLeod, 20. Gordon Woodward, 21. J. N. Harris, 22. Trent Frayne, 22. Far ley Mowat, 24. Jack Scott. 25. Joseph Schuil, 26. Blair Fraser, 27. W. O. Mitchell, 2S. Ralph Allen, 29. Johanne Stemo. 40. Thomas H. Raddall, 41. Marjorie Wilkins Campbell. 42. James Bannerman, 42. Ian Sclanders, 44. Pierre Berton, 45. Stephen Leacock.
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