In 1941, Ronald Reagan was considered a “Star of Tomorrow” when Quigley Publication asked film exhibitors in the United States to choose ten of the newer screen actors who they thought were the most likely to achieve major stardom. The 1941 list also included John Payne, Ann Rutherford, Jackie Cooper and Rita Hayworth.
Steinberg, Cobbett. Film Facts. New York: Facts on File, 1980, 62.