GingerFilms soon to be available for purchase!!!

The list of GingerFilms which are 'soon-to-be-on-DVD' and Blu-ray, and their date of availability... nice they are 'spaced out' about a month or so apart...but would be wise to wait and ship all three in September:

Forever Female (DVD) - available July 22, 2014

Forever Female (Blu-ray) - available July 22, 2014

Magnificent Doll (DVD) - available August 19, 2014

Magnificent Doll (Blu-ray) - available August 19, 2014

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (DVD only) - available September 9, 2014
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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - September 1st

1933 (per IMDb, TCM): “Rafter Romance” was released by RKO Radio.

September 1942: Ginger began a USO tour of several Southwestern U.S. cities; her last stop on this tour was Camp Elliot in San Diego, California, where she was introduced to and escorted around the base by Private First Class Jack Briggs, who would eventually become her third husband.

September 1965: Ginger took over the role of Dolly Levi (from Carol Channing) in the Broadway production of “Hello, Dolly!” at the St. James Theatre; her Broadway stint would last 18 months, followed by a one year national tour of the production.

2010: TCM aired “The First Traveling Saleslady”.

2012: TCM aired “The Barkleys of Broadway”.

Ginger on TV...

Next GingerFilm(s) (on TCM - all times Eastern):
September 6, 2014 @ 1:00 A.M. Gold Diggers of 1933 (97 min)
October 12, 2014 @ 12:15 A.M. Kitty Foyle (108 min)
October 14, 2014 @ 12:00 A.M. Swing Time (103 min)
November 5, 2014 @ 12:45 P.M. Chance at Heaven (71 min)

Next GingerFilm(s) (on FXM):
None Currently Scheduled...
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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Hi, y'all!!!

...just checking in to say.... Hu is still VERY much here! It's been a 'back to the grind' for the kids the last couple of weeks, and that trickles down to me and Mrs. Huey as well... so... once things get 'settled in' with the young-uns, I will 'resume normal programming'...in the meanwhile, check this awesome pic out, an 'alternate' from the Gay Divorcee shot, one of which was the original Gingerology 'banner pic'! 
just SOOOOOO killer!!!

Stay Tuned, y'aall!!!

KIG!

Hu
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Thursday, August 7, 2014

...ANOTHER GingerFilm hits DVD...

...this time, it's "You Said a Mouthful", the Joe E. Brown vehicle that has Ginger as the awesome female lead! It's available now, released by Warner Archives (see link at the end of the post)... which makes the EIGHTEENTH GingerFilm available from WBA... well over 20 percent of Ginger's entire catalog! So again, MEGA props to Warner!!!
...between this and the upcoming titles available from other companies, we are getting pretty dang close to having the entire GingerFilm catalog available, y'all...which is quite the feat considering so many of the films from the early 30s have been lost... GingerFans are pretty dang fortunate!


Hit this sentence for the link to WB Archives!

...hope y'all get to pick this one up...it's a pretty neat film... typical Joe E. Brown histrionics, but they're pretty funny in general... AND, hope everyone is well out there, and Keeping It Gingery, of course!!!

Hu
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Saturday, August 2, 2014

GingerAugust...

...is here! ...not sure what it entails, but...
...this pic is a pretty bodacious start! It's also cool to check out all the background (although it's VERY tough to get past the foreground...), which is a pretty neat view of Ginger's Gilcrest Drive crib... I believe the cupola at the right is part of her place, as the pool/court area was built at the 'high point' of the lot... and all the ironwork 'walls' back there are still there, at least the last report I had...and from what showed up on MapQuest (...yeah, like y'all don't MapQuest or Google earth Ginger houses!)

Well, a few 'housekeeping' issues... ...as Ginger proves that she looks fab in ANYthing...
FIRST - the 'Ginger on TV' feature has been removed as a 'page' (the 'bullet point' links on the top right of the home page), and will now just be on the 'main page', which is the more direct route anyway...
SECOND - after a bit of indecision, the 'This Day in Gingerology' page (the 'complete year' list) has also been deleted, as the replication of adding items to it along with my 'main list' in my computer proved to be sketchy... but of course the feature itself will remain, and in fact will hopefully get a bit augmented if Hu's efforts are fruitful...
THIRD - just noticed it's been purt near a YEAR since the last GingerReview... which is pretty inexcusable... SO, I'm getting back with it, el pronto... stay tuned... no, REALLY... :-)
FOURTH - The GingerFaceBook Community is just incredible... SO much info to be had there, along with an ENDLESS array of GingerPics, such as the one below - which is one of my 'instant faves'!!! If you haven't already, ya REALLY need to join us over there...
 

...and oh yeah! I received my '4-R Milk Bottle' - pretty awesome! I haven't even taken it out of the 'bubble' wrap, but you can see thru it, and its awesome! Hope to be able to display it sooner or later...most likely when my boy 'Bam-Bam' is a good bit older... oh, like, 42 or something... ;-)

...We here at Gingerology sincerely hope everyone is having a Great Gingery Summer! Hope to see ya over on FaceBook, as well as here, of course...

KIG!

Hu
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Sunday, July 20, 2014

...COOL Gingerbilia opportunity!

...OK, y'all, get THIS: TCM is offering ORIGINAL "4-R" Milk Bottles on their website - these are the actual ones used to deliver milk from her Oregon ranch back in the 40s, and include a Certificate of Authenticity (COA). For you newer G-ologists, "4-R" refers to Rogers Rogue River Ranch, which was near Medford, Oregon. Ginger spent a lot of time there in the 40s, as it was generally a 'vacation / retreat' for her. Above is one of the bovines she cared for...pretty dang cool!

Here's the link to the site: Official Ginger Rogers Milk Bottle

...and to verify the authenticity even further, Ms. Roberta Olden commented on the Ginger Rogers IMDb message board (see the "HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GINGER!!!" post, which I actually made in 2013, but resurfaced for GingerTennial +3 in 2014) that she has teamed up with TCM in order to make these available to Gingerologists - here's part of her post regarding it (hopefully she doesn't mind I transcribe it here): 

"In honor of her birthday, I would like to alert her fans to a special partnership I have made with Turner Classic Movies. They have agreed to put the glass milk bottles from the 4R Ranch Dairy in their collectible shop on the TCM website. There are a limited number of them available, so I have put the web address in case anyone is interested."

Now of course, this has ALWAYS been a big 'want' for Huey's Gingerbilia collection (as the pic I took at the GingerCentury exhibit at B.U. indicates)...so...well, you know, Visa and all that works pretty well for these sorts of things...until next month's bill shows up, anyway... but anyway, I'll follow up with y'all when I receive mine (I know a few of y'all have already 'popped' on one as well)... of course, at the end of the day, its a bottle... but a VERY cool one that really reminds us how 'go-getter' Ginger really was!

With that, it's good to be back from vacation - had a great time at the beach last week! But ready to get back to work...I guess...

KIG, y'all!

Hu
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

...HAPPY GINGERTENNIAL +3, Y'ALL!!!

...Just checking in on our girl's birthday, from my vacation (which is going quite well, BTW...) to wish all of y'all a very happy GingerTennial +3!!!  Hope folks are watching the 'mini GingerFilm-a-thon' on TCM this morning... ...and be sure to eat ice cream, play tennis (or a t least watch some), wear pink, and watch, listen, and or read something Gingery!!!

Hope y'all have a great one, and I'll catch up with y'all this weekend!!!

Until then...

KIG!!!

VKMfanHuey
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Awards...Thanks, Y'all!!!

...I TRULY appreciate these, and the kind words regarding this blog...thanks for all the inspiration I have drawn from each of your blog sites, which are all awesome in their unique ways!!!
It is my hope that I can continue to make 'G-ology' interesting and informative regarding the 'Beautiful Science' of VKM, which is SUCH a great topic!!! ...And remember, your comments are what make Gingerology click - so keep cranking them out!

Thanks again, JW

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