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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - October 21st

1916: Sidney Miller, who starred with Ginger in the film “Rafter Romance” (as Julius), was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania.

1949: Craig Reynolds (born Harold Hugh Enfield), who starred with Ginger in the film “Don’t Bet on Love” (as Reporter), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 42.

1963: Helen Carrington, who starred with Ginger in the film “Queen High” (as Mrs. Nettleton), died in Morristown, New Jersey, at the age of 68.

1969: Sam Harris, who starred with Ginger in the films “Carnival Boat” (as Spectator), “Shall We Dance” (as Passenger Walking Dog), “Once Upon a Honeymoon” (as Bridge Player), “Week-End at the Waldorf” (as Hotel Guest Entering Elevator), “Heartbeat” (as Ball Guest), “It Had To Be You” (as Wedding Guest), “Forever Female” (as Diner at Sardi’s), and “The First Traveling Saleslady” (as Courtroom Spectator), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 92.

2009: TCM aired “Gold Diggers of 1933”.

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Next GingerFilm(s) (on TCM - all times Eastern):

November 2, 2017 @ 4:00 A.M. Vivacious Lady
November 6-7, 2017 @ 12:00 A.M. Tender Comrade

Next GingerFilm(s) (on FXM Retro - all times Eastern) - NOTE - the FXM Retro site is kinda 'cryptic' as far as specific times, so please check local listings for 'specific times':

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Just Wondering if I am the only one...

...who is a bit 'puzzled' at the lack of activity on the ' Ginger Rogers Official Website' - www.gingerrogers.com ??? The last info on there was December of 2008, about the paper doll book... It would seem like there would be someone in charge of it... I (sadly) think it is a 'dormant site'... which is sad, if someone out there needs Ginger info, just Googling her would probably put this website at or near the top of the list... I mean, it has the basic info, but there is a lot more to discuss Ginger, we all know... like when her movies are being released or shown, the 'birthplace' story, even birthday stuff...also polls, pictures (the site basically just has pix from ginger: My Story...great pix, no doubt, but the 'official' site should have TONS of pix, no?)...anyway, I guess a 'soapbox' moment... maybe we should all 'inquire' and help that site out some... i'm game!

2 comments:

  1. Haha, me too!

    And you're right-- it is the first site that pops up in a Google search.

    But I think that anyone in dire need of Ginger knowledge would be willing to seek it out, wherever that may be, so if that site didn't cut it-- there'd be another to try, you know?

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  2. Correct - fortunately, there are many folks (like us) who are into 'keeping up' with Ginger... just kinda weird that the 'official' site is not very active.

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