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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - January 16th

1887: Ralph Ince (born Ralph Waldo Ince), who starred with Ginger in the film “The Tenderfoot” (as Dolan), was born in Boston, Massachusetts.

1900: Carolynne Snowden (born Caroline Snowden), who starred with Ginger in the film “Flying Down to Rio” (as Dancer / Nightclub Patron), was born in Oakland, California.

1901: Sid Silvers, who starred with Ginger in the film “Follow The Leader” (as an Extra), was born in Brooklyn, New York.

1908: Ethel Merman, who starred with Ginger in the film “Follow The Leader” (as Helen King), was born in Astoria, Queens, New York City.

1943: Ginger married her third husband, John Calvin Briggs II, in Pasadena, California. (They divorced December 1948.)

1951: Ferike Boros (born Ferike Weinstock), who starred with Ginger in the films “Rafter Romance” (as Rosie Eckbaum), “Bachelor Mother” (as Mrs Weiss), “Fifth Avenue Girl” (as Olga), and “Once Upon a Honeymoon” (as Elsa), died in Hollywood, California, at the age of 70.

1966: Bobby Burns (born Robert Paul Burns), who starred with Ginger in the film “The Thirteenth Guest” (as Photographer), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 87.

1968: John Davidson, who starred with Ginger in the film “Broadway Bad” (as The Prince), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 81.

1969: Vernon Duke (born Vladimir Alexandrovich Dukelsky), who composed the score for the films “The Sap from Syracuse” and “Office Blues” (short), died in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 75.

1971: Kermit Maynard, who starred with Ginger in the films “42nd Street” (as Chorus Boy), “Magnificent Doll” (as Crowd Member), and “The First Travelling Saleslady” (as Townsman), died in Hollywood, California, at the age of 73.

2015: A homeless Oregon man stole a necklace from a Medford homeowner which Ginger owned.

2017: FXM RETRO aired “Monkey Business”.

GingerTelevision...

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

January 19, 2018 @ 2:30 P.M. Chance at Heaven
January 22, 2018 @ 12:30 P.M. Primrose Path
January 28, 2018 @ 8:00 A.M. Tender Comrade
February 1, 2018 @ 8:00 P.M. Swing Time
February 21, 2018 @ 4:00 P.M. Kitty Foyle
February 25, 2018 @ 10:00 A.M. Top Hat


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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