...BACK from GingerFest 2018!!!

...of course it was a BLAST! A great time meeting fellow Gingerologists and discussing Ginger with... well, other Gingerologists!!! Marge and Gene Padgitt did an incredible job with the proceedings, lined up awesome speakers, and of course Roberta was incredible as well!!! Hope to see y'all there next year!!!

This Day in GINGEROLOGY - July 21st

1973: Ginger is on the panel of judges in the Miss Universe contest, held in Athens, Greece; Miss Philippines Margarita Moran won.

1975: Billy West (born Roy B. Weissburg), who starred with Ginger in the films “Gold Diggers of 1933” (as Medal Winner in ‘Remember My Forgotten Man’ Number), and “Twenty Million Sweethearts” (as Bellboy), died in Hollywood, California, at the age of 82.

2010: TCM aired “Perfect Strangers”.

2015: TCM aired “Star of Midnight”.

2017: TCM aired “Lucky Partners”.


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

July 22, 2018 @ 6:30 A.M. Fifth Avenue Girl
July 27, 2018 @ 9:30 A.M. Roberta

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':

...No Films Scheduled...


Wednesday, August 26, 2009

TCM Picks It Up a Bit in November...

...Well, maybe Mr. Turner is listening (see list on the right) - there are a few 'different' ones being shown in November - including '20 Million Sweethearts' and 'Primrose Path'... I think a lot of us have those, but still good to see TCM mixing it up a bit... looks like Thanksgiving will be spent with Ginger and Fred! That's pretty cool...
Now, just in case Ted IS reading this...a liitle 'subliminal message' for him... ...showHatCheckGirlshowHatCheckGirl... ...showSapfromSyracuseshowSapfromSyracuse... ...showQueenHighshowQueenHigh... :-]

P.S. - A few of the times seemed 'out of order', so thay may be subject to change... the 'Main' November TCM schedule is not listed yet, these were just picked off of 'Ginger's Page' on TCM...


  1. The 30th is Jean Arthur's day on TCM...I'll be checking it out, and just wanted to let you know. :)

  2. Cool! thanks, Juliette - I 'wiki'd' her - wow! She was quite 'prolific' in her movie-making as well - know a lot of her 'later' ones - You Can't Take It With You, Mr. Smith, Mr Deeds - but would like to see some of her 'earlier' ones, too - she started out in the 'silents' - didn't know that... interesting that she and Ginger never crossed paths in a movie, as far as I can tell...
    My mom says 'Shane' (actually, her LAST movie) was the best western ever (it IS #3 on the AFI 'Westerns' list - not my favoraite genre, but, still...) - she always talks about that one, so I guess I need to check it out, too.
    Nice that it is this Sunday, too... TCM has done a pretty good job of 'spotlighting' different actors/actresses this month - way to go Mr. Ted!

  3. Juliette -
    Thanks again for the info on 'Jean Arthur Day'...did catch a few here and there, saw a bit of 'Shane', some 'Mr. Smith', and actually watched ALL of 'You Can't Take it with You'...man, I LOVE that movie! And she is very cute in it...have seen it a few times, and it's one that just gets better each time you watch it!
    Amazingly, I have never watched 'It's a Wonderful Life' - well, all in one sitting, anyway... but really need to! Capra wasn't too shabby... I'm learning - and trying to 'branch out' past VKM...really!!!
    Thanks again!


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