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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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Monday, September 14, 2009

Reminder...

..."Weekend at the Waldorf" will be shown at 3:00 Central time tomorrow on TCM...
PLEASE NOTE: If you plan on 'burning' a DVD of it, keep in mind it is just OVER 2 hours in length... so the recording setting you use needs to be...well, over two hours! (I learned this the (sorta) hard way when I attempted to transfer it from VHS to DVD... I am 'old school' - anything on TCM is 'taped', then 'burned'... it's an arduous process, but worth the effort to ensure proper redundancy regarding copies of VKM features... so I have the whole movie, but 'wasted' a blank DVD...)
It is a pretty good movie - has multiple plot lines going on, and they jump back and forth in a pretty fair pattern, which makes the movie move along pretty well - does not really seem like a 2-hour movie. The Ginger role is nice - she plays a famous actress / stage star (a stretch, huh? :-] ) and there are some cool Ginger moments - there is also a pretty good 'plot line' with Lana Turner, also.

6 comments:

  1. I can't wait! I've got it set on the trusty DVR. Then I'll probably put it on tape, since I don't have a fancy schmancy DVD burner.

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  2. ...you know, this is sad, but I have digital cable on ONE of my tv's... with a DVR-capable box... but not sure if I have the capabiliy to use the DVR feature, or am paying for it, or what... so, I just record with VHS tape first, then 'burn' over to DVD.

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  3. Thanks for your TCM Ginger schedule, how convenient! I plan to dvr all of them. :) Just wish I knew how to get it from the dvr to a dvd, but I'm not a techie.

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  4. ...hope it worked out for everyone! I was at work at the time (bleh)...shouldn't there be a rule on TCM that all Ginger movies be in primetime? :-)

    ...I am not all that technically inclined either, although believe it or not, I happen to be an engineer!
    If I can get someone to 'walk me thru it', I can typically figure out stuff, but if left on my own, I'm lost as a goose (whatever that is...)

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  5. "wish I knew how to get it from the dvr to a dvd"
    My grandfather taped me a bunch of Ginger films over months and they are sitting on his DVR... and none of us know how to get them off! I thought one had to burn it straight to DVD but I suppose not.

    "If I can get someone to 'walk me thru it', I can typically figure out stuff"
    Hey Huey! Return said he tried to help you with the signature and you got confused again so he passed off the duty to me and it worked! What did he tell you?

    Lauren

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  6. ..well, I think in that particular case, I was beyond a 'walk-thru' and just needed a 'spoon-fed' solution! :-)
    Huey...heh heh. OK, Ms. 'S'!

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