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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - August 19th

1867: William Burress, who starred with Ginger in the films “You Said a Mouthful” (as Roger Colby) and “Shall We Dance” (as New Jersey Justice of the Peace), was born in Newcomerstown, Ohio.

1909: Joan Peers, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Tip-Off” (as Edna Moreno), was born in Chicago, Illinois.

1928: Ginger appears on a New York stage for the first time, at the Paramount Theatre.

1984: George Meeker, who starred with Ginger in the films “Change of Heart” (as Richards) and “Having Wonderful Time” (as Subway Masher), died in Carpenteria, California, at the age of 80.

1995: Mary Stewart, who starred with Ginger in the films “Flying Down to Rio” (as Dancer), “The Gay Divorcee” (as Dancer / Singer), “Top Hat” (as Dancer), “Follow the Fleet” (as Mary – Chorus Girl & Dancer), “Shall We Dance” (as Dancer and Singer), and “Stage Door” (as Dancer / Singer), died in Contra Costa, California, at the age of 82.

2009: TCM aired “Having Wonderful Time”.

2014: Universal releases “Magnificent Doll” (1946) on DVD and Blu-Ray.

2016: TCM aired “42nd Street” and “Gold Diggers of 1933”.

GingerTelevision...

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

September 12, 2017 @ 2:30 P.M. Upperworld
September 25, 2017 @ 3:00 A.M. Twist of Fate
October 12, 2017 @ 8:45 A.M. Week-End at the Waldorf

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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Thursday, December 17, 2009

...A Reminder...

...that TCM has some Ginger going on tomorrow!

Actually, it is director George Stevens 'day'; "Swing Time" is on at 11:00 Eastern, followed a bit later by "Vivacious Lady" at 2:15 Eastern (there is another Stevens directed movie airing between these)...he directed both of those, and got to know Ginger quite well...that lucky dawg!

Also, at 6:00 Eastern, the documentary "George Stevens - A Filmakers' Journey" airs - There are evidently some Ginger moments within it, since it always pops up on Ginger movies being shown...honestly I have not seen it, but REALLY plan to tape it tomorrow...

Hope y'all can watch! VKMfan

P.S. - A BIG Gingerology welcome to our newest follower, Zoe! Please feel free to comment on anything occurring on this blog - we are big on gabbing-yakking, etc... Thanks for following! VKMfan

5 comments:

  1. Thanks for the reminder of that documentary! I hope there's *lots* of Ginger stuff in it. :)

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  2. Well, I taped it, but haven't got to watch it yet... but it is a 'required' bit of Gingerology, it seems... therefore I snagged it!

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  3. Thanks for the good work on your TCM schedule, Huey. I don't get TCM, but my son-in-law does. I'm trying to get all 10 Gingr-Frend movies on TCM burnt DVDs and am asking him to record them. I forgot about the Thanksgiving marathon until it was underway and only got 4 of them. Your schedule will be a nice reminder as the remaining 6 are aired.

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  4. No problem, Lady Fioraon!!!

    The Thanksgiving 'marathon' missed two or three, for whatever reason.
    Looking at the times for the 'March 2010 airings', they are either out of chronological order or out of sequence... but they are showing them all in some manner...would seem to be best to show them as they were made, starting with 'Rio' and ending with 'Barkleys'. I really think this might have to do with WB potentially coming out with a 'blu-ray' set of these movies...heard they have been working on that for awhile now. If so, may just have to go actually buy a blu-ray player just for it!

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  5. ...BTW Fioraon, just 'got' the 'Gingr-Frend' reference...hee hee... :-)

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