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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':

...No Films Scheduled...

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

...a brief reminder...

...'Chance at Heaven' will be on TCM tomorrow MORNING, at 9 AM Eastern... Please check your local listings... hope you get to 'nab' it if you missed it during GingerMarch... It's a pretty good one, but Ginger's role is a bit 'tame'... still GINGER, tho, so...an essential, right? :-]

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3 comments:

  1. "Tame" – that's it! I was always looking for an expression like this. After the roaring 20s and the protesting 30s, the 40s and 50s were just „tame“. Well, I guess they had to, because of the „people's war“ against fascism. The Nation had to stick together, even the American Communist party thought that way. How did they feel about it, those wonderful wild, stubborn girls of the 30s? Well, I'm still waiting for Ginger's book, maybe she wrote something about this point...

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  2. Chance at Heaven: 1933-oops. Not a good example for my last post. But „tame“ still is a great expression to describe the 40s.
    I see, if one can get TCM, it's not advisable at all to have the tuner removed. If one can get it. The darnest thing is, that it should be my damn job to write a critic about „The Devil and Miss Jones“ after April 26 (because it'll be on TCM-tv then), but I won't get the DVDs so soon from MA.

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  3. ...the time between the Depression and WWII was quite 'Carefree' (pardon the pun), but when the war started, even before Pearl Harbor, the U.S. seemed to 'sober up', as it were...
    Well, hope you get TCM somehow...it is pretty cool - really worth getting cable for it alone...

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