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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - May 23rd

1882: James Gleason, who starred with Ginger in the films “Suicide Fleet” (as Skeets), “Change of Heart” (as ‘Hot Dog Vendor’), “Tales of Manhattan” (as Joe), ”We’re Not Married!” (as Duffy), and “Forever Female” (as Eddie Woods), was born in New York City.

1898: Frank McHugh, who starred with Ginger in the film “Professional Sweetheart” (as Speed Dennis), was born in Homestead, Pennsylvania.

1910: Adrienne Dore, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Thirteenth Guest” (as Winston’s Date), was born in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

1962: Churchill Ross (born Ross Weigle), who starred with Ginger in the film “Gold Diggers of 1933” (as Small Blond Man), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 61.

2012: TCM aired “Primrose Path”.

2016: FXM RETRO aired “Tales of Manhattan”.


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

June 3, 2017 @ 6:15 A.M. Week-End at The Waldorf
June 23, 2017 @ 11:30 A.M. Flying Down to Rio
June 23, 2017 @ 1:00 P.M. Top Hat
June 23, 2017 @ 2:45 P.M. Swing Time
June 23, 2017 @ 4:45 P.M. Carefree
June 23, 2017 @ ^:15 P.M. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

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...


Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Letting Y'all Know...

...my dad peacefully passed away today (6/1) at 12:45 pm CST.

Thanks to all of you for the kindness you have shown and the prayers and thoughts given - I am humbled and honored to be part of this corner of the blogosphere with y'all.

(PG Huey)


  1. I'm so sorry for your loss.

    Remember to get lots hugs from your kids. Sometimes words just get in the way.

    Your family is in my prayers.

  2. I am very sorry :(.
    My prayers will be with you and your family.


  3. My deepest thoughts are with you.x.

  4. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family in this painful time. In 2 days it will be 3 years for me with my Dad. He had lung/brain cancer. It's very hard but I hope your heart will heal in time. Bless you always!!! Winona

  5. I admire the way how you presented your thoroughly touching family story. Honestly I first thought, this was too private for a blog. But then you convinced me absolutely. You managed it with great dignity and I pay great respect to it. I must even confess, that I learned something.

    A few visitors might doubt it, but I'm deeply convinced, that Ginger read all that too. Jesus said they'll shout everything from the roofs in heaven. So your father and Ginger know everything about each other - that means no limits, no more private secrets, but nothing but trust. Isn't this wonderful?


  6. Closing chapters are always hard to go through...my thoughts are with you and your family. ((((hugs))))

  7. I am so sorry for your loss :( My heart goes out to you and your family.

  8. Huey -- My condolences to you and your family. May you find comfort in your faith, those you love, and the happy memories you have of your father.

  9. I'm so sorry. I will be praying for you.

  10. VKMfan. Condolences on the loss to you and yours. Keyboards are not made to compose for such happenings. Perhaps the final "peacefully" brought and brings some comfort. Sincerely. Gerald

  11. My heart goes out to you...Condolences are just for starters.

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  13. Thanks to all for the kind words... we are doing ok, the process of 'sorting thru' all the house 'stuff' is now starting, which is always an arduous procedure, since it's hard to 'throw out' anything which evidently meant something to him... but it is getting done.
    One day I will get back to the business of VKM... hopefully pretty soon.
    Y'all are the best - thanks again...

    VERY Sincerely,


  14. You know what Huey: nothing is happening these days in 'Classic Movie Town'. Even Dexter Haven's followers seem to be lazy and listless. - Well, I just hold the line, issuing weekly - maybe this will encourage a few fellows ...

    Just bumped into Ginger and her "The Gay Divorcée". Now that I have it I remember, I had seen it on tv indeed - long ago and far away, during my youthful days (Ginger trapped in suitcase of course!). - I bought Mae West too and her TIRA dashed like a meteor into my Classic Movie Brain. WOW-WOW-WOW!

  15. "...Oh, Porter!" A classic scene, for sure... thinking that might be a future poll question - what is your fave 'GandF meet each other' scene? That one is pretty hard to beat.
    Mae West - I need to get some of her stuff... she was a piece of work, for sure! There is one she made with a young Cary Grant... name escapes me at the moment, tho...


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