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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - May 26th

1880: William Eddins McMath, Ginger’s dad, was born in Howard County, Missouri.

1911: Ben Alexander (born Nicholas Benton Alexander III), who starred with Ginger in the films “Suicide Fleet” (as Kid), and “Shall We Dance” (as Evans – a Bandleader), was born in Goldfield, Nevada.

1913: Jill Dennett (born Edith Kramer), who starred with Ginger in the film “The Tenderfoot” (as CafĂ© Cashier), was born in New York City.

1927: Jacques Bergerac, Ginger’s fourth husband, and who starred with Ginger in the film “Twist of Fate” (a.k.a. “Beautiful Stranger”) (as Pierre Clemont), was born in Biarritz, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France.

1934 (per IMDb, TCM): “Twenty Million Sweethearts” was released by First National / Vitaphone.

1967: George E. Stone (born Gerschon Lichtenstein), who starred with Ginger in the film “42nd Street” (as Andy Lee), died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, at the age of 64.

1979: George Brent, who starred with Ginger in the films “42nd Street” (as Pat Denning) and “In Person” (as Emory Muir), died in Solana Beach, California, at the age of 80.

2012: TCM aired “The Barkleys of Broadway”.


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 14, 2011

A few things...

...bonking around in my noodle at the present time...

...well, guess it's time for the ol' "Cabana Boy" to shock the pool for the summer again, eh, Miss Rogers?

...first off, I plan to be getting back to the reviews in a day or two... but in the meantime, to recap the 'current rankings' of the "General Gingeryness" of the first ten of her career:

#1 - The Tenderfoot
#2 - The Tip-Off
#3 - Queen High
#4 - Young Man of Manhattan
#5 - Carnival Boat
#6 - The Thirteenth Guest
#7 - The Sap From Syracuse
#8 - Suicide Fleet
#9 - Follow the Leader
#10 - Honor Among Lovers

AAANNDDD, since we don't have it, "Hat Check Girl" must be regulated to the bottom spot for now, cause, it has to be noted SOMEWHERE, right?
Hopefully it will show up soon, as the reviews I've read sound pretty favorable...but until then,

#11 - Hat Check Girl

...sorry, Jessie... er, that's Ginger's character's name in HCG...

Next up is 'You Said a Mouthful', Ginger's second film with Joe E. Brown...from what I remember of my first viewing of it, it isn't as 'Gingery' as Tenderfoot, but then again, the reviews have good things to say about her role, so maybe a second view will be profitable.


...OK, as for the 'post editor' deal on 'blogger'...where the heck did the COLOR and FONT SIZE options go? This is REALLY going to limit my movie review 'format'... well, it's no big deal, if y'all are cool with it...or, do I need to try to load the 'new' editor again? er...I think I'll wait and receive feedback from y'all concerning this...which will be greatly appreciated, BTW...


Well, hope y'all are all OK... looks like summer has gotten folks out and about, thus a bit less blogging, as far as I can tell, anyway... hey, I'm off on vacation starting 6/18... to Gatlinburg - Smoky Mountains in Tennessee...pretty cool area.

...yep, time to head for the mountains, y'all! :-]

Which reminds me - I need to post up on the Independence trip...looks like it's a definite GO, y'all...so stay tuned for that, too...

In the meantime, tho...

KIG, y'all!!!

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