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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - October 20th

1871: Frederick Burton, who starred with Ginger in the film “Broadway Bad” (as Robert North, Sr.), was born in Indianapolis, Indiana.

1885: Purnell Pratt, who starred with Ginger in the films “Hat Check Girl” (as Collins) and “A Shriek in the Night” (as Police Inspector Russell), was born in Bethel, Illinois.

1904: Marian Nixon, who starred with Ginger in the film “Chance at Heaven” (as Glory Franklyn), was born in Superior, Wisconsin.

1955: Frank Darien (born Frank Guderian), who starred with Ginger in the films “The Tip-Off” (as Edna’s Uncle), “Professional Sweetheart” (as Appleby), “Roxie Hart” (as Michael Finnegan), and “Tales of Manhattan” (as Elsa’s Old Father), died in Hollywood, California, at the age of 79.

1956: Clay Clement (born Claudius Geiger), who starred with Ginger in the films “Don’t Bet on Love” (as Arnold Ross, Attorney at Law) and “Upperworld” (as Medical Examiner), died in Watertown, New York, at the age of 68.

1990: Joel McCrea, who starred with Ginger in the films “Chance at Heaven” (as Blackstone ‘Blacky’ Gorman) and “Primrose Path” (as Ed Wallace), died in Woodland Hills - Los Angeles, California, at the age of 84.

GingerTelevision...

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':

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Friday, July 15, 2011

...Gingertennial Eve...

I am pretty hopped up about tomorrow, y'all! We plan on getting over to Moore Street mid-morning... We are staying in Olathe, KS, which is just over the Missouri line.
We did go today to a local water park, and had a blast... Although Huey is REALLY feeling those 44 years he has under his belt...oof.

The plan of 'attack' tomorrow will be to hit Moore St. first, then the general area around there ( the Sand Bldg is a good idea, Maggie!) Then may try to figure out if anything else is cooking in Independence regarding the Gingertennial... I forgot to mention there are a few things I found going on in L.A. for the G-tennial, so check your local listings.

I will definitely take a heap of pics, and might try a video, but honestly not much 'action', unless I am run off by an angry homeowner! But, I will have to sort those out upon my return...the iPhone is cool, but I'm just not up to speed enough on it.

So, until tomorrow, hoping everyone has an unforgettable Gingertennial, and I am ready to get everything posted! Sorry I haven't responded to y'all the last few days, but looks like a lot of cool links I want to check out!

KIG, y'all!!!
Hope to have an 'epic post' tomorrow!
VKMfanHuey
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1 comment:

  1. Have a great Ginger centenary!

    Here's the tribute I've penned:

    http://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/427079.html

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