...have 'updated' the GingerLinks area on the bottom right of the page - unfortunately several of the links have 'disappeared'... but a few new ones have been added...

This Day in GINGEROLOGY - March 29th

1883: William Halligan (born William Kerry Halligan), who starred with Ginger in the films “Follow The Leader” (as Bob Sterling), “Tom, Dick and Harry” (as Mr. Burton), “Tales of Manhattan” (as Oliver Webb), and “Week-End at the Waldorf” (as Chief Jennings), was born in Chicago, Illinois.

1889: Warner Baxter, who starred with Ginger in the films “42nd Street” (as Julian Marsh) and “Lady in the Dark” (as Kendall Nesbitt) was born in Columbus, Ohio.

1908: Dennis O’Keefe (born Edward Vance Flanagan), who starred with Ginger in the films “Hat Check Girl” (as Party Guest), “42nd Street” (as Chorus Boy), “Gold Diggers of 1933” (as Chorus Boy), “Twenty Million Sweethearts” (as Reporter), “Upperworld” (as Photographer), “Top Hat” (as Elevator Passenger / Dancer), “Swing Time” (as Dance Extra in “The Way You Look Tonight” Number), and “Vivacious Lady” (as Student), was born in Fort Madison, Iowa.

1941: H. Dudley Hawley (born Hughson Dudley Hawley), who starred with Ginger in the film “Young Man of Manhattan” (as the Doctor), died in New York City at the age of 62.

1955: Nina Campana (born Esperanza Susanna de Ybarrondo), who starred with Ginger in the film “Flying Down to Rio” (as Mme. Borget-Damas), died in Santa Clara, California, at the age of 57.

1957: Charles R. Rogers, who produced the Ginger films “The Tip-Off”, “Suicide Fleet”, “Carnival Boat”, and “Sitting Pretty”, died in Hollywood, California, at the age of 64.

2013: TCM aired “42nd Street”.

2016: TCM aired “42nd Street”.


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

April 4, 2017 @ 8:00 P.M. Gold Diggers of 1933
April 4-5, 2017 @ 12:00 A.M. Fifth Avenue Girl
April 8, 2017 @ 10:45 P.M. Black Widow
April 10, 2017 @ 8:00 P.M. - Tales of Manhattan

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':

None Currently Scheduled...


Saturday, December 3, 2011

New Look for the Official Ginger Rogers Website...

...about time!!! Here's a 'cap' of the new 'main page'...pretty cool, y'all...
...glad to see it has been updated. It appears that the content is pretty much the same, but maybe it will be updated in a timely manner. Of course, I think we are pretty demanding when it comes to all things Ginger (I've been pretty critical of the site, especially regarding the total lack of info regarding the Gingertennial...), but overall the site has some pretty nice 'basic facts' about Ginger...I dig the 'painting gallery' of her works, for example. But it would be nice if they added a 'chat room' on here...we would blow that up. right? :-] 

Here's the link to the site, in case y'all don't have it:

Updated Official Ginger Rogers Website

OK... next up is 'Sitting Pretty'...I've kinda 'jumped through' this one, and it will most likely fare well...Ginger has a few tunes in it, so that ALWAYS ups the 'Gingery Goodness Factor'... hoping I get it out to y'all by the end of the weekend.

In the meantime, hope everyone is having a good holiday season, with minimal stress!!!




  1. The color reminds of raw fish, so pink is always nice for gulls. But I have a sense for good designing as well and this here is a golden (pink) shot. Well, my blog is pretty much blue, like the Atlantic during sunshine, but I actually like pink better.

    Today I was told, Ginger said, "the depression deary", so it's rather modern today, since the media say we're in a depression in 2011. So they redesigned Ginger's page in time for the new depression. It had to be.

  2. By the way, we had an event of death, and my mom was actually much more mourning than I did, cuz she practically was the godmother of that pet gull that died in Romania during surgery. Sigh--we're trying to get back to normal.

  3. Miss G: Sorry to hear of your recent loss. Hopefully the holidays will ease some of the sorrow for you and your mom.


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