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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - August 17th

1898: Dewey Robinson, who starred with Ginger in the films “Hat Check Girl” (as Tony Carlucci), “Tales of Manhattan” (as Charles Smith’s Bullying Boss), and “Storm Warning” (as Klansman), was born in New Haven, Connecticut.

1983: Ira Gershwin, who with brother George composed the score for the stage musical “Girl Crazy”, and also the film score for the Ginger and Fred film “Shall We Dance”, died in Beverly Hills, California, at the age of 86.

1983: Ed Lowry, bandleader with whom Ginger worked in the mid-20’s in Saint Louis, died at the age of 85.

GingerTelevision...

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

September 12, 2017 @ 2:30 P.M. Upperworld
September 25, 2017 @ 3:00 A.M. Twist of Fate
October 12, 2017 @ 8:45 A.M. Week-End at the Waldorf

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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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

VOTE GINGER!!!

...allright, y'all, time to get rolling for our girl in the 'Final Four' over at Monty's blog - 'All Good Things' (see NEW link above)... Ginger is matched against that awesome Princess, Grace Kelly, who has already jumped out to a 5 point lead... only three days to vote...SO, let's get WITH it and get Ginger to the championship!!!

KIG, Y'all!!!

VKMfanHuey
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6 comments:

  1. Hey Huey,

    just been and voted, Ginger is currently leading 34-15 :)

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    1. ...looks pretty good for ginger in this round... a bit worried about going up against Judy in the finale, tho... I'm already flipping thru those 'off-set' Barkleys pics with G&F along with Judy...

      OK, check out the 'header, as there's ANOTHER poll that's cropped up... this one is just a 'flat-out' 'who's the best actress pre-60s? It's gonna be tough to get past those top dawgs (Kate andd Bette), but Ginger is 6th now... needs more votes to jump up a spot or two, anyway...
      I need to jump over and 'catch up' on the proceedings on your awesome journey! It's been a bit hectic this week...blah. Looking good for the weekend, tho... stay safe and KIG, of course!!!

      HU

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    2. Wow - I'm impressed that you actually got links to work in a comment! But yeah, those are incredible pics! My ALL-time fav pic, and one I would hang on my wall if properly framed, is the one where Ginger and Lela are eating ice cream at the counter, with Oscar standing between them... somebody knew what they were doing with that photo-op!

      Thanks, Lady F!!! AND, Kat, of course! :-)

      VKMfanHuey
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  2. Me too. I voted, and Ginger is now up by 78-33. I always liked Grace Kelly though...really special in To Catch a Thief.

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    1. ...Grace is pretty cool...guess I know her best from 'Rear Window', but I've seen her in a few here and there... now, go vote on the new poll thingy!!! LFOGRE!!! :-)

      Hu
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