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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - November 25th

1877: John Larkin (born John Larkin Smith), who starred with Ginger in the film “The Tenderfoot” (as Depot Porter), was born in Wilmington, North Carolina.

1899: Ethan Laidlaw, who starred with Ginger in the films “The Tip-Off” (as a Henchman), “Magnificent Doll” (as Sanders), and “The first Travelling Saleslady” (as Juror), was born in Butte, Montana.

1913: Dorothy Coonan Wellman, who starred with Ginger in the films “42nd Street” (as Chorus Girl) and “Gold Diggers of 1933” (as Gold Digger), was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

1950: Betty Francisco (born Elizabeth Barton), who starred with Ginger in the film “Broadway Bad” (as Showgirl), died in El Cerrito, California, at the age of 50.

1957: Raymond Griffith, who produced the Ginger film “You Said a Mouthful”, and associate-produced the Ginger film “Gold Diggers of 1933”, died in Masquers Club, Los Angeles, California, at the age of 62.

1964: Clarence Kolb, who starred with Ginger in the film “Carefree” (as Judge Joe Travers), died in Hollywood, California, at the age of 90.

2006: Helen Brown Nichols, who would later become known as actress Phyllis Fraser, first cousin of Ginger, died in New York City, at the age of 90.

2010: TCM aired “Top Hat”.

2011: TCM aired “Shall We Dance”.

2012: TCM aired “Top Hat”.

2014: TCM aired “That’s Entertainment! III”.

2016: TCM aired “Roberta”, “Follow the Fleet”, and The Gay Divorcee”.

GingerTelevision...

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

November 24, 2017 @ 9:15 A.M. The Major and the Minor
November 26, 2017 @ 6:00 A.M. Rafter Romance
December 1, 2017 @ 6:00 A.M. Once Upon a Honeymoon
December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 A.M. Roberta

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...

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Final hours of the poll...


 ...looks like a race to the finish between Carefree and Top Hat... I knew a lot of y'all are big 'Carefree' fans (yeah, I am too!), so not surprised it is faring so well... a bit weird that 'Shall We Dance' is in last place, although I guess it has pretty tough competition...it's just one I am really the most familiar with, as my daughter loves that film...we watched it over and over...

Anyway, that's about all for now...hope y'all have a great weekend...now is this the 'Independence Day weekend', or is that NEXT weekend? Well, heck... hope everyone celebrates all bloomin' week, how bout that???

The Divorcee review will appear in the weekend edition of G-ology...BANK on it... :-]

Until then...

KIG!
Hu
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2 comments:

  1. Final Poll Results:

    Carefree - 19
    Top Hat - 16
    The Gay Divorcee - 11
    Follow The Fleet - 8
    Shall We Dance - 3

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  2. "...The Divorcee review will appear in the weekend edition of G-ology...BANK on it... :-] "

    ...er, notice I didn't say WHICH weekend...

    It's getting closer, y'all...all the screen caps are done...all 240+ of 'em... yep, I did NOT stutter... of course, most of those will end up in the Divorcee film site...

    Hope all is well out there - KIG!

    Hu
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