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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - September 26th

1884: Theresa Maxwell Conover, who starred with Ginger in the film “Queen High” (as Mrs. Rockwell), was born in Richmond, Indiana.

1886: William Bailey (born Gordon Reineck), who starred with Ginger in the films “Don’t Bet on Love” (as Reporter), “Change of Heart” (as Man in Street), and “Swing Time” (as Roulette Player), was born in Omaha, Nebraska.

1898: George Gershwin, who with brother Ira composed the score for the stage musical “Girl Crazy”, and also the film score for the Ginger and Fred film “Shall We Dance”, was born in Brooklyn, New York.

1900: Betty Francisco (born Elizabeth Barton), who starred with Ginger in the film “Broadway Bad” (as Showgirl), was born in Little Rock, Arkansas.

1960: Frank LaRue (born Frank Herman LaRue), who starred with Ginger in the film “Sitting Pretty” (as Studio Gateman), died in Woodland Hills, California, at the age of 81.

2011: FMC aired “Teenage Rebel”.

2013: TCM aired “Shall We Dance”.

2015: FXM RETRO aired “Dreamboat”.

GingerTelevision...

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

September 25, 2017 @ 3:00 A.M. Twist of Fate
October 12, 2017 @ 8:45 A.M. Week-End at the Waldorf
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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Monday, October 8, 2012

...They All Laughed at Christopher Columbus...

...but ho-ho-ho...who's got the last laugh now???
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Happy Columbus Day, y'all!!! ....Aren't we supposed to be off of work or something?

KIG!

Hu
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4 comments:

  1. ha ha ha, I'll never think of Columbus Day the same way again. Ho ho ho and hee hee hee too.

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    1. ...it's always nice to have a 'Ginger angle' to things, right? :-]

      KIG, 'e'!!!

      Hu
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  2. he was another of those curious italian's!

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    1. ...those cats got around back then... just hook 'em up with a few boats and off they went... DeSoto was the explorer of our region here in south Gingerville...we have quite a few parks, caverns, waterfalls, counties, etc...named for Hernando... those Spaniards were quite wanderlusty as well!

      KIG!

      Hu
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