GingerFilms NOW available for purchase!!!
Forever Female (DVD) - available July 22, 2014
Forever Female (Blu-ray) - available July 22, 2014
Magnificent Doll (DVD) - available August 19, 2014
Magnificent Doll (Blu-ray) - available August 19, 2014
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (DVD only) - available September 9, 2014
This Day in GINGEROLOGY - September 19th - 23rd
1990: Ginger and Fred’s choreographer Hermes Pan died at the age of 79.
1892: Patricia Collinge, who starred with Ginger in the film “Tender Comrade”, was born in Dublin, Ireland.
1974: Walter Brennan, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle”, died in Oxnard, California, at the age of 80.
Fall 1909: Lela Emogen Owens married William Eddins McMath.
1939 (per IMDb, TCM): “Fifth Avenue Girl” was released by RKO Radio.
1949: Sam Wood, who directed Ginger in the films “Kitty Foyle” and “Heartbeat”, died in Hollywood, California at the age of 66.
1989: Irving Berlin, who composed the film scores for the Ginger and Fred films “Top Hat”, “Follow the Fleet”, and “Carefree”, died in New York City, at the age of 101.
2012: TCM aired “Fifth Avenue Girl”.
Ginger on TV...
Next GingerFilm(s) (on TCM - all times Eastern):
October 12, 2014 @ 12:15 A.M. Kitty Foyle (108 min)
October 14, 2014 @ 12:00 A.M. Swing Time (103 min)
November 5, 2014 @ 12:45 P.M. Chance at Heaven (71 min)
November 9, 2014 @ 10:00 A.M. Shall We Dance (109 min)
Next GingerFilm(s) (on FXM Retro - all times Eastern):
September 20, 2014 @ 7:30 A.M. Roxie Hart (75 min)
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
...er... have y'all looked at the 'blogs I follow'...
"Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Clause*...Coming Soon to 'The Corner'... HAT CHECK GIRL (1932)"
(* - can be taken as the proper spelling in this context... )
...now, when you click on the link, it sends ya to her site, but no info as of yet regarding HCG... I honestly have heard some 'rumblings' here and there regarding a supposed copy of HCG floating around... if it DOES surface, that would be pretty much the coolest thing to ever occur in Gingerology's short history (well, for me, being at 100 West Moore Street in Independence, MO. on 07/16/11 was pretty awesome...) but, THIS would obviously complete the GingerFilm collection...well, save for a few of her early 'shorts'...
SO, here's hopin', right? Molly has dug up a LOT of Gingery stuff over the last year or so, so... until proven otherwise, I'm drinking that gingery-infused Kool-aid!!! How bout Y'ALL???
It is my hope that I can continue to make 'G-ology' interesting and informative regarding the 'Beautiful Science' of VKM, which is SUCH a great topic!!! ...And remember, your comments are what make Gingerology click - so keep cranking them out!
Thanks again, JW