...Happy Birthday to one of my fave 'GingerFilmBuds', Joan Blondell!!!
This Day in GINGEROLOGY - August 31st
1883: Jack Daley, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Sap from Syracuse” (as Hopkins), was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
1897: Fredric March, who starred with Ginger in the film “Honor Among Lovers” (as Jerry Stafford), was born in Racine, Wisconsin.
1959: Charles Delaney, who starred with Ginger in the film “Suicide Fleet” (as Sailor at Sally’s), died in Hollywood, California, at the age of 67.
1968: 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), died in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 60.2012: The Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater in Medford, Oregon, changes its name to “Craterian Theater at the Collier Center for the Performing Arts”…the stage within the theater is to be named in honor of Ginger.
Next GingerFilm(s) (on TCM - all times Eastern):
September 11, 2015 @ 2:30 P.M. Shall We Dance (109 min)
October 5, 2015 @ 9:30 P.M. Bachelor Mother (82 min)
October 6, 2015 @ 3:15 P.M. Finishing School (73 min)
October 15, 2015 @ 9:45 P.M. Gold Diggers of 1933 (97 min)
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':
September 4, 2015 @ 7:30 A.M. Dreamboat (83 min)
September 5, 2015 @ 4:15 A.M. Dreamboat (83 min)
Next GingerFilm(s) (on GetTV - all times Eastern):
None Currently Scheduled...
Friday, November 16, 2012
ok, all y'all on Facebook...
But, I guess it couldn't HURT anything...so, stay tuned...but again, any input you may have regarding this issue would be greatly appreciated... for that matter, Twitter is an option as well...I REALLY don't understand that one...but, wouldn't it have just been INSANE to have Ginger 'tweeting' on her events during her heyday?
I may need an I.T. person before it's all said and done...
OK, well, a 'general Huey update'... I have a few 'deadlines' at work the next few weeks, so...posts may be a bit sparse until then...
The Roberta review will be most likely around the first weekend in December... which may be a neat time to 'kick off' the Christmas Season anyway (which, BTW, doesn't officially begin until AFTER Thanksgiving... so, STOP putting decorations up NOW, y'all... give Turkey Day your full attention!)
So, remember to extol the virtues of other forms of social media for Gingerology, as when I am 'cleared out' at work, G-ology will be given great attention by Hu...it MAY even be time for a bit of 'tweaking' here and there... nothing earth-shattering, tho...
So, until that splindiferous time,
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