...Happy Birthday to one of my fave 'GingerFilmBuds', Joan Blondell!!!
This Day in GINGEROLOGY - August 30th
1906: (Rose) Joan Blondell, who starred with Ginger in the films “Broadway Bad” (as Tony Landers) and “GoldDiggers of 1933” (as Carol), was born in New York City.
1961: Charles Coburn, who starred with Ginger in the films “Vivacious Lady” (as Mr. Morgan), “Bachelor Mother” (as J. B. Merlin) and “Monkey Business” (as Mr. Oliver Oxley), died in New York City, at the age of 84.
1967: Jack Daley, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Sap from Syracuse” (as Hopkins), died in El Cajon, California, at the age of 83.
2011: FMC aired “Teenage Rebel”.
2012: TCM aired “Gold Diggers of 1933”.2014 TCM aired “I’ll Be Seeing you”, The Gay Divorcee”, and “Follow the Fleet”.
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...
Saturday, January 5, 2013
...GingerPoll Time, y'all!!!!
Hu is in the house, and is ACTIVELY working on the 'Roberta' review this weekend! ...still a bit to do, but...it's getting there!
With that, after 'review' of the movie, I got to thinking...of course as far as HueyReviews go, there's the ultimate 'Rankings Board' for the films...and, since the 'level' of GandF in Roberta is somewhat comprable to 'Rio', save for a few more dance routines, I got to thinking... which is the more 'Gingery' character, Honey Hale or Tanka Scharwenka? Well, of course, I couldn't choose between these two, as I would gladly tote a fully loaded steamer trunk across Grand Central Station for either of them... although Ms. Hale had a lot more 'trouble' with those trunks, if memory serves... :-]
Anyway, since this is a new year (BTW, Happy Twenty-Thirteen, y'all!!!), what better way to kick it off than with a GingerPoll - which has been awhile since we've done one, so...
The Question at hand: Which character is more 'Gingery'...
Yeah, it's pretty tough, but... well, y'all can be pretty opinionated at times, so...have at it!!! The poll is at the top of the blog for your use!!!
Be sure to comment as to your reasoning behind your vote...we stress accountability here at G-ology!!! ...or at least some modicum of protocol... however you go about THAT...
Y'all keep it Gingery, now...y'hear?
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