This Day in GINGEROLOGY - May 1st
1888: Eddie Borden, who starred with Ginger in the films “Suicide Fleet” (as Man Displaying Newspaper), “Flying Down to Rio” (as Eddie, a Yankee Clipper), and “It Had To Be You” (as Passerby on Street), was born in Deer Lodge, Tennessee.
May 1920: Lela married John Rogers in Liberty, Missouri.
1943: Hans Joby, who starred with Ginger in the films “Suicide Fleet” (as Schartz) and “Once Upon a Honeymoon” (as Kleinoch’s Driver), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 58.
1957: Grant Mitchell, who starred with Ginger in the films “Twenty Million Sweethearts” (as Chester A. Sharpe), and “In Person” (as Judge Thaddeus Parks), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 82.
May 1984: Ginger’s “Piccolino” dress was given to the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.2011: “Glitz & Glamour On A Sunday Afternoon: A Tea & Fashion Show Of Ginger Rogers’ Gowns” was held in Medford, Oregon, at the Rogue Valley Country Club.
Next GingerFilm(s) (on TCM - all times Eastern):
May 10, 2016 @ 8:00 A.M. Flying Down To Rio (89 min)
June 1, 2016 @ 4:30 P.M. Perfect Strangers (87 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':
May 1, 2016 @ 6:00 A.M. Tales of Manhattan (127 min)
Next GingerFilm(s) (on GetTV - all times Eastern):...None Currently Scheduled...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
...just touching base...
...not all that much on the 'Ginger Front', as far as current events go... unLESS I've missed something...I try to Google every day to see if any GingerEvents are afoot... yif y'all hear of anything, let me know!
...hope to get back to it soon...this weekend, for sure...well, 'tenatively sure', anyway...
In the meantime - y'all...
Keep It Gingery!
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