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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - August 21st

1874: Edmund Mortimer (born Edmund Mortimer Olson), who starred with Ginger in the films “Flying Down to Rio” (as Nightclub Patron), “Upperworld” (as Banquet Guest), “Change of Heart” (as Man Reading Paper in Brisbane’s Office), “Swing Time” (as Roulette Player), “Stage Door” (as Actor in Powell’s Waiting Room), “Vivacious Lady” (as Library Committee Member), “The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle” (as Nightclub Extra), “The Major and the Minor” (Cadet Ball Guest), and “I’ll Be Seeing You” (as Floorwalker in Women’s Shop), was born in New York City.

1891: Bert Roach (born Egbert Roach), who starred with Ginger in the films “Hat Check Girl” (as Party Guest), “Rafter Romance” (as Drunken Tenant), and “Once Upon a Honeymoon” (as Ship Bartender), was born in Washington, D.C.

1901: Albert S. Rogell, who directed the Ginger films “The Tip-Off”, “Suicide Fleet”, and “Carnival Boat”, was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

2015: FXM RETRO aired “Teenage Rebel”.

GingerTelevision...

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

September 12, 2017 @ 2:30 P.M. Upperworld
September 25, 2017 @ 3:00 A.M. Twist of Fate
October 12, 2017 @ 8:45 A.M. Week-End at the Waldorf

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':

...No Films Scheduled...

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

It's Finally May...YAY!!!

...the April showers are finally over, to be replaced with the flowers that bloom into May... especially those that perch so divinely upon round tabletops...  ahem...

...where was I?  ...oh yes - just a 'general review' of the state of Gingerology... it's all good, y'all... first off, I have been 'adding content' to the GingerFilm blogs...primarily links...or at least 'page features' for links...it is quite the task to repeat a feature 70+ times... but consistency is the mantra here at G-ology, so hopefully those will be up and running soon...again, ANY suggestions y'all may have (within reason, of course...I'm not a miracle worker, y'know... :-)  ) regarding the FilmBlogs, just holler at me...

Today (May 1) is also the two-year anniversary of THIS:
...which, from all accounts, was a pretty cool event... Hu was REALLY kicking around the idea of heading out there, not only due to this event, but also with the bonus of my third favorite college football program, Oregon, having their 'spring scrimmage' the day before (4/30/11)... it would have been a cool weekend trip...of course, I would have hunted down the 4R Ranch as well... BUT, as fate would have it, the major tornado outbreak came thru here the Wednesday before, and pretty much locked me in for a week or two (I had decided not to go to Oregon before that happened, and it was just weird how that major 'life-changing' event occurred soon afterward...)  But this 'promo' image is so cool in that it obviously uses the G-ology 'icon' of Ginger, which makes you wonder... does Roberta (Olden, not the fictional character in the G&F film of the same name...) ever jump over here on G-ology? I really like to think so... she was a big part of setting up the Oregon event. so, just for good measure...Hi, Ms. Olden!!! :-)

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Well, in conclusion, I sincerely hope everyone out there is doing well, getting plans for summer set... ....as for me, I plan to get going on the 'Star of Midnight' review soon... uh-huh, that's right...SOON... :-)

Until then,

KIG, y'all!!!

Hu
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