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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - May 25th

1867: J. Malcolm Dunn (born James Malcolm Dunn), who starred with Ginger in the film “The Sap from Syracuse” (as Captain Barker), was born in London, England.

1963: Ethan Laidlaw, who starred with Ginger in the films “The Tip-Off” (as a Henchman), “Magnificent Doll” (as Sanders), and “The first Travelling Saleslady” (as Juror), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 63.

1974: Donald Crisp (born George William Crisp), who starred with Ginger in the film “Broadway Bad” (as Darrall), died in Van Nuys, California, at the age of 91.

1977: Ginger’s mother, Lela Rogers, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Major and The Minor” (as Mrs. Applegate), died in Palm Springs, California at the age of 85. She was cremated and her ashes interred at the Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Chatsworth, California, where Ginger’s ashes would also be interred.

2000: Francis Lederer, who starred with Ginger in the film “Romance in Manhattan” (as Karel Novak), died in Palm Springs, California, at the age of 100.

2016: TCM aired “Rafter Romance”.


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

June 3, 2017 @ 6:15 A.M. Week-End at The Waldorf
June 23, 2017 @ 11:30 A.M. Flying Down to Rio
June 23, 2017 @ 1:00 P.M. Top Hat
June 23, 2017 @ 2:45 P.M. Swing Time
June 23, 2017 @ 4:45 P.M. Carefree
June 23, 2017 @ ^:15 P.M. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

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...


Saturday, May 18, 2013

...Spring Cleaning for Gingerology...

...hi, y'all! Well, Gingerology was a bit overdue for a 're-branding', albeit not TOO drastic... so a few features have been either dropped or 'trimmed', and other features have (or will soon be) added... including:

---THE 're-styling' of the site... the biggest changes are the font type and the 'post background' color changing to black...and subsequent 'lightening' of the text, which hopefully makes for a stark contrast for reading... I also 'shrunk' the text a bit, in order to...well, 'shrink' the post sizes and 'feature' sizes. Please give us your feedback on whether or not the new scheme works for ya... thanks!

---THE elimination of the GingerTunes and Ginger reads her bio... the links to the tunes and readings have been lost for quite awhile now... hopefully we can figure out a better way to add audio files to the blog... it's just too flippin' hard now... especially compared to videos... I just need to figure out how to transfer stuff into YouTube Videos and post them...

---THE 'streamlining' of the 'Gingery Blogs' section... Still all the links to all the awesome blogs, but the 'preview' thumbnails of the posts have been removed, again for space's sake.

---THE addition of more links - to YouTube channels, Gingery sites, etc. - this one is still 'under construction', so...be patient... actually, again, any sites you can think of that would be a nice relevant link to G-ology would be appreciated!

...and that's really about it... hopefully not too radical... the only other 'almost' was the potential change of the 'header pic', but...Golden Girl Ginger is just too hard to remove...she's a lifer, y'all!

Well, hope everyone's having a great weekend...I have started the Star of Midnight review post, so... progress!

KIG, y'all!!!



  1. What a surprise! The green on black is nice but the yellow on white hurts my eyes and is hard to read for me. Of course, as I age all fonts seems to be getting smaller and smaller ;)

    If you have some time, check out You Tube for Ginger testifying before Congress about the colorization of classic films. The picture and sound keep coming and going but most of it is there. Ginger tells it like it is!


  2. ...thanks for the input, 'e'! I wish I could have more 'control' over the elements... for whatever reason, the right side of the 'background' is pretty much set, so the dark side - light side is at best a challenge to use a 'common font' color to show up on both extremes... but then again, the two sides may BE able to be changed...I'll look at it a bit more...but I agree the text color needs some tweaking...

    ...oh, and thanks for the link! I am going to try to make a 'bank' of links to YT vids...or better yet, just download them and then stick them on here...

    KIG, 'e'!!1


    1. I'm frustrated with blogger for the same reasons you mentioned. Some pages I've done the fonts kept changing and I couldn't get them to do what I wanted. The program is limited.

      The list of YT vids sounds AWESOME! You'll have to see to that in your "spare time" ;)


    2. ...I tried to 'darken up' the 'gold text' on the right-hand side...hopefully is a little better... there's definitely some more tweaking to do!

  3. That youtube of Ginger testifying about colorization of film was awesome, thanks for sharing it erosenplatt!

    1. Sure! Just want to keep all those Gingerologists out there informed.

      The darker gold is much better. It is much kinder to the eyes.

      KIG, ya'll!


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