This Day in GINGEROLOGY - April 25th
1995: Ginger Rogers died in Rancho Mirage, California of congestive heart failure; she was 83. She was cremated and her ashes interred alongside Lela’s at the Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Chatsworth, California. It is fitting that Fred Astaire’s gravesite is relatively close to hers.
2011: FMC aired “Roxie Hart”.
2015: FXM RETRO aired “Dreamboat”.2016: FXM RETRO aired “Tales of Manhattan”.
Next GingerFilm(s) (on TCM - all times Eastern):
May 4, 2017 @ 12:45 P.M. Gold Diggers of 1933
May 4, 2017 @ 6:15 P.M. 42nd Street
May 17, 2017 @ 4:15 A.M. Finishing School
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':
None Currently Scheduled...
Sunday, August 25, 2013
FaceBook is really shaping up to be a neat community of Gingerologists, far beyond what I ever thought it could... if you haven't jumped over there yet, ya need to... ...of course, THIS blog will not be adversely affected by the FB happenings, as the goal HERE remains totally unchanged...to provide Ginger Rogers info, features, and events in a timely manner, encouraging comment from YOU, the Gingerologist.
And, we've picked up a few new folks here at G-ology over the last few weeks, as a DIRECT result of FB...which, for me honestly, was a BIG part of jumping onto it in the first place... Welcome to Barbara and to Lilly!!! Thanks SO much for following, be sure to interact here, AND I hope your visits to G-ology will be most enjoyable!
...NOW, as for what is 'up' here... of course, the review for Top Hat is nigh, so be on the lookout for that... TENTATIVELY, with next weekend being a three-day deal, it looks like a potential window can open up there for headway. In general, I have 'reset' the 'layout' for the reviews, which will hopefully be in a bit better arrangement, reading-wise... I also set up a 'template' I can just fill in for each review... up to now, I have just been copying over the previous review and editing it, which somehow loses a bit in translation, and the 'styles' of text get screwed up after you do that 5-6 times... so hopefully the template deal will not 'propagate errors'...
And FINALLY, I am going to REALLY start loading up the GingerFilm blogs with 'archived' posts from G-ology, as well as from other Gingery blogs, dormant or active (I'll contact the bloggers in question when I look to copy over one of their posts...for permission, of course... and if you DON'T want your post copied, that's fine... but if one is OK with it being copied, I will of course give TOTAL credit to any and all posts allowed to be copied into a GingerFilm blog...) SO, be on the lookoout for that...I will probably note the posts at the 'top' of Gingerology (just above the 'Day In Gingerology' section), as well as tacking a link on FB...which hopefully makes folks aware of these blogs... and of course, comments are DEFINITELY welcome on all GingerFilm blogs as well! I try to check the 'comment pending' board every day for all GingerFilm blogs.
Well, that's what's up, y'all... hope to get TopHat cooking soon, as well as other 'topics' I've been wanting to throw out there regarding Ginger (what else?). Until then...
Monday, August 12, 2013
...second, although I posted a GOB of pics in that original post, but here's the remainder of them, some pretty fuzzy...but most are correspondence to and from Ginger, along with many other interesting images...
Well, as to the 're-positioning', it's going quite well, but now that the 'work week' is back around, things have slowed a bit... but the 'heavy lifting' is done, for sure... now jsut need to 'organize', which is always a chore!!!
Oh, well, hope everyone is doing well out there, and I also hope to be starting up TopHat pretty soon...should be fun!
Saturday, August 3, 2013
...hope everyone is doing well out there! I know Kat has had a MAJOR issue losing many Gingerfilms...but hopefully a concerted effort by Gingerologists can rectify that situation in VERY short order...Hang in there, Kat!!!
AND, while I have y'all here, a few 'programming notes'... first off, I have made some fair progress on the GingerFilm blogs, in terms of setting up links - those just below the Gingerology 'avatar' pic... I only have the "TCM Links" left to do... hope these will be of use to y'all, and of course ALL of them are 'perpetual works in progress', so... keep that in mind...
It's been fun trying to keep up with folks on FaceBook, but sometimes if you miss a day, it takes quite a bit to 'catch up'... and unfortunately I probably have missed some things... but hopefully not much... I'm sure y'all will keep me 'in the loop', as it were...
Until the next Gingery post...
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