...BACK from GingerFest 2018!!!

...of course it was a BLAST! A great time meeting fellow Gingerologists and discussing Ginger with... well, other Gingerologists!!! Marge and Gene Padgitt did an incredible job with the proceedings, lined up awesome speakers, and of course Roberta was incredible as well!!! Hope to see y'all there next year!!!
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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - July 20th

1907: Arthur Jarrett, who starred with Ginger in the films “Sitting Pretty” (as Singer) and “The Gay Divorcee” (as Vocalist), was born in Brooklyn, New York.

1952: Isabel La Mal, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Thirteenth Guest” (as Marie’s Mother), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 66.

1958: Franklin Pangborn (born Joseph Franklin Pangborn), who starred with Ginger in the films “Professional Sweetheart” (as Herbert Childress), “Flying Down to Rio” (as Hammerstein – the Hotel Manager), “Stage Door” (as Harcourt), “Vivacious Lady” (as Apartment Manager), “Carefree” (as Roland Hunter), “Fifth Avenue Girl” (as Higgins), and “Oh Men! Oh, Women!” (as Steamship Clerk), died in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 69.

1974: Allen Jenkins, who starred with Ginger in the films “42nd Street” (as Mac Elroy), “Professional Sweetheart” (as O’Connor), and “Twenty Million Sweethearts” (as Pete), died in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 74.

2015: TCM aired “I’ll Be Seeing You”.

GingerTelevision...

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

July 22, 2018 @ 6:30 A.M. Fifth Avenue Girl
July 27, 2018 @ 9:30 A.M. Roberta

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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Saturday, September 28, 2013

...Taking a GingerBreak...

...well, that sounds pretty bad, but...there's NO way y'all are getting rid of me THAT easily!
I'm just gonna be out for a week on a business trip to...Atlantic City, of all places! Heading out EARLY tomorrow morning...so, hope all of y'all out there have a great week, and I'll catch up with y'all upon return (I honestly have no mobile devices in which to communicate with y'all...) ...I'll be back on 10/5, so...heck, a WEEK from now... As such, I'm posting the 'Day in Gingerology' for ALL of the days I'm out... for your information, of course...

...also just received the 'official' e-mail noting that WB Archives now has 'Vivacious Lady' available as an 'on demand' DVD... see the last post for the link... here's the E-mail banner, which is pretty dang cool:
...remastered... sounds promising!  Not sure how you 'remaster' a movie from the late 30s, but... sounds good to me!

And of course, TopHat is still out there in need of The Huey Treatment... so plenty of stuff for Huey to do upon return... SO, until then...

Keep It VERY Gingery, y'all!!!

Hu
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4 comments:

  1. Great news, although I own two British release dvd's already, I might just go for one of these if I can get it off Amazon. Mine are beautifuly clear, so they must have been remastered. I think it's a great idea to only release on demand. I noticed you can get SOM, LP, HAWT this way as well.

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    1. Hope you can get these as needed, Elaine! WB has done a great job of allowing 'access' to these GingerFilms!

      KIG!

      Hu
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  2. Elaine--I see the WB release is now available on amazon. If you spring for the remastered copy, please post and let us know how the quality is. I have an Odeon DVD5 in PAL format, and whereas it's nice, it's not as sharp and clear as the releases of Top Hat et al. which got more loving care.

    I've been very disappointed that some of Ginger's films are just reproduced and not remastered....especially my favorite Bachelor Mother. I'm hoping Vivacious Lady gets better treatment.

    PS... HI HUEY! :)

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  3. ...HI, LADY F!!!! WHERE have you BEEN??? It's awesome to 'read' you! Hey... post some stuff over on FaceBook... it's pretty 'free-form', of course, and there's always plenty of GingerTalk afoot... you would be a MOST welcome addition to the proceedings, of course :-)

    I am trying to figure out the blogger 'hiccups'...seems like there's stuff here which isn't working, most notably the 'text' editor... BLAH!!! Hopefully it will be resolved....

    Until then...DON'T be a stranger!!! :-)

    KIG!
    Hu
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