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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - October 20th

1871: Frederick Burton, who starred with Ginger in the film “Broadway Bad” (as Robert North, Sr.), was born in Indianapolis, Indiana.

1885: Purnell Pratt, who starred with Ginger in the films “Hat Check Girl” (as Collins) and “A Shriek in the Night” (as Police Inspector Russell), was born in Bethel, Illinois.

1904: Marian Nixon, who starred with Ginger in the film “Chance at Heaven” (as Glory Franklyn), was born in Superior, Wisconsin.

1955: Frank Darien (born Frank Guderian), who starred with Ginger in the films “The Tip-Off” (as Edna’s Uncle), “Professional Sweetheart” (as Appleby), “Roxie Hart” (as Michael Finnegan), and “Tales of Manhattan” (as Elsa’s Old Father), died in Hollywood, California, at the age of 79.

1956: Clay Clement (born Claudius Geiger), who starred with Ginger in the films “Don’t Bet on Love” (as Arnold Ross, Attorney at Law) and “Upperworld” (as Medical Examiner), died in Watertown, New York, at the age of 68.

1990: Joel McCrea, who starred with Ginger in the films “Chance at Heaven” (as Blackstone ‘Blacky’ Gorman) and “Primrose Path” (as Ed Wallace), died in Woodland Hills - Los Angeles, California, at the age of 84.

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

November 2, 2017 @ 4:00 A.M. Vivacious Lady
November 6-7, 2017 @ 12:00 A.M. Tender Comrade

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':

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Sunday, November 30, 2014

GingerTrivia!!! Topic: Varmints in GingerFilms...

...well, first off, this is Gingerology post #350! Not sure of the significance of that, but...just an FYI...of course, thank to all who have kept up with G-ology over time... this post will hopefully be one of many more, at a more frequent rate... and BTW, this pic above of Ginger walking a large feline varmint is just SO cool...

...and with that, the topic proper is... Trivia questions regarding GingerFilms which have animals in them! Ready? OK, then!

Question #1: What was the name of the 'main monkey' in the film "Monkey Business" who mixed the 'magic elixir'?


Question #2: In the film "Shall We Dance", how many dogs was Petrov (Fred) walking simultaneously when he was trying to impress Linda (Ginger) on the ship's deck?


Question #3: What kind of varmint was the 'court reporter' in the 'Jenny dream sequence' from the film "Lady In The Dark?"


Question #4: What was the name of the monkey who tried to help Huck out with Sherry in the film "Follow The Fleet?"


Question #5: In Ginger's opening scene in the film "Fifth Avenue Girl" as Mary Gray, she asked Mr Borden if he had a  ?????  in his pocket...


Question #6: What was the name of Anytime Annie's doggie in the film "42nd Street?"


Question #7: What movie sees Ginger's first appearance in bed, being awakened by a phone call, and panning over to another bed with a doggie on it?


Question #8: What varmint-related item was Rose Gilray (Ginger) trying to sell in the film "The First Traveling Saleslady?"


Question #9: How did Ben Castle (Jack Carson) mount his horse in the film "The Groom Wore Spurs?"


Question #10: In the film "I'll Be Seeing You", what type of dog attacked Zac Morgan (Joseph Cotten)?


Question #11: We all know about Ginger's ostrich feather dress from the film "Top Hat"; but what earlier GingerFilm saw her using an ostrich feather fan to GREAT effect?


Question #12: What was the name that Irene (Ginger) gave to the doggie that brought her and Vernon together in the film "The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle?"

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...whelp, hope this was an interesting one for you...I would have had trouble on quite a few of these...as always, see the 'comments' section for the answers... good luck!

KIG, y'all!!!

Hu
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3 comments:

  1. ANSWERS:

    1 - Esther
    2 - Eight (3 big ones, 2 'medium' ones, and 3 little ones)
    3 - Elephant
    4 - Mike
    5 - a herring
    6 - Fifi
    7 - Broadway Bad
    8 - barbed wire
    9 - a stepladder
    10 - German Shepard
    11 - Sitting Pretty
    12 - Zowie

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  2. A pretty demanding quiz here, Huey! I only hit about .600.... Not very good. Just goes to show that when we watch Ginger, we're REALLY watching Ginger!! Thanks for the fun!

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    1. exactly... a few were known from Ginger speaking them (such as in the Castles when she calls 'zowie' (I guess that's how to spell it) when Fred is cranking up...

      always good to have more info in the ol' GingerBank... if that makes sense...

      anyway...hope the show is still rocking, BA!!!

      CHANNEL YOUR INNER GINGER!!!

      KIG!
      Hu
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