This Day in GINGEROLOGY - March 25th
1875: Spencer Charters, who starred with Ginger in the films “The Tenderfoot” (as Oscar), “Romance in Manhattan” (as Marriage License Clerk). “Star of Midnight” (as Hotel Doorman), “In Person” (as Parson Calverton Lunk), “Vivacious Lady” (as Man Shaving on Train), and “Kitty Foyle” (as Father – scenes deleted), was born in Duncannon, Pennsylvania.
1880: Allan Cavan, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Thirteenth Guest” (as Uncle Wayne Seymour), was born in Concord, California.
1896: Ray Enright (born Raymond E. Enright), who directed the Ginger films “The Tenderfoot” and “Twenty Million Sweethearts”, was born in Anderson, Indiana.
1969: Alan Mowbray, who starred with Ginger in the film “In Person” (as actor Jay Holmes), died in Hollywood, California, at the age of 72.
2010: Ginger is Star of the Month on TCM, which aired “Having Wonderful Time”, “Fifth Avenue Girl”, “In Person”, “Twenty Million Sweethearts”, “Upper World”, “Romance In Manhattan”, “Star Of Midnight”, and “Perfect Strangers”.2015: MoMA screened “A Night in a Dormitory (short)” and “The First Traveling Saleslady” as part of its series “Acteurism: Ginger Rogers”.
...REMEMBER - The LAST segment of the Palm Springs Antiques Roadshow will be shown Monday, March 27th - It MUST be the one with Roberta Olden getting a piece of Ginger's furniture appraised... so check it OUT!!! (It's a cool show anyway, so...WATCH!) ... On PBS... see local listings for times... AND, I have noticed that the shows may be 'streamed' from the PBS website at any time after they are aired, so... COOL!
Next GingerFilm(s) (on TCM - all times Eastern):
April 4-5, 2017 @ 12:00 A.M. Fifth Avenue Girl
April 8, 2017 @ 10:45 P.M. Black Widow
April 10, 2017 @ 8:00 P.M. - Tales of Manhattan
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...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
...two Years of FaceBook for Gingerology...
It's not too hard to see that FB will (and generally already HAS) supplant most other forms of 'information gathering' and 'live' info sharing... but hopefully there's still a spot for blogs in general, as they can document stuff in a less 'stream of consciousness' mindset... if you don't grab a pic or a link on FB right when you see it, it may be buried under 50 pages of new stuff within a few hours! And honestly, it's so hard to keep up with 'posting and re-posting' folks do regarding GingerPics, I'll just say that ANY pics which show up in a post here are most likely from SOMEWHERE on FB... so thanks to those folks!!!
Well, with that, hope to see y'all over on FB soon...if you haven't found us, a good 'meeting spot' would be "Ginger Rogers Book Club", which is kind of the 'home base' for Gingerologists - again created by Peachy (she REALLY needs to be put on the payroll...I'll even pay her what I make over here / there... ) - most Gingerologists are afoot there at some point...
And with that, perhaps my favorite 'snippet' from FaceBook, by some 'random' chance, but truer words have never been spoken, albeit QUITE understated:
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