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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.

GingerTelevision...

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

November 4, 2018 @ 8:00 P.M. - Tales of Manhattan
November 6, 2018 @ 6:15 P.M. - Primrose Path

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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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

...WWGRD...

 ...Well -  first off, a BIG thank you to Monica Kelly, who informed the FB GingerBunch about this item...a new book is (almost) out which has at least a 'nod' to Ginger - it's called "What Would Ginger Rogers Do?", written by Caitin Raynes...
...the 'synopsis' given on the website (see below) indicates a general romance novel, with a bit of 'empowerment' for the main character, who asks herself the rhetorical question which is the novel's namesake... 'Channeling Your Inner Ginger' is another way of stating it.

Obviously, the author is a big Ginger fan, so that reason ALONE should gain the support of we Gingerologists...I plan on purchasing it! Would have been cool if an actual pic of Ginger was on the cover, but guess there's the 'use of likeness' fees hanging out there... t least it's a pink dress with polka-dots! ALMOST as if the author has been 'lurking' on some of the Gingerology Group banter on FB...which is COOL!!!


HERE is the link to info from the book's publisher, Buried River Press.

Buy it!!! NOW!!!

KIG!
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