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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - May 25th

1867: J. Malcolm Dunn (born James Malcolm Dunn), who starred with Ginger in the film “The Sap from Syracuse” (as Captain Barker), was born in London, England.

1963: Ethan Laidlaw, who starred with Ginger in the films “The Tip-Off” (as a Henchman), “Magnificent Doll” (as Sanders), and “The first Travelling Saleslady” (as Juror), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 63.

1974: Donald Crisp (born George William Crisp), who starred with Ginger in the film “Broadway Bad” (as Darrall), died in Van Nuys, California, at the age of 91.

1977: Ginger’s mother, Lela Rogers, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Major and The Minor” (as Mrs. Applegate), died in Palm Springs, California at the age of 85. She was cremated and her ashes interred at the Oakwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Chatsworth, California, where Ginger’s ashes would also be interred.

2000: Francis Lederer, who starred with Ginger in the film “Romance in Manhattan” (as Karel Novak), died in Palm Springs, California, at the age of 100.

2016: TCM aired “Rafter Romance”.

GingerTelevision...

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

June 3, 2017 @ 6:15 A.M. Week-End at The Waldorf
June 23, 2017 @ 11:30 A.M. Flying Down to Rio
June 23, 2017 @ 1:00 P.M. Top Hat
June 23, 2017 @ 2:45 P.M. Swing Time
June 23, 2017 @ 4:45 P.M. Carefree
June 23, 2017 @ ^:15 P.M. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

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, January 9, 2016

GingerJewelry...

...or what appears to be a reasonable facsimile thereof...
Our good buds over at Turner Classic Movies are at it again, this time offering jewelry which is inspired by great scenes in classic films... and of course our girl Ginger made the list (although there should be at least a few more 'moments' on here, natch...) with the honkin' diamond that ol' whats-her-name wore in Carefree... guess this was the rock Big Steve jammed on Miss Cooper's fingah signifying their brainwashed and ill-fated nuptials... shown by the screen cap above (it shows up pretty well throughout the 'dance floor' part of 'Change Partners', and, well, I guess in the 'FreddieHypnotic' portion as well (which would be a cool name for a rock group, BTW...)).
...in general, the rock looks pretty cool... ...but just for the record, while I'm not a gemologist by ANY means, something tells me these aren't real diamonds... but you jewelry types out there can peruse the details on the link below and hopefully find it's a sweet deal:
TCM - Ginger Rogers inspired jewelry 

...there are many more offerings from TCM regarding jewelry inspired by actresses... LOTSA Harlow and Bette stuff...  which is fine, but... MORE GINGER!!!

Of course, Hu will most likely not pop on one of these, but if any of y'all out there DO, please feel free to review it here, or at least over in the FaceBook GingerCommunity...

Hope 2016 is 'rock'-ing along QUITE Gingerly for y'all thus far!

Until we meet again...

KIG!

Hu
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