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...please go check out the new Ginger message board set up by IMDb veteran McDemuth, at:

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...join up!!!!

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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - February 27th

1873: Lee Kohlmar, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Tenderfoot” (as Waiter), was born in Forth (Eckental), Bavaria, Germany.

1935: The song “The Continental”, written by Con Conrad and Herb Magidson, and sung by Ginger in “The Gay Divorcee”, won the very first Best Song Academy Award; the ceremonies were held at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. The movie “The Gay Divorcee” was nominated for several other awards, but was generally shut out by “It Happened One Night”. Another Ginger-related tune, “Carioca” from “Flying Down to Rio”, was also nominated.

1941: Ginger won the 1940 Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the RKO movie “Kitty Foyle”. The other Best Actress nominees were Bette Davis, “The Letter”; Joan Fontaine, “Rebecca”; Katharine Hepburn, “The Philadelphia Story”; and Martha Scott, “Our Town”.

1953: Paul Hurst, who starred with Ginger in the films “The Thirteenth Guest” (as Detective Grump), “Romance in Manhattan” (as Joe the Policeman), and “Star of Midnight” (as Detective Corbett), died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, at the age of 64.

2010: The Ginger Rogers Tribute Musical “Backwards and in High Heels” made its debut in the Los Angeles area.

2014: TCM aired “Kitty Foyle”.

2015: MoMA screened “Vivacious Lady” as part of its series “Acteurism: Ginger Rogers”.

GingerTelevision...

NOTE!!!!

...REMEMBER - The Antiques Roadshow will be on the following dates: Monday, February 20th, Monday, February 27th, AND Monday, March 27th... ONE of these three shows will have Ms. 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):

February 24, 2017 @ 2:00 A.M. Shall We Dance (116 min)
February 25, 2017 @ 8:15 A.M. Stage Door (92 min)
February 26, 2017 @ 12:30 A.M. Swing Time (103 min)
February 28, 2017 @ 2:30 A.M. Tom, Dick and Harry (86 min)
February 28, 2017 @ 5:30 A.M. Top Hat (101 min)

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':

February 27, 2017 @ 1:15 P.M. Monkey Business (96 min)

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

...Happy Gingerween, Y'all...

...well, it's hard to believe that October is dang near over... before you know it, the turkeys will be stringing Christmas lights and dropping the ball  on Saint Valentine's Day... but we're getting ahead of ourselves... let's just focus on the Halloween deal...
...Ginger is chomping at the bit for trick or treat... As a rule, Hu is not really all that 'into' All Hallow's Eve, but it appears that Ginger at least had fun with it, so... that's cool with me.
As to 'Scary Ginger Moments' in film, here are a few I compiled... I'm sure there are more, but late Sunday Night dictates the following as all I could think of...

...Here's a pretty intense scene... from Black Widow... Well, if y'all haven't seen it...


SPOILER ALERT!!!! Gloss over the next few lines past the GIF below if you haven't seen this film!!!



OK, I've alerted y'all who need it... so... skip on down... yeah, that's right...

...well, for those who are left... this scene is really a pretty 'unGingery' one... and pretty scary, at least for the chicky there... ...probably a good argument for you ladies to not wear neck scarves...

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...Next up, a bit 'lighter' scare, but definitely in keeping with modern day 'creepy clown' themes... ...yeah, y'all know where I'm headed with this one... Get yer Yama-Yamas out with Vernon and Irene...
...now, I'm not into clowns, but... Ginger is, as usual, a VERY notable exception... she's so cute here it's painful... in a most exhilarating way, of course...

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NEXT next up... one of the few 'horror / suspense' films Ginger did, this one from The Thirteenth Guest...which is really a bit scary, especially for 1932... I guess...
...yeah, not too big on someone freaking out my girl... grrrr.... 

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Well, although Ginger had a few 'damsel in distress' roles, for the most part, she was doling out the pain on others, as in this classic knife-wielding scene from Fifth Avenue Girl...
...somehow, giving Ginger a weapon is kinda like giving Godzilla a BIC lighter... she just doesn't need any more help... ...in other words, she can do bad all by herself...

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...Another case in point, where she goes dawg huntin' in Carefree...
Freddie's having his on Nightmare on Skeet Street in this scene...

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...although, sometimes Ginger can be serene in the face of evil... Oh Men (i.e., gooberhead), Oh Women (i.e., angelic goddess)...
...sigh... Ginger is just... ...so... ...well, y'all know... ....SIIIIGGGHHH.....  OK... onward...

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Well, honestly, that's about all of them, although this scene from You Said A Mouthful STILL seems pretty 'bloody' to me just at face value...
...it's like Joe E. Brown is saying, "Don't worry, I'll be back to smooch ya again after I go slaughter some more people with my bare hands..." ...you know, just keeping in the spirit of the season, y'all... ...um, alrighty then...

Well, with that, that's that... that it is.

I'm sure I missed a few 'scary / weird' scenes here and there, so please reply with them...

Hope y'all have a great Halloween if you desire... otherwise... just have a good Monday / Tuesday, depending on your global position.

KIG, Y'all!

Hu
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