This Day in GINGEROLOGY - March 26th
1903: Emilio Fernandez (born Emilio Fernandez Romo), who starred with Ginger in the film “Flying Down to Rio” (as Dancer), was born in Coahuila, Mexico.
1929: Ginger married her first husband, Edward Jackson Culpepper, in New Orleans. (They divorced July 11, 1931.)
1940: Bernard Jukes (born Bernard St. George C. Jukes), who starred with Ginger in the film “The Sap from Syracuse” (as Bells), died in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, at the age of 41.
1970: Patricia Ellis, who starred with Ginger in the film “42nd Street” (as Secretary), and was one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars along with Ginger in 1932, died in Kansas City, Missouri, at the age of 53.2013: FMC aired “Change of Heart”.
...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...
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Well, it just so happens that this post regarding the vernal equinox also is... Gingerology's 400th Post!!! So, a milestone of sorts that I am pretty happy about... thanks to all of y'all who still check out the site... ONE of these days I'll get things a bit more 'detailed' here, but some 'real world' stuff to work out... just busy with work, helping the kids with school, etc... nothing 'heavy'...
This IS a good time to do a bit of 'spring cleaning', as it were... and thus, I will try to somehow 'streamline' the blog... not sure how that will go down, but... there's also the issue of the 'GingerFilm blogs'... heck, I haven't properly kept up with G-ology, so how can I give time to each of THOSE blogs? I truly set those up as a 'picture backup' of sorts, anyway, but... would like to add a few things here and there, in case someone runs across it...
Oh, and here's a few "You know you're a Gingerologist when..." deals which I've been wanting to post...
First - this was from a roll of blueprints I received at work a few months back... notice the name... who do you think of?
Here's another GingerMoment which I didn't post when it occurred back around Christmastime - a present we received...
...well, there's some other Gingery things I need to roll with... of course the LIFE magazine cover project... the biggest deal will be how to print these properly... a 'dry run' will have to take place... I still need to 'spruce up' the images, but they are close... I'll do a 'progress' post pretty soon...
...also, wanting to get more details on the Ginger Birth House Project... seems like the renovation work is ongoing, so, COOL... I would LOVE to get up there this summer to see what's up with it... stay tuned...
Hope everyone out there has a GREAT spring, with decent weather and minimal pollen (it's already full force here... bleh)... until next time...
Monday, March 14, 2016
PI is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter... which will ALWAYS yield the number 3.14, and a whole bunch of extra numbers (some dude has ciphered it out to 5 trillion digits... no, REALLY...) but, what's cool is, ANY circle, from the head of a pin to the circle of the earth itself, will yield the value of 3.14.
So, on this PI day (March 14... 3.14), y'all go out and...well, have some PI!!! ...not QUITE like Ice Cream Day (the 3rd Sunday (Sundae?) in July), but pretty awesome nevertheless...
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