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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - September 26th

1884: Theresa Maxwell Conover, who starred with Ginger in the film “Queen High” (as Mrs. Rockwell), was born in Richmond, Indiana.

1886: William Bailey (born Gordon Reineck), who starred with Ginger in the films “Don’t Bet on Love” (as Reporter), “Change of Heart” (as Man in Street), and “Swing Time” (as Roulette Player), was born in Omaha, Nebraska.

1898: George Gershwin, who with brother Ira composed the score for the stage musical “Girl Crazy”, and also the film score for the Ginger and Fred film “Shall We Dance”, was born in Brooklyn, New York.

1900: Betty Francisco (born Elizabeth Barton), who starred with Ginger in the film “Broadway Bad” (as Showgirl), was born in Little Rock, Arkansas.

1960: Frank LaRue (born Frank Herman LaRue), who starred with Ginger in the film “Sitting Pretty” (as Studio Gateman), died in Woodland Hills, California, at the age of 81.

2011: FMC aired “Teenage Rebel”.

2013: TCM aired “Shall We Dance”.

2015: FXM RETRO aired “Dreamboat”.

GingerTelevision...

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

September 25, 2017 @ 3:00 A.M. Twist of Fate
October 12, 2017 @ 8:45 A.M. Week-End at the Waldorf
November 2, 2017 @ 4:00 A.M. Vivacious Lady
November 6-7, 2017 @ 12:00 A.M. Tender Comrade

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, May 30, 2017

...still here...

...but been busy... and a lot of heavy things happening...

Most sadly is the passing of my mother-in-law just a little over a month after my Father-in-law passed away in early April. The only real way to describe it was 'broken heart syndrome'... they have been married over 53 years (and still counting in Heaven), and she just simply could not function without him... my wife Greta, who is a nurse, says this happens quite often when one of a married couple dies, the other one soon follows them. Bottom line, they are together again, which is the only way one can look at it.Thanks for all of y'all's prayers and thoughts during this time - obviously tough on Greta and my brother-in-law at this time, as well as for me and our kids...

Hopefully some Gingery programming will commence soon... I am pretty swamped with 'work-work', but gradually clearing out of it... I had a definite 'GingerMoment' today while talking to a random member (I field questions regarding building code compliance) - they noted they had an existing, historic building, built in 1911... which obviously caught my attention... but when told it was located in... Virginia, that was just a bit too coincidental... a gentle 'prod' by our girl to get me back on the GingerTrail, perhaps? eh, I like to think so... so with that, I'll try to get things cranking here again soon...

Until then...

KIG!
Hu
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