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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - November 12th

1893: Murray Roth, who directed the Ginger film “Don’t Bet on Love”, was born in New York City.

1903: Jack Oakie, who starred with Ginger in the films “The Sap from Syracuse” (as Littleton Looney) and “Sitting Pretty” (as Chick Parker), was born in Sedalia, Missouri.

1922: Kim Hunter, who starred with Ginger in the film “Tender Comrade” (as Doris Dumbrowski), was born in Detroit, Michigan.

1947: Theodore Lorch, who starred with Ginger in the film “The Tenderfoot” (as an Actor), died in Camarillo, California, at the age of 74.

1990: Eve Arden (born Eunice M. Quedens), who starred with Ginger in the films “Stage Door” (as Eve) and “Having Wonderful Time” (as Henrietta), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 82.

2000: Frances Mercer, who starred with Ginger in the film “Vivacious Lady” (as Helen, the ‘other half’ of the rose garden ‘altercation’), died in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 85.

2015: FXM RETRO aired “Tales of Manhattan”.

GingerTelevision...

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

November 25, 2018 @ 8:00 A.M. - Swing Time
November 25, 2018 @ 8:00 P.M. - Shall We Dance
December 6, 2018 @ 9:30 P.M. - 42nd Street
December 7, 2018 @ 1:15 A.M. - Gold Diggers of 1933
December 11, 2018 @ 12:30 P.M. - In Person
December 13, 2018 @ 3:00 P.M. - Twenty Million Sweethearts
December 18, 2018 @ 10:15 A.M. - Swing Time

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

...T-minus one month and counting...

...before the FIRST annual Ginger Rogers Day Festival gets underway in Independence, Missouri!!!
...Ginger visited this house several times over the years, and it obviously meant quite a bit to her, as it was obviously her 'point of entry' into this life, but it also was a reminder of her humble beginnings, and how Lela worked tirelessly to provide for her... so cool that it is still here for us to tour... Of course, the BIG shout-out goes out to Marge and Gene Padgitt, who purchased, restored, and organized this event... they are obvious Gingerologists!!! Here's the link to the site...

Ginger Rogers Festival 2018 

...should be a total BLAST for all Gingerologists who can make it... ...of course, I think we would all LOVE to be able to make this an annual occurrence, so support is a BIG deal... If you can't make it, please think of donating to the house / museum HERE
...a 'post-Ginger, Pre-Missouri Marge' pic of the house, actually taken on Ginger's 100th Birthday (a.k.a. GingerTennial)...

Hope to see y'all there... of course! I'll be the big Huey-looking guy... đŸ˜‰

Until then... Keep It Gingery, Y'all!!!

Hu
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P.S. I'm going to be on vacation this upcoming week - down to New Orleans, site of Ginger's first mistak... er, wedding... and thus I will post the 'day in Gingerology' as a 'all at one time' deal... your patience is most appreciated... KIG!!!


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