...HAPPY SIXTEENTH BIRTHDAY TO...

...MY DAUGHTER REBEKAH!!!
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This Day in GINGEROLOGY - November 20th

1887: Harry Semels, who starred with Ginger in the films “Suicide Fleet” (as Havana Merchant), and “Flying Down to Rio” (as Billboard Worker), was born in New York City.

1890: Robert Armstrong, who starred with Ginger in her first Hollywood movie, “The Tip-Off” (as Kayo McClure) and “Suicide Fleet” (as Dutch), and also played film director Carl Denham in “King Kong”, was born in Saginaw, Michigan.

1894: Bert Moorhouse (born Herbert Green Moorhouse), who starred with Ginger in the films “You Said a Mouthful” (as Office Manager), “Upperworld” (as Court Clerk), “Vivacious Lady” (as Nightclub Patron), “Carefree” (as Country Club Member), “Bachelor Mother” (as Nightclub Dance Extra), and “Tales of Manhattan” (as Concertgoer), was born in Chicago, Illinois.

1931 (per IMDb, TCM): “Suicide Fleet” was released by RKO-Pathe.

GingerTelevision...

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

November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 P.M. Roberta
November 20, 2017 @ 7:45 A.M. Professional Sweetheart
November 20, 2017 @ 10:45 A.M. Bachelor Mother

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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Monday, October 27, 2014

New GingerPoll...which COULd get a bit 'hairy'...

OK, y'all... sorry for the length between posts, but I'm back with a GingeryVengeance!

...with...a...POLL!

We've had this one a few years back, but there's a lot of newer G-ologists here, so, here it is:

Which hair color do you prefer on Miss Rogers...

BLONDE...
...or NON-BLONDE?
...yeah, it's a pretty tough one, honestly... but VOTE!!!

Check out the poll at the top right of the page...I'll leave it open for a bit, just to get a decent number of votes...

Hope all is well for everyone!  KIG!

Hu
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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Happy Columbus Day, Y'all!

...which, of course, always brings this classic GingerTune to mind...
...one of my faves...love the way she is so clear here, with little or no 'embellishment' of her true singing voice, it sounds... and it's cool that Ira wrote the first few lines for Ginger herself (hence the 'Missouri' reference...). And like many tunes, there's a 'second stanza'...most of y'all probably know it, but just in case, here it is:
"They all laughed at Rockerfeller Center - Now they're fighting to get in.
They all laughed at Whitney and his cotton gin.
They all laughed at Fulton and his steamboat, Hershey and his chocolate bar.
Ford and his Lizzie - Kept the laughers busy; That's how people are.
They laughed at me - wanting you, said it would be Hello, Good-bye;
But oh, you came through - now they're eating humble pie.
They all said we'd never get together; darling, let's take a bow,
For Ho, Ho, Ho, Who's got the last laugh now?"
(c) 1937 Gershwin Publishing Corporation, N.Y.

...just wonder if they had a few too many 'brand names' noted in this stanza (Hershey, Ford)... not sure how the 'product placement' deal would work (especially since Ginger hawked Dodges....just sayin'...) ...but it's always cool to see this and 'hear' Ginger singing this stanza (hopefully I'm not the only one who can 'hear' that... :-)  )
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Well, hope to be getting back to more detailed GingerPosts soon, as its been a few since the last 'real' post... the eye is in quite good shape, but will need a new prescription for focus or whatever... Next Monday (or as we say in South Gingerville, 'Monday week') I have my final 'follow-up' with the doc.

Thanks again to all for your thoughts and prayers - they worked wonders!  The Gingerology community is an awesome one, ain't it?  :-)

Until next time...

KIG!
Hu
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