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Classic Movie Beginner’s Guide: Ginger Rogers

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on May 2, 2020

As we continue to look at musicals our recent beginner’s guides have been focusing on stars at the center of some of the best films of the era. Today let’s focus on Ginger Rogers. Aside from being part of the incomparable dance partnership with Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers was also an acc read more

THE SECOND FRED ASTAIRE AND GINGER ROGERS BLOGATHON: Professional Sweetheart, 1933

Caftan Woman Posted by on Dec 28, 2019

Michaela of Love Letters to Old Hollywood and Crystal of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood are hosting The Second Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Blogathon on December 28-30th. Enjoy the tributes HERE. Ginger Rogers made her Broadway debut at the age of 19 in a featured role i read more

Pre-codes on DVD: Ginger Rogers in Professional Sweetheart (1930) and Helen Twelvetrees in Unashamed (1932)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Mar 13, 2019

There's nothing more welcome on my doorstep (apologies to my cats) than a package of pre-code films. Here's a pair of new releases from Warner Archive that I recently viewed: Professional Sweetheart (1930) This lively romantic comedy catches Ginger Rogers before musical fame, but already in the fu read more

Ginger Rogers Grows Younger: The Major and The Minor

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Jul 24, 2018

The enthusiast Michaela from Love Letters to Old Hollywood and Crystal from In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood are hosting together an event celebrating one of the most iconic on-screen duos to mark the history of classic films: The Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Blogathon. This dancing du read more

THE FRED ASTAIRE AND GINGER ROGERS BLOGATHON: Follow the Fleet (1936)

Caftan Woman Posted by on Jul 21, 2018

Crystal of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Michaela of Love Letters to Old Hollywood are hosting The Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Blogathon on July 20th - 22nd. It's like a party on the internet! You can find the contributions by clicking HERE or HERE. Randolph Sc read more

THE FRED ASTAIRE AND GINGER ROGERS BLOGATHON: Follow the Fleet (1936)

Caftan Woman Posted by on Jul 21, 2018

Crystal of In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood and Michaela of Love Letters to Old Hollywood are hosting The Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Blogathon on July 20th - 22nd. It's like a party on the internet! You can find the contributions by clicking HERE or HERE. Randolph Sc read more

Ginger Rogers’s Christmas Cake

Comet Over Hollywood Posted by on Dec 23, 2017

Over the summer, I was surfing eBay for film memorabilia and came across a recipe for Ginger Rogers’s Christmas cake in a small food magazine, A & P Menu, which is “dedicated to food, menus and recipes.” I bought the Dec. 17, 1936, menu so I could attempt to make this cake my read more

Top Hat (1935) – with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Jan 7, 2016

Share This! “When Top Hat is letting Mr. Astaire perform his incomparable magic or teaming him with the . . . dexterous Miss Rogers, it is providing the most urbane fun that you will find anywhere on the screen.” —— Andre Sennwald, The New York Times of August 30, 1935 An incident related by read more

CMBA Blogathon: The Fabulous Films of the 30s – Follow the Fleet (1936)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Apr 27, 2015

The Fabulous Films of the 30′s: Follow the Fleet starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers and… I distinctly remember the first time I saw Follow the Fleet.  It was many years ago, during one of those ‘vacation weeks’ between Christmas and New Years. I was staying up really late, thorou read more

Fabulous Fights: Ginger Rogers & Gail Patrick in Stage Door (1937)

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on Jan 31, 2015

This post is part of Backlots’ 4th Annual Dueling Divas Blogathon. Check out the other entries! If you haven’t seen Jean (Ginger Rogers) squabble with Linda (Gail Patrick) in Stage Door, I envy you. It’s just such a pleasure. Three minutes into the movie, they are already at it: Jean thinks Linda read more

Classic Movie Pictorials: Ginger Rogers on the Set… (Guest Post by Ron Fisher)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Ron Fisher on Aug 22, 2014

 A Pictorial Tribute: ”Miss Rogers…..to the set, please!” I love set photos, and I love them from Hollywood’s past even more!  I have a few from Ginger to share with you today!  Hmm…not exactly Bringing Up Baby, but here’s Ginger walking a lion!  For what filmR read more

Classic Movie Pictorials: Ginger Rogers and Friends… (Guest Post)

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Ron Fisher on Jul 30, 2014

 A Pictorial Tribute: Ginger and Friends… Anyone who reads this blog certainly knows these two: ….. Of course!  It’s Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers!  I’m a huge fan of them both and have a large collection of pics and knowledge about them that I’ll be sharing here.  read more

How many Films did Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Star in Together?

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on May 10, 2014

How Many Films did Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Star in Together? Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in Top Hat (1935, director Mark Sandrich) Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers starred in Ten films together: Flying Down To Rio (1933) (Warner Home Video) The Gay Divorcee (1934) (Turner Home Entertainment read more

My Movie Book Library: Did Ginger Rogers Really Sign My Copy of Her Autobiography?

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Mar 5, 2014

Since Ginger: My Story is on my list of books to read from my library this year, I thought I'd pull it out and add it to my stack-in-progress. I started to flip through it and was a bit startled to find this on the title page: Is that really Rogers' signature? I kind of remembered seeing it befo read more

Ginger Rogers and Joseph Cotten on ACADEMY AWARD THEATER

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Feb 5, 2014

The House of Squibb presents ACADEMY AWARD “Hollywood’s finest, the great picture plays, the great actors and actresses, techniques and skills, chosen from the honor roll of those who have won or been nominated for the famous golden Oscar of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science read more

Barbara Stanwyck / Ginger Rogers radio mash-up

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Jul 16, 2013

Two huge and beloved stars of the Golden Age would have celebrated birthdays today and I dedicate this one post to both – a mash-up, if you will – of old-time radio.   ______________________________________________________________     read more

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers (2)

Movie Classics Posted by Judy on Jul 14, 2013

This is my contribution to the Dynamic Duos in Classic Film Blogathon hosted by Once Upon a Screen and Classic Movie Hub. Do check out the other postings, which cover a wide range of artists. Facing the music and dancing If there is any one dance number which sums up the appeal of Fred Astaire and G read more

Ginger Rogers - An Exceptional Actress and Woman

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 9, 2013

What is it about Ginger Rogers that demands undying devotion and constancy from her admirers?  For me it was when I saw her 1944 film, “I’ll Be Seeing You” on a small black and white television in my parents’ home.  As a young teenager at the time, I experienced a read more

Ginger Rogers - An Exceptional Actress and Woman

Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers Posted by The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 9, 2013

What is it about Ginger Rogers that demands undying devotion and constancy from her admirers?  For me it was when I saw her 1944 film, “I’ll Be Seeing You” on a small black and white television in my parents’ home.  As a young teenager at the time, I experienced a read more

Ginger Rogers: The Infamous Feather Gown

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Christina Stewart on Jun 19, 2013

Heaven, I’m in Heaven / And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak / And I seem to find the happiness I seek / When we’re out together dancing, cheek to cheek Reduced to… Feathers, I hate feathers / And I hate them so that I can hardly speak / And I never find the happiness I seek / With read more
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