Tag Archives: Ginger Rogers

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

 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 … Continue reading

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Musicals 101 (Part Six): Fred and Ginger

  Musical 101: Fred and Ginger, The Reigning Royalty of Dance Without a doubt, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers are the king and queen of the movie musical. Although absolutely wonderful on their own, together the two add up to … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Mark Sandrich at Work

Born October 26, 1901 (?) Director Mark Sandrich! Director Mark Sandrich began his film career working in the prop department, then moved on to directing shorts, and finally to directing feature length films.  During his 20-year film career, he directed … Continue reading

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Musicals 101 (Part Three): Analyze the Dance, Part 1: Progression Integrated

Musicals 101: Analyze the Dance. Part 1: Progression Integrated. As I mentioned before, not all musicals are made the same. Although housed under the genre’s umbrella, the integrated musical and backstage musical evolved into very different creatures in relation to … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Irving Berlin

Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Songwriting Legend, Irving Berlin, born May 11 in 1888! George Gershwin once said that Irving Berlin was “the greatest songwriter that has ever lived”.  That is no small compliment!!!  And how could I possible argue … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Fred Astaire

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Fred Astaire, born May 10th, 1899! Eleven. That is the number of Fred Astaire films I own. He manages to pop up in my film collection more than any other star. Sure, part of … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Producer Pandro S. Berman

Born March 28, 1905 Legendary Producer Pandro S. Berman! Before I start, I must add a quick ‘disclaimer’ –  this post is only labeled a ‘Mini’ tribute because it is ‘mini’ in ‘written’ content — but given that Pandro S. Berman … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness: Top Hat (Today’s Entry Task…)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness Entry Task for today… In order to win today’s Top Hat Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to TWEET the correct answer to the following question. (US and Canada entries only please, sorry) The Question … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness Giveaway: Top Hat (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness Continues! Entry Task for today… In order to win today’s Top Hat Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to TWEET the correct answer to the following question — and INCLUDE the hashtag #ClassicMovieMagnetMadnessANSWER (US and … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Alice Brady

Born November 2, 1892 Actress, Alice Brady! The fabulous (in my humble opinion!) Alice Brady appeared in over 75 roles, both Silent and Sound, including  In Old Chicago (won Best Supporting Actress), My Man Godfrey (nominated for Best Supporting Actress) … Continue reading

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