When Doris moved from Sunderland and created
Sunderland EchoWhen Doris moved from Sunderland and created a bit of cinema historySunderland EchoShe said at the time: “I used to love Ginger Rogers and Fred Astair and the cowboy films with Roy Rogers and Gene Autry. “It was all good escapist stuff but that is what films are. They still make plenty of good escapist entertainment now, though.” She ...
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 4:18 am
A Rolodex filled with the names of Hollywood
CBS 8 San DiegoA Rolodex filled with the names of Hollywood starsCBS 8 San DiegoSAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Before Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts became famous, actors like Ginger Rogers and James Cagney were the biggest names on the big screen - and one man knew them all. In 1921, Lee Meredith loaded up his belongings and moved to ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 6:09 pm
LUCKY GARVIN – The Woman That Time Forgot
The Roanoke StarLUCKY GARVIN – The Woman That Time ForgotThe Roanoke StarYears ago, one of the best dance teams in America was Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. They moved as one across the floor; yet, it seemed Astaire got most of the credit. Then someone sagely opined, “Yeah, but Ginger is doing everything Fred's doing, and ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 2:28 pm
The Gloriously Queer Afterlife of Death
Vanity FairThe Gloriously Queer Afterlife of Death Becomes HerVanity Fair“They're against the system. They're also villains, but we understand their complexity.” We root for the undead divas because they're trying to win a game that's rigged against them, and—to borrow an apocryphal quote from Ginger Rogers—they sort of ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 11:01 am
Google Doodle Celebrates Dolores del Río -
TIMEGoogle Doodle Celebrates Dolores del RíoTIMEShe later went on to star in Bird of Paradise, Flying Down to Rio (the movie that first brought Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers together) and Journey into Fear throughout the early-mid 1900s. Eventually she returned to Mexico where she enjoyed continued ...Dolores del Río: When Legends become DoodlesAL DIA NewsToday's Google Doodle Celebrates A Trailblazing Mexican StarRefinery29Google Doodle Celebrates Mexican Actress Dolores del Río, Who Still Inspires TodayThe Mary SueHeavy.com -UPI.com -Googleall 18 news articles »
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 5:50 am
Hugh Pickett’s huge memorabilia collection
(Prices don’t include Love’s 18-per-cent commission.) A set of gold cufflinks given to Pickett by his close friend Ginger Rogers went for $1,800, while a similar set given to Pickett by Mitzi Gaynor went for $1,200. The surprise was that much of the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:51 pm
Inside The Beverly Hilton’s Diamond
At the event, Lane showcased a dazzling retrospective of jewels worn by Hollywood royalty from Ginger Rogers to Angelina Jolie at events such as the Golden Globe Awards, Oscars and GRAMMY Awards. Six food-and-drink stations surrounded the Aqua Star pool ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:47 am
International Tap Festival: Forget Fred
Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith is a freelance reporter. She was nominated for business journalist of the year at the Press Gazette British Journalism Awards 2012 and her name is so long that she has a double-decker byline in print. Sat upstairs at Ronnie ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:52 am
What Ginger Rogers Has to Do With Women's
When I think about women's equality I often think about Ginger Rogers. Why? Ginger danced her way through movie musicals with Fred Astaire -- who was the bigger star. But a 1982 comic strip coined one of my favorite quotes about Fred and Ginger, "Sure he ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:35 am
The world’s a stage in Southern Oregon
Among the early performers was a 14-year-old dancer named Ginger Rogers. Years later she became famous as Fred Astaire’s dance partner and a Hollywood actress. When the theater was rebuilt in the 1990s, it was dubbed the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 5:29 pm