April is coming to an end, and I just realized that a few entries this month have focused on Ginger Rogers. In fact, this blog will be spending a lot more time lavishing attention on La Lovely Rogers. Here's a photo of Ginger and mega-rich lothario Howard Hughes (1905-1976) at a no-doubt sophisticated Hollywood nightspot, circa 1937. Hughes, ever the aviator, was flying high, having broken the transcontinental airspeed record in January, 1937. Ginger was also soaring in her own career, as she completed Shall We Dance with Fred Astaire, as well as Stage Door with Katharine Hepburn, and was working on a film with James Stewart, Vivacious Lady, which I've been a raving lunatic about getting released on DVD. In fact, Vivacious Lady is currently #58 on Turner Classic's list of requested movies not on DVD. So click the link and vote.
Quick Preview of TCM in February
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