Ginger Rogers

a bio-bibliography by Jocelyn Faris

Publisher: Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn

Written in English
Cover of: Ginger Rogers | Jocelyn Faris
Published: Pages: 299 Downloads: 577
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  • Subjects:

    • Rogers, Ginger, 1911-,
    • Rogers, Ginger, 1911- -- Bibliography.,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.
    • Edition Notes

      StatementJocelyn Faris.
      SeriesBio-bibliographies in the performing arts,, no. 49
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.R72 F37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 299 p. ;
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1430075M
      ISBN 100313291772
      LC Control Number93041435

() Stage: Appeared (as Herself) in "The Ginger Rogers Show" at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Revue. Also in cast: Rick Podell, Michael Cody, Jeff Parker, Ron Steinbeck, Jim Taylor and Christie Westmoreland. Onna White was director. () Print ad: Lux soap. Ginger Rogers (A Pyramid Illustrated History of the Movies). New York: Harcourt Brace, ISBN Ginger Rogers. Ginger: My Story. New York: HarperCollins, ISBN X: Sheridan Morley. Shall We Dance? The Life of Ginger Rogers. New York: St. Martins Press, ISBN Arlene Croce. The Fred Astaire and Ginger. James Stewart and Ginger Rogers were "an item" when Vivacious Lady was filmed, and their obvious real-life affection for one another pours over onto the screen. Stewart plays Peter Morgan, a young botany professor who while on a visit to New York impulsively marries free-spirited nightclub singer Francey (Rogers).Actors: Ginger Rogers, James Stewart, James Ellison. The book begins with a brief but complimentary biography entitled 'Ginger Rogers - The American Girl' which Dickens starts of by summing up Ginger's all-American appeal. The chapter tells Ginger's life story from birth and childhood in Missouri to her days as a teenager on the vaudeville circuit before going to Hollywood.5/5(2).

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Ginger Rogers | Biography & Facts |   Ginger Rogers was born to entertain and it turns out she can author a personal biography pretty well too.

Her story is perfect for those who like to be reminded of great actors and how important it is to live life by: 3. Ginger Rogers is one of the greatest screen legends. her autobiography was one of the best books i have ever read.

she tells each story of how she became the actress she was with such care and love. of course the best parts of the book are when Ginger talks about her movies with Fred Astaire (there's a reason the cover picture is her from the "Pick Yourself Up" /5. Ginger Rogers And The Riddle Of The Scarlet Cloak book.

Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a /5. Book has a plastic cover.

It has writing on edges other in very good condition. Book has a plastic cover. It has writing on edges other in very good condition. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers: The Story of Hollywood's Most Famous Dancers $ Free shipping.

Ginger: My Story by Rogers, Ginger (Paperback) $End date: Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. This book was so good and informative, that I read all pages within a few days.

In her book, she talks about her childhood, her devotion to her mother, Lela, her stage career, her romances, and her movie career. I reccomend this book to any Ginger Rogers or Astaire and Rogers fan.5/5(6).

Rogers didn’t come from a long, storied line like the Hepburns, but that made her bond with Lela Rogers all the stronger. Ginger believed that her mother was the only person who always had her.

This week a book on Jimmy Stewart will be published that closely examines the star's private life, including how he lost his virginity to Ginger Rogers book Rogers when he was in his twenties. Ginger Rogers.

When it comes to the dancing stars of Hollywood’s golden era, not many, if any, can quite compare to Fred Astaire. And yet, even he was a firm believer that his recurring co-star, Ginger Rogers, was a better dancer than him.

The partnership of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers was extraordinary and won't be seen again, and any fan wanting to know more should explore this book and Hannah Hyam's FABULOUS book, "Fred and Ginger."/5(24). Shop the latest titles by Ginger Rogers at Alibris including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide.

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is an enthralling, behind-the-scenes tour of Hollywood life during the Golden Age of movies by one of its most enduring : HarperCollins Publishers. Ginger: My Story by Ginger Rogers and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Ginger Rogers is an entertainment legend.

She has danced her way into the hearts of millions and has starred in both comedy and drama on both stage and screen. Now, for the first time, she tells her story.

"My mother told me I was dancing before I was born", Ginger Rogers writes. Born in Independence, Missouri, inshe debuted in vaudeville at age fourteen.3/5(3).

Ginger Rogers Autobiography – Ginger: My Story. From the Back Cover: She was born Virginia Katherine McMath, but the world would come to know her—and love her—as Ginger Rogers: Broadway star, Academy Award-winning actress, and the ultimate on-screen dancing partner of the inimitable Fred Astaire.

But the whole ' What would Ginger Rogers do?' theme felt gimmicky and forced. Also, the rather random Tosca/Carmen storyline felt like it had been parachuted in from another book. It didn't add anything to the rest of the story and it concluded very quickly/5. Ginger Rogers was born Virginia Katherine McMath in Independence, Missouri on J Her mother, known as Lelee, went to Independence to have Ginger away from her husband.

She had a baby earlier in their marriage and he allowed the doctor to use forceps and the baby died. A dancer in American theater and film as well as an actress, Ginger Rogers began her career in vaudeville, which led to engagements in Broadway shows.

She co-starred in George Gershwin's Girl Crazy (), and that role led to Hollywood contracts.3/5(3). The book has a beautiful inscription and signature of one of Hollywood's most loved actress and dancers. Ginger Rogers formed one of the most magical screen partnerships with Fred Astaire.

They made ten legendary films together: including classics Top Hat, Swing Time and Shall We. Despite her marriage to movie star Lew Ayres, Ginger Rogers regarded Fred as Mr Wonderful. "She would have married him if she could," said Ginger's niece, Mary Arthur, to whom Ginger confided many.

Ginger Rogers is the author of Ginger ( avg rating, ratings, 82 reviews, published ), Steps in Time ( avg rating, ratings, 65 reviews /5.

Entertaining analysis of the Astaire-Rogers films (but you'd be better off with a copy of John Mueller's book).

Croce, the dance reviewer for the New Yorker for many years, does a nice job. The best part are the freeze-frames of two dances in the upper margin of the book: you can fan through the book and make Fred & Ginger dance just for you!/5.

The Ginger Rogers filmography lists the film appearances of American actress Ginger Rogers, as well as her television, stage, and radio 's career spanned fifty-seven years, from to Initially signing with Paramount Pictures inshe quickly opted out of her contract and worked for several studios, most notably for Warner Brothers in musicals 42nd.

The woman who writes this book, however, has been a nondrinking, largely nonsmoking Christian Scientist all her adult life--not the opinionated, raspy personality the ""Ginger"" implies.

Rogers has been the victim of husbands given to partying, drink, and philandering rather than a woman chasing her own satisfactions. Buy Ginger: My Story Reprint by Rogers, Ginger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Ginger Rogers, American dancer and actress who was best known as the partner of Fred Astaire in a series of movie musicals, including The Gay Divorcee () and Top Hat (). She also won an Oscar for playing the title role in Kitty Foyle () and later starred in Roxie Hart ().

Ginger Rogers, (Image via Wikimedia Commons) Virginia (Ginger) McMath was born on J in Independence, Missouri to Lela Owens McMath and Eddins McMath.

After her parents divorced, she lived in Kansas City, Missouri with her grandparents. In her mother married John Logan Rogers and the family moved to Fort Worth, Texas.

The volume begins with a short biography of Ginger Rogers, along with a succinct chronology of the major events in her life and career. These portions of the book provide a context for the chapters that follow, which contain annotated entries Price: $. Ginger Rogers: A Biography in Pictures and Story by Lela E.

Rogers. 18 page paperback. 9" x 12" Date unknown. This book by Ginger's mother, Lela Rogers, gives a detailed account of Ginger's story from her birth including her first performance at age four, winning the Texas State Charleston contest, her vaudeville career, Broadway, film, her home near Beverly Hills.

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers's first movie together was Flying Down to Rio. Fred Astaire ( – J ) and Ginger Rogers (J – Ap ) were iconic dance partners in a total of 10 films, nine of them with RKO Radio Pictures from toand one, The Barkleys of Broadway, with MGM intheir.

The Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Book by Arlene Croce I was going to write about Follow the Fleet () in detail but after reading the chapter on it in Croce's book I decided to keep my remarks brief and recommend the book to anyone interested in the Astaire/Rogers films, i.e., anyone interested in : STEPHEN SOULE.