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Bibliography:

Books:

Biographical:

  • Ginger: my story by Ginger Rogers (New York, NY : HarperCollins Publishers, c1991).
  • Shall we dance: the life of Ginger Rogers by Sheridan Morley (New York : St. Martin's Press, 1995).
  • Ginger Rogers: A Bio-Bibliography by Jocelyn Faris (Greenwood Publishing Group, 1994).
  • Ginger Rogers by Patrick McGilligan (New York: Pyramid Books, 1975).
  • Ginger: salute to a star by Dick Richards (Brighton, UK: Clifton Books, 1969).

Other:

  • The films of Ginger Rogers by Homer Dickens (Secaucus, N.J. : Citadel Press, 1975).
  • The Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers book by Arlene Croce (New York: Outerbridge & Lazard, 1972).
  • Ginger Rogers and the riddle of the scarlet cloak; an original story featuring Ginger Rogers, famous motion-picture star, as the heroine, by Lela E. Rogers, illustrated by Henry E. Vallely (Racine, Wis.: Whitman publishing company, c1942).

Referenced in:

  • Castles in the Air by Irene Castle as told to Bob and Wanda Duncan; with foreword by Ginger Rogers, 2nd Ed. (New York: Da Capo Press, 1980).
  • The Great Movie Stars 1: The Golden Years by David Shipman (Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1995).
  • Hollywood Songsters by James Robert Parish and Michael R. Pitts (New York: Garland Publishing, 1991).
  • Fast-talking dames by Maria DiBattista (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001).
  • The RKO Gals by James Robert Parish (New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1974).

For more information about locating any of the above books, visit this page: Classic Movie Merchandise: Books.

Articles:

Biographical:

  • "Rogers, Ginger."  Current Biography (1941): 730+.
  • "Rogers, Ginger."  Current Biography (1967): 345+.

Features:

  • Kendall, Elizabeth.  "An Actress First and Then a Dancer."  New York Times (7 May 1995): II, 17.
  • Allen, Henry.  "Ginger, After the Ball; A Glide Through Memories Of Fred Astaire's Partner."  The Washington Post (24 October 1991): C1.
  • Spiegel, E.  "Fred and Ginger Meet Van Nest Polglase."  Velvet Light Trap n.10 (Fall 1973): 17.
  • Shipley, G.  "Some notes on some of film's dancers."  Filmograph 3.1 (1972): 15.
  • Hay, R. Couri.  "Doctor Ginger Rogers."  Interview n.26 (Oct. 1972): 21+.
  • "Photoplay Forum."  Photoplay 82.2 (Aug. 1972): 10.
  • Suardi, V.  "How the voice of Ginger Rogers helped turn back Mussolini's black shirts in Spain."  Liberty  1.4 (Spring 1972): 46.
  • Taylor, A. "A job in fashion."  New York Times Biography Edition (25 Apr. 1972).
  • "Astaire and Rogers: filmography."  Screen Greats 1.7 (entire issue, 1972).
  • "The Love Teams."  Screen Greats 1.2 (Summer 1971): 10.
  • Uselton, R. A.  "The Wampus baby stars."  Films in Review 21.2 (Feb. 1970): 73.
  • "Ginger Rogers Tribute."  Film Fan Monthly n.69 (Mar. 1967): 7.
  • "Letters."  Films in Review 17.4 (Apr. 1966): 255.
  • Shane, D.  "Inside story of Ginger's fourth marriage."  Silver Screen 23.8 (June 1953): 32.
  • Keating, J.  "Snap for Ginger."  Cue 20.38 (22 Sept. 1951): 10.
  • "Ginger asks the press to a party."  Cue 18.19 (7 May 1949): 17.
  • Bowers, L.  "Too tempting for Ginger."  Silver Screen 19.6 (Apr. 1949): 36.
  • "Astaire and Rogers reunited in new film."  Cue 18.9 (26 Feb. 1949): 12.
  • Dudley, F.  "Recipe for happiness."  Silver Screen 17.12 (Oct. 1947): 22.
  • Bangs, B.  "The 'do-it-now' girl."  Silver Screen 15.7 (May 1945): 38.
  • Woolf, S. J.  "Highest Paid Movie Actress."  New York Times Magazine (5 Dec. 1943): 18+.  
  • Trotter, M.  "Her horoscope."  Photoplay n.22 (Feb. 1943): 30.
  • French, W. F.  "Interview: Why I've Changed"  Photoplay combined with Movie Mirror n.21 (Nov. 1942): 54+.
  • "Ginger Rogers: She Adds New Chapter to her Success Story."  Life (2 Mar. 1942): cover, 60+.
  • Manners, M. J.  "The real lowdown on Ginger and George Montgomery."  Silver Screen 12.3 (Jan. 1942): 22.
  • "Business Girl Makes Good!"  Independent Woman (20 Apr. 1941): cover, 97.
  • Trotter, M.  "Astrological forecast."  Photoplay 18 (Feb. 1941): 73.
  • "Biographical note and filmography."  Movies and People n.2 (1940): 33.
  • "Sketch."  Photoplay n.54 (Jul. 1940): 32.
  • Hall, G.  "You never can tell about Ginger."  Silver Screen 10.7 (May 1940): 24.
  • Mulvey, K. "Sketch."  Women's Home Companion n.67 (Feb. 1940): 7.
  • "Steps in her career."  Photoplay n.53 (Jun. 1939): 38.
  • Wilson, E.  "She's sparkling like champagne."  Silver Screen 9.6 (Jun. 1939): 22.
  • "Dancing Girl."  Time (10 Apr. 1939): cover, 49+.
  • Barron, E.  "Rogers and Rogers, Inc."  Screen Book 21.8 (Mar. 1939): 36.
  • "Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers."  Visages n.31 (Jan. 1939): entire issue.
  • Frazer, P.  "Ginger writes her mother."  Screen Book 21.3 (Oct. 1938): 26.
  • Sullivan, E.  "Agility, joy and Ginger."  Silver Screen 8.7 (May 1938): 32.
  • "The Story of Ginger Rogers."  Life n.4 (9 May 1938): 44.
  • Lane, V.  "Having Wonderful Time."  Screen Book 20.1 (Feb. 1938): 44.
  • Henderson, J.  "What it costs to be a star."  Screen Book 19.3 (Oct. 1937): 68.
  • "The Home of Ginger Rogers."  Photoplay n.51 (Oct. 1937): 38.
  • Camp, D.  "The Story of Ginger Rogers."  Motion Picture n.54 (Aug. 1937): 22.
  • Wilson, E.  "Projections."  Silver Screen 7.8 (Jun. 1937): 32.
  • Reid, J.  "Her popularity."  Motion Picture n.53 (Feb. 1937): 30.
  • "Her shoes."  Photoplay n.50 (Nov. 1936): 56.
  • Alden, A.  "Her beautiful hair."  Movie Classic n.10 (Sept. 1936): 16.  
  • Calhoun, D.  "Her plans for the future."  Motion Picture n.51 (May 1936): 30.
  • Hartley, K.  "What has love done for her."  Movie Classic n.10 (Apr. 1936): 32.
  • Rogers, Ginger.  "How I Came to be a Dancer."  St. Nicholas Magazine (March 1936): 10+. 
  • Standish, M.  "Why she is attractive and popular."  Movie Classic n.9 (Feb. 1936): 52.
  • "Advice to girls."  Motion Picture n.50 (Jan. 1936): 24.
  • Graham, R.  "The Story of Ginger Rogers."  Movie Classic n.9 (Jan. 1936): 28.
  • Tully, J.  "The Real Ginger."  Motion Picture n.50 (Oct. 1935): 28.
  • Sheldon, D.  "Sketch."  Movie Classic n.9 (Sept. 1935): 38.
  • Easton, F.  "How she made good."  Motion Picture n.50 (Aug. 1935): 37.
  • Wilson, E.  "Seven reasons why she is tops."  Silver Screen 5.9 (Jul. 1935): 18.
  • Osborne, K.  "Her beauty receives new emphasis in Roberta."  Motion Picture n.47 (May 1935): 43.
  • Keats, P.  "She's Ginger."  Silver Screen 5.4 (Feb. 1935): 14.
  • D'Arcy, R. J.  "Interview."  Motion Picture n.49 (Feb. 1935): 48.
  • Palmborg, R. P.  "Her marriage."  Movie Classic n.7 (Jan. 1935): 32.
  • French, W. F.  "Sketch."  Movie Classic n.7 (Sep. 1934): 23.
  • Price, B.  "Ginger."  Silver Screen 3.12 (Oct. 1933): 23.
  • Service, F.  "Interview."  Motion Picture n.46 (Sep. 1933): 58.
  • "Dust off four pedestals in the hall of fame."  Silver Screen 2.3 (Jan.  1932): 36.
  • Cruikshank, H.  "Sketch."  Motion Picture n.40 (Dec. 1930): 74. 

Citations:

  • Films in Review 17.3 (Mar. 1966): 129.
  • Washington Post Magazine (9 Apr. 1961): 6+.
  • Life n.10 (10 Mar. 1941): 28.
  • New York Post (1 Mar. 1941): 5.
  • New York Times (28 Feb. 1941): 17.
  • New York Sun (24 Jan. 1941): 21.
  • Time n.37 (13 Jan. 1941): 73.
  • Photoplay n.54 (Jun. 1940): 18+.
  • Look n.4 (9 Apr. 1940): 34-5.
  • New York Post (29 Mar. 1940): 9.
  • New York Sun (13 Mar. 1940): 1.
  • New York World-Telegram (9 Mar. 1940): 5.
  • Screenland (Apr. 1939): cover.
  • New York Times (16 Feb. 1936): IX 4.
  • New York Sun (16 Feb. 1936).

Obituaries:

  • Seitz, Matt Zoller.  "Final Step: Ginger Rogers, 1911-1995."  Dallas Observer (11 May 1995).

Other:

  • Rogers, Ginger.  "A Conversation with Ginger Rogers." By Stephani Shelton.  Encyclopedia Americana/ CBS News Audio Resource Library.  Audio Interview.  (Vital History Cassettes, Apr. 1976) 3 Mar. 1976.
  • "A&E Biography: Ginger Rogers."  (A&E Television Networks).

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