Update: Stapelbed (Villa Achterwerk)


I finally found my tape and added this pic to it’s entry.

There were even much more kids in this bunk bed: 13. Many headshots. Kids are quite young ~8-10 yo.

Kids (boys and girls in pajamas and other nightwear) entering this rare bed, one at a time. Then they talk about one subject and their feelings. At the end there’s a pillow fight, also to the lower bunk, and a male voice says, that they should stop or he comes upstairs. Should be the dad?

VPRO production. Just in 1989.

Main entry, rating 5



Onde Bate o Sol


Drama by Joaquim Pinto
Year in film:
Who in bedroom:
Zé ~16, Nuno ~19 ?
Kind of beds:
separate beds
Available on DVD:
I own:
I think this is Francisco Nascimento (rear bed) and maybe Antonio Pedro Figueiredo in this room. Not sure if they usually share this room. Setting probably in the 1980s, but the white metal bed looks much older (more like the 1920s or even earlier).

The scene might look very interesting, but there’s just a very brief scene, the younger boy first sitting on his bed.

Quite interesting movie, but there are even better movies from Joaquim Pinto. Only one younger teen boy here. English title: Where the Sun Beats.

I’m still searching for my unknown Italian assumed coming-of-age film, unknown #9 on my sailor suit blog. I also have checked “Uma Pedra no Bolso” once more completely as it looks very similar. Can someony exclude “A Idade Maior”(1991) ?

Rating 6 for this one.

Benny, een groentje, een blauwtje en vier geeltjes


Short film 37 min, Coming-of-age
Year: 1985
Year in film: 1980
Country: The Netherlands
Who in bedroom: Benny ~11, boy ~11
Kind of beds: separate beds
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no
Rating: 10/10
Rating: **********
Comment: Benny (Martin Versluys) alone is this room, also at night, but also shirtless together with a light blonde boy in pic 2. Probably this is his brother (in real life) Wil Versluys. Perfect, but brief scenes and great plot.

Also on my bib overalls blog (girl, rating 6 and Benny in coveralls).

Rating 10, at least TOP rank #3.

Touch the Sun: Peter & Pompey


Australian family TV film series, 6 episodes
Year: 1988
Year in film: 1980s
Country: AUS
Who in bedroom: Peter ~ 11 ?
Kind of beds: single bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: Clayton Williamson shirtless in this bedroom. I think no siblings?

I recently found the title of this previously unknown movie on my shiny shorts blog (rating 5). Also on my bib overalls blog (teen girl, rating 4).

Handsome actor. Interesting series and plot.

Looks like a typical bedroom.

Rating 5-6 for now.



Unknown 8: French or Italian movie, bedwetting Chinese orphan ? 1980s ?


Unknown family film
Year: 1980s ??
Year in film: 1980s ?
Country: French ?
Who in bedroom: boys ~8-11 ?
Kind of beds: separate beds, dorm
Available on DVD: yes ?
I own: yes, partly TV recording
Rating: 5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: I found these screenshots on my old PC. Aired probably in the early 90s, (movie could be older, maybe late 80s ?). There’s a dorm in an orphanage and a younger, maybe Chinese bedwetting boy. 2 other kids laying his hand in a bowl of water while he sleeps. I think, the boy later tried to escape while the others sleep. And I think is caught by a man. Could also be Spanish or similar.

Does anybody remembers the title?

Neue Vahr Süd


Comedy film. Frederick Lau
Year: 2010
Year in film: 1980
Country: Germany
Who in bedroom: Frank 20, others
Kind of beds: bunk beds, 3 story
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 3/10
Rating: ***
Comment: Some young soldiers (conscripts) including 20 yo Frederick Lau in this dorm with 3 story bunk beds.

I like the 80s and Frederick Lau but I don’t like this movie. 3 story bunk beds are quite unusual but maybe nothing special in barracks.

I’ve added the tag 3 story and previousy had “Too Young the Hero” starring Rick Schroder (rating 6, at the Navy).


Spuk von draußen


Family series, 7 ep
Year: 1987-1988
Year in film: 1980s
Country: East Germany
Who in bedroom: girls ~8 bunk bed, same +boy
Kind of beds: bunk bed, one
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 3/10
Rating: ***
Comment: 2 sisters usually in a wooden bunk bed. But also later together with a boy (brother) in his bed (I think located in the same room).

Looks like the bunk bed in the 1982 series Spuk im Hochhaus (2 brothers, rating 4). Usually, I like bunk beds, but I don’t like the young girls and prefer US movies.

Also on my bib overalls blog (girls, rating 4).

I don’t know the complete series, yet.

Rating 3-4 for now only. Still quite interesting. I have few entries about sisters and brother+sisters.

Update 2: Woof! (1989)


Family series, boy turns into dog. 9 seasons
Year: 1989-1997
Year in film: 1990s
Country: UK
Who in bedroom: Eric ~11, friend ?
Kind of beds: separate beds
Available on DVD: no
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 7/10 ?
Rating: *******
Comment: I already have 2 pics, but from season 1 (1989). The new pics are from s8e8 featuring different actors. The main character is darkhaired Adam Roper as Rex (pictured on left) instead of Edward Fidoe as Eric and his older, blonde friend Monty Allan as Michael Tully (maybe the boy with the black suit and helmet ?). The other blonde, boy pictured is obviously someone else. There are now at least 2 beds, one looks like a guest bed. But the table looks similar. Maybe more locations shown?

Great series. Handsome actors. Unfortunatley still not on DVD.

Still rating 7.




Sitcom, 222 ep in 9 seasons
Year: 1988-1997
Year in film: 1980s, 90s
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: boy D.J. ~7
Kind of beds: single bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: Michael Fishman in this bedroom in s2e6. He has 2 older sister, who probably have rooms for their own. (Sorry, I haven’t found them).

Good series. Also the boy and the girls in bibs overalls (other blog, rating 6).

I have to recheck this series, especially the later seasons.

For now, rating 4 only. I think few bedroom scenes like in most sitcoms.

Metal Mickey


Family series. 39 ep
Year: 1980-1983
Year in film: 1980s
Country: UK
Who in bedroom: Ken, Janey, Haley, Steve ?
Kind of beds: bunk beds
Available on DVD: s1+2
I own: no
Rating: 4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: There are at least 2 simple, wooden bunk beds in this large bedroom, but (according to Wikipedia) the family consists of just 3 older teen kids, I think Ken (Ashley Knight ~20 yo, oldest kid), Janey (black teen girl Lola Young) and Haley (Lucinda Bateson). Maybe one bed is empty? Or the 4th bed is owned by Steve (20 yo Gary Shail ?)

Haley also in tight, light blue bib overalls, other blog rating 5.

Unusual large and quite interesting bedroom. Older teen kids and bother and sister sharing one room. Could be worse.

For bedroom, rating 4-5. Partly available on DVD.