The Children’s Hour (1961)

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Romance, Audrey Hepburn
Year: 1961
Year in film: 1960s ?
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: girls ~11 ?
Kind of beds: dorm, separate beds
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: Looks like a rather small attic room/dorm with I think at least ~3 or 4 beds. Probably set in the girls’ boarding school. Starring Veronica Cartwright (“The Birds”) and Karen Balkin as girls.

I found this some time ago and don’t remember much.

Quite interesting room. But I prefer color movies and brothers.

Rating ~3-4 only.

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Night ‘n’ Gales (Our Gang)

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Our Gang / Little Rascals short film
Year: 1937
Year in film: 1930
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: boys ~4-9, man
Kind of beds: same bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: Porky, Alfalfa, Spanky and Buckwheat and a man sharing one bed. Pic from the colorized version.

Quite funny and interesting, but there are better movies. 11 minutes only.

Rating 3-4. I recently added episodes on my other blogs, especially my overalls blog.

Main overview entry including dorm, rating up to 6

/2016/10/21/update-our-gang/

A Swarm in May

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Drama
Year: 1983
Year in film: 1980s
Country: UK
Who in bedroom: boys ~ 9-10 ?
Kind of beds: bunk beds
Available on DVD: VHS only ?
I own: no
Rating: 6/10
Rating: ******
Comment: First I think a boy in a room with s single bed, then a small dorm with 5 or 6 or even more wooden bunk beds at a boarding school. At least 3 bunk beds on this right side and at least 2 on the opposite side. Plot is a bout choir boys.

Not sure about the time setting. Could be the 1950s but the furnitures in pic 2 look like the 70s. 1955 novel by William Mayne.

Also on my shiny shorts blog, rating 4.

For the bedrooms, rating 6-7.

Indiáni z Vetrova

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Family film
Year:
1979
Year in film:
1970s
Country:
CZ
Who in bedroom: boys ~7-17 ?
Kind of beds:
separate beds, dorm
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
4/10 ? 
Rating:
****
Comment:
Some, mainly older (teen) boys, maybe orphans in this small dorm. I think at least 4 beds.

I found this some time ago and don’t remember much of it.

Quite interesting, but I prefer US movies and brothers.

So rating 4 for now only.

Correct title: Indiáni z větrova, 1979 novel by Marketa Zinnerova.

Gisberta (2009)

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Short film, 23 min
Year:
2009
Year in film:
2000s ?
Country:
Germany
Who in bedroom: boys ~14-15 ?
Kind of beds:
bunk beds
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
5/10  ?
Rating:
*****
Comment:
2 or maybe more steel bunk beds in an orphanage or similar.

There’s also an interesting shower scene but nothig much to be seen there.

Awarded movie by Lisa Violetta Gaß.

For the bunk beds rating ~5. Not that bad, but there are better movies.

S tebou mě baví svět

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Comedy / family film
Year:
1983
Year in film:
1980s
Country:
CZ
Who in bedroom: 3 boys, 2 girls ~6-9 ?
Kind of beds:
same bed
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
3/10 
Rating:
***
Comment:
3 boys and 2 girls sharing one larger bed (or 2 put together), but with separate sheets or sleeping bags.

I think there are are also other bedrooms/beds shown (of the grown ups).

Rather few good (bedroom) scenes.

So rating 2-3 only.

Also bib overalls including snow overalls (other blog rating 3) and other scenes of interest. Soon on my pigtails blog.

Highway to Heaven – s4e13

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4 orphaned brothers, 3 younger ones ~8-11 including Christian Guzek and older Michael Faustino.

No bedrooms but they sleep together in the rear of a van (pic 1). Pic 2 maybe elsewhere.

Also great jeans and fighting scenes of Christian Guzek, rating 9.

For the “bedroom” rating 3-4.

As usual, quite touching at the end (courtroom). Main overview entry

/2014/11/09/highway-to-heaven/

Highway to Heaven – s4e2

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Danny Pintauro at an orphange in s4e1 and yesterday’s s4e2 (1987). Also later in a room for his own.

Typical adoption/runaway/dog plot but very handsome actor.

Not bad. Small dorm. At least 4 beds in this room.  I think 3 or 4 close each other, not sure if one or 2 rows. There’s at least one at the other side. 8 kids are shown, so maybe 2 rows of 4. But there are obviously more rooms.

Main entry rating up to 6

/2014/11/09/highway-to-heaven/

Les orphelins de Duplessis

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Drama mini series
Year:
1999 (97)
Year in film:
1950s
Country:
Canada
Who in bedroom: boys ~811 ?
Kind of beds:
dorm
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
4/10
Rating:
****
Comment:
Several young boys in a large typcal 1950s dorm with white metal beds. 3 or 4 rows, so around 30 beds. Catholic orphanage. Also toddlers at the beginning in higher beds and later at a hospital.

Quite interesting movie, but I think few good scenes and most boys are quite young. But there are also older, handsome boys.

So rating 3-4 only.

Aired in 1997 (IMDb wide release 1999). 2 parts (IMDb says 4 parts).

 

The Children of Times Square

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TV crime drama
Year:
1986
Year in film:
1980s
Country:
USA
Who in bedroom: boys ~14+16, others
Kind of beds:
separate +same bed
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
4/10
Rating:
****
Comment:
At least 2 different rooms. Pic 1 with one or 2 larger beds with 2 sharing a bed. Not sure if it’s a woman on the left. In pic 2, I think 2 boys also sharing one bed. Probably not brothers. Also boys sleeping on the ground next to each other, I think outside.

Quite interesting bedrooms. But I don’t like drugs scenes of NYC. There are better movies.

Rating 3-4.