Le petit bougnat

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Drama, family film
Year: 1970
Year in film: ~1969 ?
Country: France, Italy
Who in bedroom: boys ~10-12 ?
Kind of beds: dorm, separate beds
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: Some boys in a dorm with separation walls. The black boy (Claude Amazan as main character) sleeping on the floor (also later in a wooden bed). I don’t remember if it’s at a different location. Pic 1 looks like an (unusual) dorm, maybe a modern orphanage. But the plot is about a summer camp. Probably no bunk beds.

Sorry, I’ve checked this some time ago. I don’t like the late 60s and early 70s. Typical movie. Also on my pigtails blog.

Rating 3-4 for the bedrooms.

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Vägen till Gyllenblå!

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Sci-Fi TV series, 5 ep
Year: 1985-1986
Year in film: Future
Country: Sweden
Who in bedroom: boys, girls ~10-12 ?
Kind of beds: separate beds / dorm
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no
Rating: 7/10 ?
Rating: *******
Comment: Some boys and I think girls in one dorm with rows of beds close to each other with little curtains over the heads. Located on a different planet.

Very interesting Sci-Fi series. Also including skinny dipping scenes. Handsome blonde boy.

I don’t know the complete series. Interesting dorm, strange beds, clothes and plot.

Rating ~7-8 for now. I think not on DVD. Script by Norwegian Roar Skolmen. Aka “Veien til Gyldenblå” which is also the title of his 1985 novel which would be interesting as well. But I think quite rare as well and maybe not translated. He also did some other interesting movies. One soon on my shiny shorts blog.

NBC Special Treat – s2e1

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Family series, 40 ep, (s2e1, 1976)
Year:
1975-1986
Year in film:
1970s
Country:
USA
Who in bedroom: boys ~7-17 ? (~14)
Kind of beds:
separate beds, dorm
Available on DVD:
no ?
I own:
no
Rating:
7/10
Rating:
*******
Comment:
Around 3 beds (or are there 2 rows ?) in this small dorm. Starring Scott Baio. Pic from ep “Luke Was There” aired in 1977 (s2e1). 47 minutes (but YouTube clip is just 32 minutes). I think the room is a larger hall (no wallpapers), with wall separators and a corridor on the left. So in fact there are more beds.

As announced on my bib overalls blog, I found several rare TV movie from LCA (The Learning Company) and similar.

1973 novel by Eleanor Clymer. Set in NY.

Rating 7. I have to search for more episodes. I don’t like much the 70s but interesting room, setting, plot and actors.

Auf Augenhöhe

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Family film
Year:
2016
Year in film:
2010s
Country:
Germany
Who in bedroom: Michi ~11, Justin
Kind of beds:
separate beds, single
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
yes, TV recording
Rating:
5/10
Rating:
*****
Comment:
10 or 11 yo Michi (pic 1, played by Luis Vorbach) and Justin (Marco Licht on left) sharing a room at a children’s home. I think no other rooms shown there, but probably all are rooms with 2 beds only. Near the end pic 1 at his dad’s home? Still running.

Also on my shiny shorts blog, rating 3.

Schloss Einstein – ep. 898

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One more pic of this one from ep 898, 2nd episode of season 21, showing this room from a different view. Probably the same large (studio) room like in season 20. Also close up bird’s eye view at night (headshots).

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Season 22 will be aired on March 2019.

Dominik and Jannis shown but I think this room has 3 beds (with Henri). There are also rooms with 2 beds and also girls’ rooms. I think no bunk beds anymore. I prefer the earlier seasons set in Seelitz.

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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.

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.

Little Men (1998)

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Drama starring Kathleen Fee
Year:
1998
Year in film:
1871
Country:
Canada
Who in bedroom:
boys ~10-12 ?
Kind of beds:
separate beds
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
6/10 ??
Rating:
******
Comment:
Some orphaned boys, at least 5 boys including 12 or 13 yo Nat played by Michael Caloz (“Escape From Wildcat Canyon” 1998) in night shirts in this dorm. Set in 1871. Nice pillow fight.

I don’t know the complete movie, yet. But looks verys interesting. Also nice schoolhouse scenes (but probably not showing overalls) and Christmas plot.

Rating maybe 6-7 for now.

Not to be confused with the (related) Canadian TV series of the same year starring Corey Sevier, which also needs to be checked. I also have the 1940 b&w movie, which was the 2nd remake on my sailor suit blog (boy rating 3). Novel by Louisa May Alcott, sequel of Little Women.

Some more pics and name infos on this period blog

http://old-fashionedcharm.blogspot.com/2013/02/little-men-1998.html

The Tomorrow People (1973)

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Sci-Fi series, 68 ep
Year:
1973-1979
Year in film:
1970s, Future
Country:
UK
Who in bedroom:
boys ~11-16 ?
Kind of beds:
dorm, separate beds. Single
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
6/10 ?
Rating:
******
Comment:
Some single beds but also this dorm (Scottish boarding school) with at least 8, 10 or more beds in 2 rows. Metal beds, but one in the lower row is larger and wooden. Pic 1 from s2e10 (also shown up to s2e13). Starring Simon Gipps-Kent, Peter Vaughan-Clarke and others. Pic 2 from beginning of season 1. Some more beds (future setting, space station and regular setting) like a blue room of a man (same ep like pic 2).

Very interesting series, although I don’t like the early 70s. Also nice kilts, shorts and silver coveralls. And shirtless scenes.

After finding a trailer of Thursday’s Child (soon on my sailor suit blog) starring Simon Gipps-Kent, I found this one.

I don’t know the complete series, yet.

Rating 6 for now.

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

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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?