Road to Avonlea

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TV series, 91 episodes in 7 seasons + film
Year: 1990-1996
Year in film: 1900s
Country: Canada
Who in bedroom: Felix 8 + Andrew 12; 2 girls
Kind of beds: same beds, 2 in 1
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 6/10 ?
Rating: ******
Comment: 2 boys (Zacharay Bennett as Felix, pic 1 and I think older Joel Blake or less likeley Miklos Perlus) sharing one bed on the right and 2 young girls in the same room sharing the left bed. One is probably Cecily, not sure if the other girl is Felicity or Sara, as I think there’s a 3rd girl later, probably Sara climbing through the window from outside.

Pics from s1e13. On pic 2 one girl is alone in one bed. The setting later changed to Montreal (pic 2 ?). Are these the same wallpapers or do they swith to Avonlea? Sorry, I missed some parts and only checked it briefly.

The 2 boys are hard to notice in the dark, (Felix on the right side behind the older boy, briefly shown). I think all are siblings except main character Sara, who I think is a cousin, visiting her aunt. Not sure where she slept. Maybe in the same room and even 3 in 1 bed?

I don’t know all episode, so needs to be rechecked more carefully, especially the later seasons. Also recently updated on my bib overalls and sailor suit blogs.

For the bedrooms at least rating 6-7. Great series. Currently on Bibel TV.

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Zevenbergen

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Family series, 2+ seasons
Year: 2015
Year in film: 2010s
Country: The Netherlands, Germany
Who in bedroom: Tom, Marnix, girl, 11
Kind of beds: same bed, separate beds
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: yes, partly TV recording
Rating: 4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: 2 brothers (identical twins), played by Niek and Freek Verstraaten, almost 12 yo with red curly hair first sharing one bed. Also later with one black girl (Lotje ?) in the middle. Later, they had to separate and sleep in different beds (same room with one separation wall). But the boy in the left bed then visited the other boy. Pics from todays s2e2 (“Unzertrennlich”, “Op avontuur”?).  There’s also a little sister who got their room.

IMdb says it’s a 2015 short film. But it’s a series. Wunschliste says series 2017-. But 2015 for this is obviously correct according arte. No entry on either Dutch nor German Wikipedia. VPRO production. “zappbios”.

I don’t like the boys, but nice plot and room. They ran away.

Coming soon: Road to Avonlea. 2 brothers and 2 sisters each sharing a bed (s1e13, same room), 1900s setting. Also recently updated on my overalls blog.

Raggedy Man

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Farm film during WWII starring Sissy Spacek
Year: 1981
Year in film: 1944
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: Harry 9, Henry ~6
Kind of beds: same bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: Henry Thomas (1 year before film E.T., see also that entry) and younger film brother, played by Carey Hollis Jr.  sharing one bed. Looks like a wide, white metal bed with high side pieces. 1944 US farm setting. There’s also a young visitor (Eric Roberts as sailor Teddy). Not sure, where he slept. Maybe in the same room as well. But he’s not a relative. And I think not sharing the same bed.

Also recently updated on my bib overalls blog (rating 6) and my sailor suit blog, rating 5.

Sorry, I haven’t made better pics of the room. But obviously a typical, nice farm room.

Rating ~5-6. Movie even better.

 

Farm Hands (1943) Our Gang

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Our Gang / Little Rascals short film
Year: 1943
Year in film: 1940
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: boys ~9
Kind of beds: same bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: Again 4 boys sharing one bed. But this time 2 in each direction (pic 2 heads at the foot side, obviously Buckwheat and maybe Froggy.) Other 2 are Robert Blake and maybe Happy (Mickey Laughlin). Maybe it’s the same bed than in other movies.

As announced on my bib overalls blog, I found many MGM Our Gang movies on facebook.

This movie also soon on my other blog, rating ~5.

Not bad, but boys are quite young, rather few scenes, so rating ~4-5.

Main overview here b&w/colorized, rating up to 6

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

Dennis the Menace (1959)

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Comedy family series. Jay North
Year:
1959-63
Year in film:
1950s, 60s
Country:
USA
Who in bedroom: Dennis 8-11
Kind of beds:
single
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
5/10
Rating:
*****
Comment:
Dennis, obviously alone in this bedroom. Pic from s1e1. Also in pajamas on my Western blog and of course in bib overalls on my overalls blog (currently rating 3-(4)).

I don’t remember all episodes. Maybe there are also other rooms shown (of his friends) and probably parents and Mr. Wilson.

Rating ~5-6 for now. Great series. I have to check more episodes later.

Update: Also Dennis and another boy sharing one bed (or sheets) in s1e13.

/2019/01/11/update-dennis-the-menace-1959/

1992 (2010)

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Short film, Luis Basurto
Year:
2010
Year in film:
1992
Country:
Peru
Who in bedroom: boys ~8, 14 ?
Kind of beds:
2 in 1
Available on DVD:
no ?
I own:
no
Rating:
4/10
Rating:
****
Comment:
2 brothers sharing one narrow, wooden bed. I’m not sure if the other, tied persons are in the same room.

Only this very brief scene. What else to say? One boy is quite young and not handsome. There are better movies. But ti’s quite rare for brothers sharing a bed in 1992.

So rating ~3-4 only.

13 minutes, no entry on IMDb.

 

The Great Brain

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Comedy film starring Jimmy Osmond, PD
Year:
1978
Year in film:
1890s
Country:
USA
Who in bedroom: Tom ~14, John ~10 ?
Kind of beds:
2 in 1 + separate beds
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
6/10 ?
Rating:
******
Comment:
2 boys sharing one bed, probably Tom on left (James A. Osmond) and younger film brother James Jarnigan as John D. Fitzgerald, who also wrote the novels.

Nice 1890s, Western-like setting and clothes, night shirt and barefooted. In pic 2 there are at least 2 beds. On the left. horizontally aligned as well are sitting 2 older boys, one probably Tom, the other maybe a friend?

Also on my bib overalls blog, soon to be updated (rating 7).

For the bedrooms rating at least 6-7.

Needs to be rechecked more carefully.

Aber Vati!

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GDR family film /series 3+1episode
Year: 1974, (1979)
Year in film: 1970s
Country: East Germany
Who in bedroom: Kalle, Kulle ~11
Kind of beds: separate beds
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: 2 boys (twins Kalle und Kulle, played by Ralf and Rolf Lemcke) sharing this room and a bird. Wooden beds, horizontally aligned next each other. Pillows on the opposite sites. Also both shown in one bed but rarely. Pic from ep 2.

Also on my Lederhosen blog (rating 9) and my bib overalls blog (rating 2).

Episodes 3+4 will be aired next Monday. Episode 4 is set 5 years later. I only have checked ep 3-4 briefly.

I don’t like the 70s and the boys are quite young (in ep 1-3) and not that handsome. But quite interesting bedroom and good family series.

Rating even 5-6.

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/