Mystery in Dracula’s Castle

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Disney-Land s19e11+12. Johnny Whitaker
Year: 1973
Year in film: 1970s ?
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: Leonard ~11, Alfie ~13
Kind of beds: separate beds
Available on DVD: no
I own: no
Rating: 5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: 13 yo Johnny Whitaker (“Tom Sawyer”, right bed) and 11 yo Scott C. Kolden (“Me as Chimp”) as brother Leonard sharing this bedrom. There’s also an older friend (Jean-Michel Michenaud) and a teen girl as baby sitter. Whitaker looks younger than 13.

Quite interesting, especially Scott, but I don’t like the 70s colors nor Johnny with his curly hair.

Probably a nice and funny detective movie and rather untypical Disney movie, but I only have checked it briefly.

Rating ~5 for now.

Josh and S.A.M.

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Drama starring Noah Fleiss
Year: 1993
Year in film: 1990s
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: Josh ~13, Sam ~8
Kind of beds: separate ?
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: Brothers Josh and Sam, played by Canadian Jacob Tierney and Noah Fleiss, I think sharing this room (or maybe have separate rooms ?). Sorry, I don’t remember this movie and have to recheck it.

Looks like a typical, modern 90s bedroom. I think few scenes as this is a road movie.

Rating 4-5 for this bedroom for now only. Movie rating maybe even higher.

The Dirt Bike Kid

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Family film. Peter Billingsley
Year: 1983
Year in film: 1980s
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: Jack ~13
Kind of beds: single
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: Peter Billingsley, around 13 or 14 yo (but younger looking)  in this typical 80s bedroom. I think no siblings. Scene at 53 minutes.

After finding it for my Shiny shorts blog (rating 5, f/m) and rechecking “A Christmas Story (1983)”, now also an entry here.

Very interesting 80s movie. Although I don’t like Peter Billingsley.

For bedroom scenes, rating 5-6 only.

Simon sagt ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ zu seiner Vorhaut

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Comedy film
Year: 2015
Year in film: 2010s
Country: Germany
Who in bedroom: Simon ~11
Kind of beds: single
Available on DVD: yes
I own: yes
Rating: 5/10 *
Rating: *****
Comment: I think this is the messy room of main character 12 yo Simon, played by 11 or 12 yo Maximilian Ehrenreich. I think no siblings. The other two boys are his friends. Very funny movie. In this scene they practising cutting bananas.

Small but quite modern room, although wooden bed and furniture.

I even bought this movie on DVD. It has been aired on TV soon after the DVD release. Interesting plot and handsome actors, especially Ben and maybe Clemens. I like freckles.

Movie rating ~7. Bedroom rating ~5.

 

The Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog

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TV drama
Year: 1980
Year in film: ~1980 ?
Country: Canada
Who in bedroom: Andy ~ 12 yo
Kind of beds: single
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: Andrew Ian McMillan in this bedroom. I think no siblings.

Also on my bib overalls blog, rating 8.

I think, I have seen this movie on TV but can’t remember. I don’t like snow movies. Aka just “Kavik the Wolf Dog”. Novel by Walt Morey (maybe also worth reading).

Rating 4-5 for now. Typical room. Nothing special but not that bad.

Escape from Wildcat Canyon

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Adventure film
Year: 1998
Year in film: 1990s ?
Country: Canada, USA
Who in bedroom: Pete ~12
Kind of beds: single bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: Canadian Michael Caloz at least in pic 1 in a modern, colorful bedroom. Scene at 22 minutes. Not sure about pic 2,  according to my notes of my VHS this must also be from this movie but I haven’t found it online. A boy at least shirtless in this loft of a cabin.  Reminds me of much earlier settings like LHOTP. Who can help here?

I also have him in Whisker (1997) rating 6.

Rating 4-5 for pic 1 and 3-4 for the “bedroom” of pic 2. Obviously no siblings. Movie is quite poor.

The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea

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Coming-of-age film. Kris Kristofferson
Year: 1976
Year in film: 1960s ?
Country: UK
Who in bedroom: Jonathan 13
Kind of beds: single bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: yes, TV recording
Rating: 5/10 *
Rating: *****
Comment: Jonathan Kahn in this interesting attic bedroom. No siblings. Wooden bed.

Very interesting movie with some strange scenes. I still have it completely on one of my last VHS. 1963 novel by Yukio Mishima. Nominated for 2 Golden Globes.

I don’t like to 70s nor the 60s. And no siblings.

So for the bedroom, rating 5-6 only. Plot/movie rating8-9.

Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension

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Mystery series (sequel)
Year: 1998
Year in film: 1990s
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: Mitchell ~13
Kind of beds: single bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Rating: 5 /10
Rating: *****
Comment: Bill Switzer in this bedroom. He has a younger sister in the series, around 9 yo, but I think she has a room for her own.

I have briefly checked this series and the 1991 series starring Omri Katz, mainly for shiny shorts scenes. I haven’t found any, just boxer shorts. (Rating 10 in Dallas).

Rating 4-5 for now.

The original series is much better and Omri even more handsome (rating 10, bedrooms there rating 6.)

/2012/12/07/eerie-indiana/

For Bill Switzer in bib overalls in The Dinosaur Hunter (rating 10) check out my other blog.

Amazing Stories – s1e13

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Mystery series, director Steven Spielberg
Year: 1985-1987
Year in film: 1986
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: Lance, Dennis ~10, 11
Kind of beds: high sleeper + bed
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly
Rating: 5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: Seth Green (Lance, the older brother) and Joshua Rudoy (“Harry and the Hendersons (1987)”) sharing this room. A rare high sleeper with large green (metal ?) posts and wooden side parts. Below the other bed, angled at 90 degrees (for Dennis ?).

I have some few episodes on DVD and TV recordings, but not this one. I have briefly checked some episodes (for shiny shorts) but haven’t found anything of interest. One of the boys here, I think Seth, wearing shorts, but not shiny.

Also on my overalls blog (f, m) rating 5. Great and funny series.

Main entry (s1e1) rating 5 at

/2013/03/21/amazing-stories/

Summerhill (1967)

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PD documentary. Producer Cecily Burwash
Year:
1967
Year in film:
1960s
Country:
Canada, (UK)
Who in bedroom:
boys ~12 ?
Kind of beds:
bunk beds
Available on DVD:
no, online
I own:
no
Rating:
5/10
Rating: *****
Comment:
2 boys, in a steel bunk bed. 28 minutes. Scene at 14 minutes. Discussion with many, mostly older teen boys and girls. I don’t know how many beds in each room. I only have seen one.

As announced another documentary, I found on archive.org. National Film Board of Canada, about the English school in Leiston/Suffolk after 45 years of foundation.

I don’t like the late 60s and early 70s. But it’s quite interesting. Rating 5.

No entry on IMDb. Full movie at

https://archive.org/details/summerhill_201701