Return of the Texan

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Romance
Year:
1952
Year in film:
1950s
Country:
USA
Who in bedroom: Steve, Yo-Yo ~5, 7?
Kind of beds:
separate beds or single ?
Available on DVD
yes, DVDr
I own:
no
Rating:
3/10 ?
Rating:
***
Comment:
There are 2 young brothers, played by Dennis Ross and Lonnie Thomas and maybe both sharing this room. Vintage steel bed(s).

I’ve checked it briefly some time for my Western blog (rating 5), but don’t remember much.

Rating at least ~3-4 for now. Boys are quite young.

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Me’ever Layam

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Drama by Jacob Goldwasser
Year:
1991
Year in film:
1960s
Country:
Israel
Who in bedroom: Haim ~7, Miri ~19 ?
Kind of beds:
separate beds
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
4/10
Rating:
****
Comment:
I think this young boy (Uri Alter ?) sharing this 1960s bedroom with his older film sister Mili Avital? He has to look away when she undresses.

Also on my shiny shorts blog, mainly boys rating 3.

Quite interesting movie but the girl is very old. Unusual late setting, Rating ~4.

English title: Over the Ocean (Beyond the Sea), Hebrew title: מעבר לים

The Man in the Red Suit (2011)

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Short film by Kevin Callies
Year:
2011
Year in film:
2010s
Country:
USA
Who in bedroom: Michael ~11, David ~9 ?
Kind of beds:
separate beds
Available on DVD:
yes ?
I own:
no
Rating:
6/10
Rating:
******
Comment:
Brothers Elijah and Micah Nelson (obviously brothers in real life) sharing this room. 2 wooden beds, typically parallel aligned at the edges of the room.

11 minutes (without credits rather 9) but many scenes of the beds, mostly in the dark.

Quite interesting. The younger brother is going to the older boy trying to wake him up and jumping on his bed but not sharing the same bed.

Rating ~6-7.

Gunsmoke (1955) s14e8

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TV Western series, 635 episodes in 20 seasons
Year:
1968
Year in film:
~1880s ?
Country:
USA
Who in bedroom: Marianne ~6, Jonathan~  8
Kind of beds:
separate beds
Available on DVD:
yes
I own:
no
Rating:
5/10
Rating:
*****
Comment:
6 yo Susan Olsen (Cindy in The Brady Bunch) and 8 yo Mike Durkin sharing this room. Wooden beds and colorful sheets, both quite unusual for a Western.

Night shirts and bib overalls (boy only).

Also on my Western blog, rating 5 and my bib overalls blog, rating 4. They also both starred in s15e6 (Western blog) but I don’t remember bedrooms there.

Often young boys and girls used to share one bed. In s14e14, 2 kids, probably boys sharing one bed (coming soon).

Main entry, rating 5

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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.

Tom Sawyer (1973)

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Tom Sawyer with Johnny Whitaker
Year: 1973
Year in film: 1850s
Country: USA
Who in bedroom: Tom ~13, Sidney ~12 ?
Kind of beds: separate beds
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 6/10 ?
Rating: ******
Comment: Johnny Whitaker (pictured) and his half-brother Sid (credited as cousin Sidney on IMDb, played by Joshua Hill Lewis) probably sharing this room. Nice wooden bed. Low posts.

I don’t like Johnny Whitaker with his red curls and don’t like much this musical version.

So I don’t remember more bedroom scenes. Probably there aren’t many.

Also on my bib overalls blog (Tom+Huck+others, rating 6).

For the bedroom rating ~6 as well.

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.

La segunda guerra de los niños

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Family film. Band Parchis
Year: 1981
Year in film: 1980 ?
Country: Spain
Who in bedroom: David, Carlitos ~10
Kind of beds: separate beds
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Rating: 4/10
Rating: ****
Comment: I think 2 boys in this room in wooden beds. Not sure about their names. The blonde is probably David Munoz (or redhaired Oscar Canada). The other, chubby boy with short hair in pic 1, I think not from the band, is probably Rodrigo Valdecantos. Maybe they are brothers in the movie?

I only have checked this briefly. But I think rather few good scenes, mainly or only at the beginning. Also all in blue coveralls.

Rating ~4-5 for now.

I have some other movies on my bib overalls and shiny shorts blog.

Update: Les Parent

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I had to think about this great series, but in Germany there were only the first 2 seasons shown. So, I’ve checked some episodes of the later seasons.

I found rather few bedroom scenes. The oldest brother Thomas still has a room for his own (dark blue walls with a Che Guevara poster, unpictured).

Pic 1 is from s3e12 showing the same messy room of Oli, now ~13 yo (left) and Zac ~10 yo like in the earlier seasons.

Pic 2 from s4e20 showing 11 yo Zac, maybe in the same blue room. I think, I only have seen one bed. Maybe Oli now has a room for his own or Zac is in Oli’s room? Or Oli sharing a room with Thomas?

Pic 3 is from s5e5 again showing Zac but in a light grey and yellow room with one bed only.

Main entry rating 5 (series much better, but Oli looks much older in later seasons)

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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.