Info 4: Update: The Adventures of Spin and Marty

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I am very happy that I bought this series on DVD. Still rating 10.

The DVD set consist of 2 DVDs in a tin box. Limited edition and lots of extras. RC1. Very rare and expensive in Europe. But I think my most important purchase since The Sugar Creek Gang (overalls blog, rating 10).

There are many boys and teen boys, I think 14 + another rodeo team at the end (about the last 3 episodes). All kids also rides and wearing cowboy hats. Most wearing shirts and T-shirts and only few (younger boys) real western clothes with applications. I have uploaded this new pic and that’s by coincidence the same scene than I had previously (but in better quality and showing the front of the boys). Also 2 boys wearing chaps at the rodeo. All wearing tight jeans (Marty beige cotton pants at the beginning). Many scenes showing kids sitting on the corral fence. One boy in soaked wet jeans at the end. Some boys are lying on the floor (on stomach or back) at the campfire, one falling from a horse. Also few boys sitting on a haystack.

Also some other good scenes at a bunkhouse (bedroom blog rating 8) with lots of bunk beds. Boys also shown wearing pajamas. A boxing scene with shirtless boys (Spin + Marty). Spin wearing dental braces but few close-up scenes.

Good plots of the episodes and partly funny and exciting. But I already forgot most about it after some days. Although the 25 episodes are very short (11 minutes) it’s hard to watch them all at once. Very good series but I think I won’t watch it more than once a year. RC1 I can only watch on the PC.

One DVD extra is a complete episode of a Mickey Mouse Club show also showing younger kids in cowboy clothes and wooden horses. Maybe I make an entry of that later. There’a also a scene of kids skiing, one wearing snow bibs, soon on my overalls blog.

Main entry at

/2014/10/15/the-adventures-of-spin-and-marty/

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River of No Return (1954)

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Western starring Marilyn Monroe
-Year: 1954
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: Mark ~12
-What clothes: pants
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: color
-I own: yes, TV recording
-Clothing occurence: medium ?
-Rating: 10/10
-Rating: **********
-Comment: Tommy Rettig (“Lassie (1954)”, “At Gunpoint (1955), rating 8) as 10 yo Mark in different clothes. A grey suit and olive pants with suspenders.

I think it’s one of my favourite westerns and maybe one of the most famous featuring a very handsome boy. Yes, there are other westerns which are even more famous, but without that kind of boys.

I haven’t seen it for many years and have to recheck it for more and other scenes.

Starring Robert Mitchum, Marilyn Monroe and Rory Calhoun. Color in CinemaScope 2.55:1 flat widescreen. I wonder about the quite low IMDb rating 6.7.

Rating 9-10 for more. Definitely worth buying (on Blur-ray). But for now I wait for the next broadcasting or search my recordings.

The Adventures of Spin and Marty

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Disney adventure series
-Year: 1955
-Country: USA
-Who in clothing: boys ~9-16
-What clothes: jeans
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: b&w
-I own: yes
-Clothing occurence: always
-Rating: 10/10 ?
-Rating: **********
-Comment: Several boys and teen boys (8 in the gang) and probably some more all in tight blue jeans. Some wearing white T shirts and cowboys hats. My first rating 10 entry so far.

Perfect and famous series (I need this on DVD! But it’s very rare in Europe and expensive, for 25 episodes, 11 minutes each.) I found this long time ago (also see my bedroom blog, rating 7 showing bunk beds). I only have seen some pics and clips but there are very good scenes.

Riding, swimming, hay scenes and else on this Triple-R summer ranch camp. Starring David Stollery and David Considine.

It’s not a real western series but sometimes referred as such and at least ranch western style but later setting.

There are also 2 sequel series and some movies (the 2000 movie is very bad although starring David Gallagher, also my bedroom blog, rating 3).

I like jeans, riding and ranch setting. But have to check more of it (for amount and quality). I think unfortunately no bib overalls. And in color it would be even better.

Rating 9-10 for now.

Update: I finally bought this. Still rating 10. Update at

/2014/11/04/info-4-update-the-adventures-of-spin-and-marty/

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