This is my 4th blog about feature films, TV series and documentaries with clothes of mainly kids and teens in Western movies. Have fun. You will find here informations, trailer videos, low-res images and personal comments/ratings. You will not find here complete videos, download links, shopping links etc.
Comedy film. Roy Black -Year: 1971
-Who in clothing: boys ~9-10 ?
-Available on DVD: yes
-B&W or color: color
-I own: yes, partly TV recording
-Clothing occurence: low+
-Comment: Some boys (and maybe girls) costumed as Cowboys and Indians. At least 2 or 3 but short scenes. Boys in tight jeans including one in beige ones. Simple costumes (toys). Not sure about the names (uncredited). The choir (on the vinyl) was Der Kölner Kinderchor (but probably dubbed) and other actors shown.
Has been aired today, but I haven’t seen it completely. Also available online.
Typical comedy/musical film of it’s time also starring Theo Lingen, Ilja Richter, Eddi Arent, Uschi Glas, Peter Weck and some more. Directed by Harald Reinl.
Could be worse.
Rating 3-4 for now only.
There are also older teen girls/women in Western clothes in 1970 clip Für dich allein (Du kannst nicht alles haben).
Documentary. National Film Board -Year: 1954 -Country: Australia -Who in clothing: boys ~5-12 ? -Available on DVD: yes
–B&W or color: b&w -I own: no -Clothing occurence: medium- -Rating: 5/10 -Rating:***** -Comment: Several, mainly young Australian boys costumed as Cowboys in the 1950s. Some shirtless and in shorts, some also wearing dark chaps. Also boys in shortalls (soon on my other blog) and swimming scenes.
Produced and Directed by H. M. Scales. Uploaded on YouTube by NFSA Films. 19 minutes.
Very interesting. Nice costumes. High black hats.
Rating 5-6. No entry on IMdb. Cinematographer Ross Wood.
Disney-Land s21e4+e5 -Year: 1974 -Country: USA -Who in clothing: boys, girls, woman -Available on DVD: VHS only ?
–B&W or color: color -I own: no -Clothing occurence: medium ? -Rating: 3/10 ? -Rating:*** -Comment: At least 2 younger boys (one blonde, one darkhaired), a teen boy and a girl in different clothes with belts. Should be set in the 1860s but some clothes rather look like the 1970s. Starring Jeff East and Kim Richards as kids.
I don’t know the complete movie, yet. There’s also an (unrelated ?) 1949 movie (also colorized available) called “The Big Cat” which is much more western like but set in 1933, but I haven’t found kids in there.
Rating 3-4 for now. Novel by Lew Dietz (A Seal called Andre).
Kids TV shows, 31 ep -Year: 1968-1972 (1970) -Country: The Netherlands -Who in clothing: boys, girls, woman -Available on DVD: yes *
–B&W or color: color -I own: no -Clothing occurence: often * -Rating: 5/10 -Rating:***** -Comment: Several kids, I think mainly girls, maybe around 7-14 (of the mixed kids choir Kinderkoor Henk van der Velde and also other choirs) and also a woman in Cowboy/Western clothes. Obviously showing ep 18 (s2e11, 1970) which was about the Wild West.
During research for my other blogs, I stumbled upon this show, I never heard of. The 1st show featuring kids. There is even a DVD but only 3 complete episodes survived along some other fragments.
Western, Antonio Cantafora -Year: 1975 -Country: Italy -Who in clothing: Willy ~11, others -Available on DVD: yes
–B&W or color: color -I own: no -Clothing occurence: low+ ? -Rating: 6/10 ? -Rating: ****** -Comment: Renato Cestiè in dark (blue) knickers with suspenders and a cap. Also other boys and girls.
I found a headshot of him and wasn’t sure if it might be bib overalls and had to search for the movie. I have briefly checked it and it’s very interesting. I have to recheck it at slow speed. I only found a man in shortalls.
Also soon on my pigtails blog. English title: We Are No Angels.
He also starred in Si può fare… amigo (Halleluja…Amigo), rating 4 , in Cure (1973) and also some few other Westerns like “Il ritorno di Zanna Bianca” and Cosi Sia.
Rating at least 5-6 for now. Typical comedy Western.
Christian TV drama/Western. Novel by Janette Oke -Year: 2006 -Country: USA -Who in clothing: boys ~6, 11, girls -Available on DVD: yes
–B&W or color: color -I own: yes, partly TV recording -Clothing occurence: low+ -Rating: 5/10 -Rating:***** -Comment: Some boys in cotton bib overalls but few and brief scenes only. And also girls and grown up’s in Western clothes. Nice school scenes.
Also on my bib overalls blog, rating 5 as well.
Part of the “Love Comes Softly” movie series, rating 3-5. For more infos about this and other movies, please visit my other blog. Also soon on my pigtails blog.
Another interesting Janette Oke series is “When Calls the Heart”, but this is set in 1910 though Western town setting.
Western series, 452 ep, host Ronald Reagan -Year: 1952-1970 -Country: USA -Who in clothing: boys, girls ~10-15, women ? -Available on DVD: yes, partly
–B&W or color: b&w, color -I own: no -Clothing occurence: low ? -Rating: 5/10 ? -Rating:***** -Comment: Some (teen) boys, girls and women in Western clothes.
I don’t know the complete series. There were many supporting actors. I only found some few kids including 12 yo Mitch Vogel (“Bonanza”) in s18e4 (color) and Donna Corcoran and others in s2e6 Dear Teacher (pics 2-4). By coincidence I later found a boy (Danny Flower ?) in bib overalls in s13e9 (pic 1, more pics and infos soon on my overalls blog).
Pic 5 showing a young lady in a Cowboy hat in s1e15, maybe Sheila Ryan?
Rating at least 5-6 for now. More episodes needs to be rechecked. Only partly on DVD.
Family film -Year: 2002 -Country: USA -Who in clothing: boys, girl -Available on DVD: yes
–B&W or color: color -I own: no -Clothing occurence: low+ ? -Rating: 6/10 ? -Rating:****** -Comment: At least one girl and a lady in beige bib overalls, (on my other blog, rating 5) and some boys in jeans and Cowboy hats. A very young boy at the beginning in light brown chaps. Also ladies and of course men wearing Cowboy hats. Some few riding scenes (not in overalls).
Nice but I think a typical ranch/rodeo movie set in Texas. Both pics from the trailer.
I have to recheck it more carefully the next broadcasting. Probably not worth buying on DVD? Starring Jacob Fisher as Buddy (pic 2 on the right ?)
Western series, 146 ep -Year: 1956-1961 -Country: USA -Who in clothing: boys, girls ~9-11 ? -Available on DVD: yes
–B&W or color: b&w -I own: no -Clothing occurence: low ? -Rating: 6/10 ? -Rating:****** -Comment: Some boys and girls in typical western clothes (pants with suspenders). Pic 1 from s1e10 (maybe showing Jimmy Baird (“Fury”)?). In s1e12 there are kids at school. Pic soon on my pigtails blog (rating 4).
Robert aka Bobby Crawford in bib overalls in s5e3 (soon on my bib overalls blog, rating ~6-7). Don Grady in s4e10+11.
I don’t know all episodes but assume rather few scenes of younger actors.
Rating 4 for s1e10+12, probably higher rating for the others. I thought, I already had an entry.