Tobogan

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Family film
Year: 1989
Year in film: ~1988
Country: CZ
Who in shorts: boys ~6-14 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no
Clothing occurence: medium
Rating:  5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: Some boys and teen boys in shorts, shiny shorts and speedos including shirtless scenes, also in shiny shorts. A blonde boy in red Adidas shorts (is it Adidas ?), another older boy in medium blue 70s style tight shorts (also shirtless, sitting and cycling). Younger boys in white, light grey and/or light blue shorts. Maybe not all shorts are shiny.

Quite interesting movie but could be better.

Rating 5-6. I think not on DVD.

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Treehouse Hostage

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Family film starring Todd Bosley
Year: 1999
Year in film: 1990s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: Stevie ~14
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence: low+
Rating:  5/10
Rating: *****
Comment: Redhaired Todd Bosley in medium blue and also in black or similar shiny shorts. Both pairs are, I think oversized. But he also has thin legs. His underwear can be partly seen under his black shorts.

Also a girl in yellow shorts, but not shiny.

Another girl in dark blue shortalls, also a woman in overalls (other blog, rating 5).

Great movie. Handsome blonde boy (Kristopher Kachurak), but I think not in shorts.

Rating 5 for the shorts, much more for the movie itself.

The Incredible Hulk (1978)

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Action series. Charles Napier
Year: 1978-1982
Year in film: ~1978
Country: USA
Who in shorts: “The boy” ~7
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low ?
Rating:  3/10 ?
Rating: ***
Comment: At least 7 or 8 yo Meeno Peluce (“The Bad News Bears (1979)”) in medium blue swim shorts, also in jeans shorts in s2e1 “Married”. Not sure about the fabric. Probably not shiny. But quite interesting 70s swim shorts.

I don’t remember all episodes. Maybe more actors in shorts?

I don’t like him much. He’s also very young.

So rating 3-4 for now only.

Judging Amy

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Drama series, 138 ep
Year: 1999-2005
Year in film: 1990s, 2000s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: teen boy
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recordings
Clothing occurence: low+ ?
Rating:  5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: At least this teen boy in blue swim shorts in an indoor pool. I found a brief clip on one of my VHS recordings, some time ago and I don’t remember in which episode. Maybe also some more actors/actresses in other episodes?

Interesting series. As usual many guest stars. I remember few episodes, most notably one starring Eddie Karr (probably not in shiny shorts). I sometimes confound this with “Touched by an Angel (1994)”, another interesting series with a different black lady, which needs to be checked as well.

Rating 4-5 for this episode. Needs to be rechecked.

Update: James at 15

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Next to the perfect swim shorts scenes of Lance Kerwin (rating 10, TOP rank #4, see my TOP 10 pic on the right coloumn) and the locker room scenes, I also found some more PE scenes on YouTube (episode Champions). I didn’t knew that they are on YouTube.

Several shorts and also sitting scenes, including light and dark blue, white, red and grey. Probably not all shiny. Lance Kerwin also in medium blue speedos in the pilot.

I still haven’t checked all episodes. Rating ~7 for these shorts.

Also soon on my bedroom and pigtails blog.

/2016/11/08/james-at-15/

Update: Wie erziehe ich meine Eltern?

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Some more and even better scenes in s1e11. And shirtless scenes and black swim shorts of Felix (few and brief scenes at the end).

Felix also in dark blue, modern Adidas shorts and Johanna in black Adidas shorts. Also some few other kids in shiny shorts including a girl in white ones. Also the dad of Felix in blue Adidas shorts.

Main entry rating 5, now maybe a bit higher

/2017/02/05/wie-erziehe-ich-meine-eltern/

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Priklyucheniya Elektronika

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Adventure series, 3 ep
Year: 1980
Year in film: 1979
Country: Soviet Union
Who in shorts: boys ~8-14 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low+
Rating:  7/10
Rating: *******
Comment: Some boys at PE (6th grade only?) in different shorts in ep 2. Most in light blue shorts with one red stripe at the sides. But also medium blue, dark blue, black and red. Not sure about the fabric. At least the medium blue shorts are shiny (2 teen boys, shorts appearing darker in the shadow). Also good rear view (light blue). Most shorts are tight. The dark shorts are probably of cotton and have one white stripe, almost US style.

Interesting movie and shorts. But in total rather few scenes.

Rating 6-7.

English title: The Adventures of the Electronic, Russian title: Приключения Электроника. Filmed in 1979 (or earlier). So maybe one of the earliest ones in the Soviet Union with shiny shorts.

El marica

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Short film 8 min, Abelardo Castillo
Year: 2006
Year in film: 2000s
Country: Argentina
Who in shorts: boys ~9-11 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low+
Rating:  6/10
Rating: ******
Comment: Some boys in longer shorts, a least 2 in white and 1 in red, also sitting and also shirtless in a locker room. The other shorts are probably not shiny.

Interesting plot and scenes. No entry on IMDb. Directed by Tomás Flichman. Based on an 1961 short story within book Las otras puertas by Abelardo Castillo who recently died. R.I.P.

Rating 6.

Update: Il ritorno del piccolo Lord

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I previously don’t had any pics, as I only remember few and brief scenes, mainly in and underwater. Luckily, I now found this pic on an old hard drive, dark blue or black with yellow swim shorts. I don’t remember good scenes of the other (red) shorts.

Not that bad, but very few and brief scenes at the beginning only. Very poor, modern movie remake of Little Lord Fauntleroy. (Rating 1-2).

Main entry, still rating 3-(4) at

/2016/12/05/il-ritorno-del-piccolo-lord/

 

Dgesastsauli dgesastsaulis molodinshi

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Drama, 3 parts
Year: 1989
Year in film: 1980s ?
Country: Soviet Union
Who in shorts: boys ~9-12
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes ?
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low+ ?
Rating:  4/10 *
Rating: ****
Comment: Some boys swimming. One boy shirtless in pink swim shorts, one in yellow, one in white or similar and some in black shorts. Maybe not all are shiny. Also skinny dipping scenes.

Also boys and a girl in sailor suits (other blog, rating 5). Not sure about the time setting due to the sailor suits. Should be after a war and childhood memories of the author. Maybe showing the 1940s and 1980s or the shorts are anachronistic.

English title: Holiday in Expectation of a Holiday, Russian title: Праздник ожидания праздника, 1984 novel by Fazil Iskander (1929-2016).

Some very interesting scenes, but rather few (good) shorts scenes.

Rating 4-5 for shorts, movie rating maybe 6-7.