Summer School (1987)

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Romance, comedy film. Kirstie Alley
Year: 1987
Year in film: 1980s
Country: USA
Who in shorts: girl ~7 ?
Who in shorts 2: men, woman, boys ?
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low+ ?
Rating:  3/10 ?
Rating: ***
Comment: First a young girl in purple shorts (YouTube vid missing upper and lower parts), a lady in tight, silver shiny shorts and some more men, women and boys (partly shirtless) in shorts (mainly board shorts) and or swimwear, but I think mainly or only from a distance.

To those who prefer females. I haven’t noticed any good scenes for me. Typical movie of it’s kind. There are better ones. The silver shorts are rather plastic pants and not really shiny shorts.

So rating 2-3 only.

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Update: Kidsongs

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As announced on my bib overalls blog, I found some more scenes.

At least girls in pink, purple and red shorts (not sure if all are shiny). Girl in red shorts doing rope jumping in song “Skip to my Lou”. Also a boy in red shorts playing Baseball. Another boy in medium blue shorts, but probably not shiny. Maybe some more.

Pics 1+2 are from the song “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” (1985), pic 3 I think from “This Old Man”. Songs are available on different DVDs including A Day at Old MacDonald’s Farm. Recent vid of the official YouTube channel.

I still haven’t rechecked all episodes for shiny shorts and swim shorts (especially the Kidsongs TV Show). Great series with handsome boys (Kyle and others) and good songs.

Rating~6-7 for this scenes.

Main entry, rating 8 (same for the other blog, f/m)

/2016/11/15/kidsongs/

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Highway to Heaven – s5e10

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Drama series starring Michael Landon
Year: 1984-1989
Year in film: 1989
Country: USA
Who in shorts: boys ~8-10
Who in shorts 2: other boys, girls
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence: low+
Rating:  5/10 *
Rating: *****
Comment: Some boys in shorts as well as some few scenes shirtless in swim shorts in the 1991 episode “Summer Camp” which is about blind kids and counselor.

Has been aired some days ago, but I missed some parts. Not as good as some other episodes (like s2e1, also at summer camp, see main entry, rating up to 7).

Justin Gocke (1978-2014, “Santa Barbara”, also on my overalls blog) as 10 yo Eric in red and other track shorts (pic 2) and a man (Tom Sullivan) in red swim shorts.

Some handsome boys, (another, unknown blonde boy even more of interest than Gocke) but most shorts are not shiny. A very good scene of a tug of war game where the kids falling down.

Another blind boy in yellow and yellow/colorful shorts. Same pair (pic 1) also used for swimming and on he water slide.

Great series, I own seasons 1-3 only.

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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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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.

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.

Fun House (1989)

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Kids game show. Host Pat Sharp
Year: 1989-1999 (1988)
Year in film: 1990s
Country: UK (USA)
Who in shorts: boys
Who in shorts 2: girls ?
Available on DVD: no
I own: no
Clothing occurence:medium- ?
Rating:  7/10 ?
Rating: *******
Comment: At least boys in at least yellow and red shiny shorts. Not sure about girls. maybe wearing just skirts?

As announced on my bib overalls blog (rating 5, boys+girls), I found this by coincidence and don’t know all episodes. Maybe there are even better scenes?

Originally an 1988 US show but even longer broadcasted in the UK/Scotland as pictured in s1e2.

Rating 7 for now.

Woof! (1989)

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Family series, boy turns into dog. 9 seasons
Year: 1989-1997
Year in film: 1980s, 90s
Country: UK
Who in shorts: boys ~8-10 ?
Who in shorts 2: girls ?
Available on DVD: no
I own: no, partly TV recording
Clothing occurence: low ?
Rating:  4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: Some young boys and I think also girls in different shorts, probably some are shiny like black and blue. Obiously also some boys shirtless, but in the background. And Thomas Aldwinckle (pic 2 from s1e3) and maybe others in shorts but I think not shiny (maybe shorts for PE). Often school shorts are not shiny in the UK (and Australia).

Pics 1+3 are from a movie-length clip on YouTube, probably a DVD compilation of season 1. Definitley before season 6 as there are other actors.

Great series. I don’t remember all episodes. Maybe some more good episodes/scenes. Unfortunately still not on DVD. I have to check more clips on YouTube.

For now rating 4-5 for shorts only. There’s a girl and I also found a boy in bib overalls, update soon on my other blog. Also on my bedroom blog, rating 7.

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Unknown 13: US movie 1980s ?

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Unknown movie or series
Year: 1980s ??
Year in film: 1980s ?
Country: USA ??
Who in shorts: boys ~9-10 ?
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no ?
Clothing occurence: medium ??
Rating:  9/10 ?
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Comment: I found this single snapshot on my old PC. Digitized in June 2004. According to the haircut and 70s style of the yellow shorts, this is probably either a late 70s or early 80s movie (or series). And maybe American? Looks like they’re going to play Baseball? Are they carrying gloves? Or bags, maybe for swimming? The left one looks more like a hat, maybe for riding? Somehow the other boys, the white hat and the striped shirt look quite modern and more European, maybe German?

Sorry, I currently can’t say anything more, yet. No broadcaster’s logo. Probably a VHS recording, aired/rebroadcasted in the early 90s (can’t be before 1988).

Rating 8-9 for now. Can anybody help?

Scalps (1983)

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Horror film starring Jo-Ann Robinson
Year: 1983
Year in film: 1980s ?
Country: USA
Who in shorts: woman ~20s
Who in shorts 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Clothing occurence: low ?
Rating:  3/10
Rating: ***
Comment: At least this young lady in tight, dark blue shorts. Not sure of the fabric. Maybe shiny. I think few scenes near the beginning only. Not sure if others, maybe men as well?

Also on my bib overalls blog, rating 4.

Not sure if anybody of my readers prefer women.

I prefer males. So rating 2-3 only.