Bettkantengeschichten

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German kids TV series, 59 episodes
Year: 1983-1990
Year in film: 1930s, 1980s
Country: Germany
Who in pigtails: girls ~5-9 ?
Who in pigtails 2: others ?
Available on DVD: yes (s1-2)
I own: no, partly TV recordings
Pigtail occurence: low+ ?
Rating: 3/10 ?
Rating: ***
Comment: Some girls in pigtails like these 2 in s1e6. One young blonde girl in b&w, set probably in the 1930s like many of the episodes, and another, a bit older darkhaired girl in long pigtails. Maybe some more (including women) in other episodes?

Also boys and girls in bib overalls (other blog rating 7) and boys in Lederhosen (rating up to 8 but that one not available on DVD).

I don’t like the girls here.

So rating 3 for now only.

Tiere bis unters Dach

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German family farm series. 69+ ep. in 6+ seasons
Year: 2010-
Year in film: 2010s
Country: Germany
Who in pigtails: Lilie ~8, Paulina ~11
Who in pigtails 2: Celine ~11 ?, others ?
Available on DVD: yes
I own:yes, partly TV recordings
Pigtail occurence: medium ?
Rating: 7/10 ?
Rating: *******
Comment: Some girls in pigtails. I first thought, that I already had an entry and just wanted to make an update of the redhaired girl. Series is currently running weekends on German DasErste (season 1).

My favourite is blonde Paulina (Tabea Hug, pics 1+3 from ep 43=season 4, so ~11 yo, but also younger shown) in long pigtails. Pic 4 showing young Lilie (s1e4) in blonde, looped pigtails. I think also later in regular ones and other hair styles.

Pic 2 showing a redhaired girl (Zora Achtnich as Celine) with rather short pigtails in ep 6. I think also other (older) girls and maybe women in pigtails. I don’t remember all episodes.

Also on my bib overalls blog (f,m rating up to 6 including firefighters) and on my shiny shorts blog.

Rating even 7 for now.

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Susannah of the Mounties

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Drama starring Shirley Temple
Year: 1939
Year in film: 1890s ?
Country: USA
Who in pigtails: Little Chief ~15
Who in pigtails 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Pigtail occurence: low+
Rating: 3/10 ?
Rating: ***
Comment: At least this Indian teen boy from the Blackfoots, Martin God Rider (1924-1966), I think in 3 pigtails (one additional one on the rear). Probably some more Indian men

Originally in b&w, this pics are from a colorized version.

I only have checked it briefly. Maybe women in pigtails as well? Shirley has curly hair, partly braided.

1936 novel by Muriel Denison aka Dennison.

Joey (1985)

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Fantasy film, director Roland Emmerich
Year: 1985
Year in film: 1980s
Country: Germany, USA
Who in pigtails: Sally ~9 ?
Who in pigtails 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Pigtail occurence: medium- ?
Rating:  4/10 ?
Rating: ****
Comment: At least this girl, I think Tammy Shields in rather short, thin, blonde pigtails. Her pigtails flying up and dancing due to supernatural powers (of Joey) or telekinesis.

Quite funny. Finally some flying up pigtails.

Also on my bib overalls blog (boys rating 4).

There are better movies. Nice 80s toys and bedroom. Also soon on that blog.

For pigtails rating 4-5 only. I think rather few good scenes.

Coming next: a boy in pigtails.

Innocence (2004)

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Drama. Novel Frank Wedekind
Year: 2004
Year in film: 1960s ?
Country: Belgium, F, UK, JP
Who in pigtails: girls 6-12
Who in pigtails 2:
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no
Pigtail occurence: medium ?
Rating:  6/10 ?
Rating: ******
Comment: Some, mainly younger and darkhaired girls in pigtails. At least one younger blonde girl. Plaiting scenes near the beginning and touching own pigtails. Also wet hair in a creek. Most pigtails are rather short (and thin) and have ribbons (different colors).

Interesting movie. Rated R. Fantasy/Coming-of-age movie. Not sure about the time setting. Maybe 1960s or 70s?

For pigtails rating ~5-6.

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Mushketyory 4a

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Short film, 38 min
Year: 1972
Year in film: 1970s ?
Country: Soviet Union
Who in pigtails: girl ~10 ?
Who in pigtails 2: woman?
Available on DVD: yes ?
I own: no
Pigtail occurence: medium ?
Rating:  6/10 ?
Rating: ******
Comment: One young, blonde girl with very long pigtails. Around 1m. Also wet and shirtless. I think also a darkhaired woman or older girl at least with a long shoulder braid. Maybe some more supporting actresses.

Quite interesting movie. But pigtails are thick.

Rating 5-6.

Russian title: Мушкетеры 4’А’ what means Musketeers 4 “A”.

Cavalcade of America: Three Young Kings

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Drama history series, s5e13
Year: 1956
Year in film: 1930s ??
Country: USA
Who in pigtails: girl ~11 ?
Who in pigtails 2:
Available on DVD: no ?
I own: no
Pigtail occurence: low ?
Rating:  5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: At least this girl in quite short, thick, dark pigtails. Her mother touching one of her pigtails. Christmas themed episode. 28 minutes.

Set in a Latin-American village. Not sure about the time setting. They wore costumes in this episode. Maybe 1900s or more likely a bit later. 1930s ? Or even the 1950s? Based on a 1930s radio show.

Rating 4-5 only (for this episode). Maybe somemore and even better scenes in other episodes? I found this by coincidence.

Die Blechtrommel

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Drama by Volker Schlöndorff, novel by Günther Grass
Year: 1979
Year in film: 1920s, 1930s, other
Country: Germany, F, PL, YU
Who in pigtails: Maria ~24 ?
Who in pigtails 2: girls ~8-10
Available on DVD: yes
I own: no, partly TV recording
Pigtail occurence: medium-
Rating:  5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: Obviously Katharina Thalbach, around 24 yo but much younger looking, in long, blonde pigtails and some other, younger girls at school in mainly or only dark blonde pigtails (also rear view) but mainly from a distance. Also other hairstyles and pigtails stucked up as a crown and/ or looped. Not sure about women.

Has been aired some days ago, but I missed some parts.

Famous and quite interesting movie with some good plots (1 Oscar), but I don’t like at all 13 yo but much younger looking David Bennent as ~11 yo Oskar with his annoying voice. Also on my sailor suit blog, rating 4.

For pigtails rating 5.

Löwenzahn

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Family / educational series. Starring Peter Lustig (classics)
Year: 1980-
Year in film: ~1800s
Country: Germany
Who in pigtails: girl ~10 ?
Who in pigtails 2: others ?
Available on DVD: no / partly
I own: no, partly TV recordings
Pigtail occurence: low ?
Rating:  5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: At least this young girl in short and thin, a bit protruding pigtails in today’s episode 172 (2002). Brief scenes of a farm family in Northern Germany, I think in around 1800s. Plot is about mires (marshland).

Probably some more females (including women) in other episodes.

Rating 5 for now.

Good series. Several entries on my bib overalls blog (f,m), rating up to 7.

James at 15

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Teen series starring Lance Kerwin
Year: 1977-1978
Year in film: 1970s
Country: USA
Who in pigtails: Sandy ~12 ?
Who in pigtails 2: others ?
Available on DVD: no
I own: no, partly TV recordings
Pigtail occurence: low ?
Rating:  5/10 ?
Rating: *****
Comment: At least this girl in long, blonde pigtails in the pilot. Not sure about her name, obviously Kim Richard as younger sister. (Looks much older to me).

I don’t remember all episodes. Probably some more girls or women in pigtails?

Also on my shiny shorts blog (rating 10, TOP#4) and soon on my bedroom blog, rating ~5.

Great 70s series. Unfortunately not on DVD. Handsome Lance.

For pigtails rating 5-6 for now.