The Bed and Sleep Blog at BedKing
HOME  |  Archives  |  BedKing Website  |  Contact Us

Movie Bedrooms (Part 2)

September 13, 2016


More bedrooms from your favourite movies

Hollywood is the stuff of dreams not just for those of us who love to watch the movies, but also for the characters themselves.  A few months ago we set about trying to find the five best bedroom sets in film. This task was almost impossible. With so many great movies made since the dawn of the silver screen how could we possibly choose five? Well, we did. And then we chose another five.

Here are five more weird, wonderful and magical movies that all have bedrooms that have played as much a part as the characters who sleep in them.

1) Labyrinth

Who can forget the 80s cult classic Labyrinth. Starring a very young Jennifer Connelly as Sarah, the film is about a young girl with a very vivid and active imagination who plays out scenes from her favourite story, Labyrinth. She unwittingly wishes the Goblin King, played by the late, great David Bowie, to take her baby brother. In her bedroom we are given hints about all the things that feed Sarah’s imagination as she embarks on a quest to rescue her brother, from the stuffed toys that represent characters she meets along the way to the story books, there are clues scattered everywhere.

2) Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Adapted from Roald Dahl’s children’s book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, this film is a delight for all, regardless of age. It is a story about a boy who despite having nothing learns that he infact has everything. Although set for the most part in Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, one of the most memorable scenes from the film is set in the run down home of the main character. While not ACTUALLY a bedroom, the scene of Charlie’s four grandparents in bed is a most memorable one.

3) Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Perhaps one of the most iconic movies of its time, Breakfast at Tiffany’s is as stylish and sophisticated as its main character, Holly Golightly. Played by the inimitable Audry Hepburn, Golightly is the epitome of effortless chic. She is quintessentially New York, and like her trademark little black dress, pearls and kitten heels, her apartment reflects this. Despite the small space it exudes her personality, and this is no more true than in the scene in her bedroom. She lies on crisp white sheets, on a very fashionable black iron scroll bed frame wearing a night mask, looking as glamorous and elegant as ever.

4) Grease

Who can forget the sleepover in Grease? Perhaps one of the greatest movies of all time, this one really does have it all. All singing, all dancing, smile inducing, this really is a classic that has stood the test of time. Starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton John, the 1978 hit transcends the generations.

The sleepover scene is one of the best moments in this movie - it exudes 50s kitsch from the pink floral bedspread to the teddy night gowns worn by the girls. It is an explosion of pink and patterns.

5) Gone with the wind

Given the length of this cinematic epic it is not surprising that there are several bedroom scenes to choose from in Gone with the Wind. The one bedroom that stands out the most though is Rhett and Scarlett's bedroom in their Atlanta home. Opulent, over the top and extravagant don’t come close to describing the chandeliered and gilted chamber that resembles what one might expect from a royal suite.

The rich tapestries, flowing drapery and raised four poster bed are fit for a queen. And as she thought herself queen of the South, it is only fitting that it be where Scarlett O’hara laid her head to rest at night. Although scene of some heartache and hardship for her, this bedroom is one that many dream of.

Whether they are seeking for lost treasure, searching for love, singing about the trials and tribulations of life or simply sleeping off a lavish lifestyle, even the starletts of the silver screen need their beauty sleep….


Latest Posts:
 
Rest Easy on a Restonic Orthozone Premier Pocket Mattress
» Rest Easy on a Restonic Orthozone Premier Pocket Mattress Do you wake up feeling like you've run the gauntlet? Does your body feel like it's been put through its paces even after a night's sleep? Do you toss and turn trying to get comfortable? Are you tired of being tired in the mornings? If you answer yes to any of these questions, it might...
Up At the Crack of Dawn? Your Prehistoric Watch Just Began...
» Up At the Crack of Dawn? Your Prehistoric Watch Just Began... Why are teenagers such night owls and so cranky in the morning? Why do older people wake up at sparrow’s fart, even once they’ve retired? It turns out the answers to these questions may lie in the dark and stormy times that preceded modern-day life and shaped the deeply entrenched sleep/...
There is a New Way to Fall Asleep & it’s a Little Strange...
» There is a New Way to Fall Asleep & it’s a Little Strange... The internet can be rather odd place, as the latest trend in personal sleep aids clearly shows. Cue ASMR videos - an emerging YouTube phenomenon that is said to induce relaxing chills and tingling sensations in viewers by means of certain auditory and visual cues. ASMR stands for Autonomous Sensory ...
Copyright © 2009 The Bed King