For decades, children have lost their way in obsessed books Small house on the prairie books. Written by Laura Ingalls Wilder (Laura Ingalls Wilder), it tells how she grew up on a farm in Minnesota in the late 1800s and adapted the best-selling book into a TV series in 1974. The series starred Michael Landon, Karen Grassle and Melissa Gilbert for nine consecutive seasons. It is difficult for actors to portray frontier life in the 19th century. Alison Arngrim (Alison Arngrim) plays a malicious, spoiled and cunning vile girl Nellie Oleson (Nellie Oleson), her costume is particularly struggling.
For young actors, filming is difficult
Although Walnut Grove in Minnesota is a real town, most of the external shots are in Small house on the prairie It was filmed at the Big Sky Ranch in Simi Valley, California. For many days, the temperature soared more than 100 degrees. The 1800s wardrobe of the young actors included heavy cotton socks, thick petticoats, stitched fore and hats. With hot weather and uncomfortable clothing, it is no surprise that Angrim disappeared from the fire on the first day of filming! She is not the only one, according to Mental Floss, the assistant director also fainted.
As if wearing heavy clothes in hot weather is not bad enough, part of Arngrim’s clothes caused her body pain. Her beautiful blond hair does not have Nellie’s signature small hair loops, so she wears a custom wig. To ensure safety in the scene, the hair stylist uses dozens of metal hair clips and sharp metal combs to fix the wig. It was too tight and often caused Arngrim’s scalp to bleed.
Arngrim and Gilbert are friends in real life
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When they hit the enemy Small house on the prairie, Arngrim and Gilbert are really best friends! “We solved it right away. We had a sleeping party. We would visit each other’s house on the weekend, and people couldn’t believe it.” Arngrim recalled in an interview with Fox News. “I remember we were 13 years old and we were in a supermarket together. She went to an aisle to look for things and people recognized us. They suddenly felt forced to protect her from me, just like I came for her. People were scared. Broken, because we are friends, they will go everywhere together. We still do this.”
Argrim continued: “The truth is that we don’t like each other at any time… People still think we hate each other. But we are a lot of friends. We keep texting and chatting. Some of us keep in touch on social media. The cast Has become a family. We are always checking each other.”
Nellie is based on three different people
Small house on the prairie According to the “History Daily” report, Ingalls Wilder (Ingalls Wilder) is mostly autobiographical, but in her story only twice changed the name of the real person. One of these characters is Nellie Oleson. Ingalls Wilder (Ingalls Wilder) is based on three girls from her childhood: Nellie Owens, Genevieve Masters and Stella Gill Burt (Stella Gilbert). Like her eponymous character on the TV show, Owen’s father owns the merchant in the city. Master’s mother used to teach in school, and she tied her golden hair into big curls like Oleson did in a performance. Gilbert lives near the Ingalls family and tries to apply her appearance and charm to Laura’s suitor (and later husband) Almanzo. The combination of these three makes Oleson the most annoying character for the audience.
“Small house on the grassland” is restarting
This Ingalls family will soon return to the TV screen near you.Recently announced, a dramatic adaptation of an hour Small house on the prairie It is the work of Paramount Television Studio and anonymous content. A former actor is happy to take part in a guest appearance on the new show. “I happen to be the age to play Mrs. Olsen,” Arngrim told EW. “I am totally there. I am not ashamed.”