Little House On The Prairie: Behind The Scenes Of The Hit Show

Heavy Duty Wears

The clothing in the series consisted of heavy cotton stockings, petticoats, bonnets, pinafores, long skirts, and long sleeve blouses. Daytime temperatures were in the low 90s with sun beating down each day on the cast.

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Some of the cast even passed out due to the heat, leaving cast members wondering how they could stand the temperatures. “Little House” was filmed at Big Sky Ranch in Simi Valley, California.