From the very beginning of the movie industry until present day the bed
tray has been seen in hundreds of movies. The men and women of the big screen
are often seen being pampered in their grand beds by doting servants. Picture
the leading lady in her beautiful gown looking so fragile and unable to serve
her self. In walks the maid, she has in her arms a simple bed tray filled with
all the treats we expect to see early in the morning. "Breakfast madam" might
be the line we would expect the maid to say. It seemed that the starlet was
never hungry and insisted on the removal of the tray at once. We cringed as we
saw all those tempting breads and steaming cups of something wonderful being
A beautiful white tray was seen in the movie "Paper
Moon" Madeline Kahn seemed to enjoy her breakfast in bed while she discussed "bone
structure" with Tatum
A similar white tray and matching black tray were seen in a famous his and
hers breakfast scene on the "The
Untouchables " Such care and artistry was taken in
the filming of the scenes involved with the trays. Two servants were needed as
one white tray was carried for the madam and one black tray for the gentleman.
Each tray was adorned with their special array of beverage and pastry. They
were placed on separate his and her beds.
In the movie "Bringing
Up Baby " Katherine Hepburn enjoyed
a meal in bed on a similar bed tray as she and Cary Grant bantered over
In 2010 "Its complicated" with Meryl Streep and Steve
Martin two of our trays were used.
In the movies
Art on trays
View a fine selection of Bed Trays
at "The Bed Tray Shoppe"