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The Resource Little women, Radio Pictures presents ; by Louisa M. Alcott ; executive producer, Merian C. Cooper ; directed by George Cukor ; screen play by Sarah Y. Mason & Victor Heerman, (videorecording)

Little women, Radio Pictures presents ; by Louisa M. Alcott ; executive producer, Merian C. Cooper ; directed by George Cukor ; screen play by Sarah Y. Mason & Victor Heerman, (videorecording)

Label
Little women
Title
Little women
Statement of responsibility
Radio Pictures presents ; by Louisa M. Alcott ; executive producer, Merian C. Cooper ; directed by George Cukor ; screen play by Sarah Y. Mason & Victor Heerman
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • por
  • eng
Summary
This tale centers on the March household: mother "Marmee" and her four daughters; Meg, Amy, Beth and Jo, and chronicles this New England family's joys and tribulations during the Civil War. The girls are committed to "showing father proud," father being a minister gone off to meet the spiritual needs of Yankee soldiers at war. Buoyed by their mother, the girls learn the meaning of giving and sacrifice with a jollity that may be off-putting to jaded 21st century viewers, especially when faced with the March girls presenting a "play" in their living room to the delight of invited neighbors and the consternation of one cantankerous but lovable aunt. The girls' placid lives are disrupted when one sibling falls ill, and the story becomes as real as life, at its most joyful and painful
Awards note
Winner, 1934 Academy Award, Best Writing, Adaptation--Victor Heerman, Sarah Y. Mason; Winner, 1934 Venice Film Festival Golden Medal, Best Actress--Katharine Hepburn.
Cataloging source
INR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Henry Gerrard ; costumes, Walter Plunkett ; production design, Hobe Erwin ; music, Max Steiner ; art director, Van Nest Polglase ; editor, Jack Kitchin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Not rated; Canadian Home Video Rating: G
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, or Korean; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L58 2005
PerformerNote
Katharine Hepburn (Jo), Joan Bennett (Amy), Paul Lukas (Prof. Bhaer), Edna May Oliver (Aunt March), Jean Parker (Beth), Frances Dee (Meg), Henry Stephenson (Mr. Laurence), Douglass Montgomery (Laurie), Spring Byington (Marmee), Samuel Hinds (Mr. March)
Runtime
115
Technique
live action
Label
Little women, Radio Pictures presents ; by Louisa M. Alcott ; executive producer, Merian C. Cooper ; directed by George Cukor ; screen play by Sarah Y. Mason & Victor Heerman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1933 motion picture
  • Special features: Cast & crew [text feature]; Scoring stage session cues [audio feature];Hepburn & Cukor [text feature]; Theatrical trailer (3 min.); Awards [text feature]
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Credits -- Mrs. March -- Jo and Aunt March -- Sketch artist Amy -- Fainting rehearsal -- Father's letter -- At the spinet -- Christmas morning -- Movable feast -- "The Witch's Curse" -- Visiting the Laurences -- Fastidious party guests -- Their admirers -- Celebrated authoress -- Gift of music -- The telegram -- Beth stricken -- Bedside vigil -- Homecoming -- Pledged to each other -- Wedding day blues -- Jo's decision -- Mrs. Kirke's boarding house -- Kindred spirits -- Europe-bound -- Writing from the heart -- Her Beth -- Mutual comfort -- Learning about love -- Brother and sister -- All together -- Not empty now -- Cast list
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Isbn
9781419817670
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569676855
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
67685
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1808659
  • (OCoLC)ocn657680232
  • (OCoLC)657680232
  • 1808659
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby digital mono.; full screen presentation preserving the 1.33:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Little women, Radio Pictures presents ; by Louisa M. Alcott ; executive producer, Merian C. Cooper ; directed by George Cukor ; screen play by Sarah Y. Mason & Victor Heerman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1933 motion picture
  • Special features: Cast & crew [text feature]; Scoring stage session cues [audio feature];Hepburn & Cukor [text feature]; Theatrical trailer (3 min.); Awards [text feature]
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Credits -- Mrs. March -- Jo and Aunt March -- Sketch artist Amy -- Fainting rehearsal -- Father's letter -- At the spinet -- Christmas morning -- Movable feast -- "The Witch's Curse" -- Visiting the Laurences -- Fastidious party guests -- Their admirers -- Celebrated authoress -- Gift of music -- The telegram -- Beth stricken -- Bedside vigil -- Homecoming -- Pledged to each other -- Wedding day blues -- Jo's decision -- Mrs. Kirke's boarding house -- Kindred spirits -- Europe-bound -- Writing from the heart -- Her Beth -- Mutual comfort -- Learning about love -- Brother and sister -- All together -- Not empty now -- Cast list
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Isbn
9781419817670
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569676855
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
67685
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1808659
  • (OCoLC)ocn657680232
  • (OCoLC)657680232
  • 1808659
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby digital mono.; full screen presentation preserving the 1.33:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition
Video recording format
DVD

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