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Little Women (1949)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Family, Romance  |  April 1949 (USA)
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Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the civil war, the sisters: Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth... See full summary »

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Mr. Laurence (as Sir C. Aubrey Smith)
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Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord Mass in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the civil war, the sisters: Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home with their mother - a very outspoken women for her time. The story is of how the sisters grow up, find love and find their place in the world. Written by Rob Hartill

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THRILLS OF YOUNG LOVE! (original print ad - all caps)

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Drama | Family | Romance

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April 1949 (USA)  »

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Mujercitas  »

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(Turner library print)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Elizabeth Taylor's future Father of the Bride (1950) costar Joan Bennett played Amy March in the 1933 version of 'Little Women'. See more »

Goofs

Marmee is checking on the girls to make sure they are asleep. She picks up the "oil" lamp at the top of the stairs and the electric cord is visible running along her sleeve for a moment. See more »

Quotes

Jo March: [repeated several times] Christopher Columbus!
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Merry Christmastime Is Here
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Sung a cappela by June Allyson, Margaret O'Brien, Elizabeth Taylor and Janet Leigh
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One of my favorite movies
20 April 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Out of all of the versions of "Little Women" that I've seen, this one is the only one that I've really enjoyed. I think I first saw this one when I was about 10. There isn't any one particular aspect of the movie that I like, the whole thing is marvelous. Acting, cast, costumes, you name it. I watched it again for the first time in years the other day (13 years from the first time I saw it) and it is just as good as ever. "Little Women" in my opinion, is a classic. It's a great movie for all ages. Probably not a movie most guys would want to watch being a chick flick, but great for a bunch of girlfriends hanging out, or sleepovers (that's where I first saw this version of "Little Women").


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