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Little Women (1949)

Passed  -  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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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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Little Women  »

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(Turner library print)

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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In the novel, Amy is the youngest sister, but in order to use Margaret O'Brien, as Beth, Beth was made the youngest. See more »

Goofs

When Jo gives Beth the music box we see Beth open it, then in the next shot we see her open it again. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Laurence: So I *bark*, do I, hmmmmmm?
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Soundtracks

It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
(1850) (uncredited)
Music by Richard Storrs Willis (1850)
Lyrics by Edmund Hamilton Sears (1849)
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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