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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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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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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

Certificate:

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April 1949 (USA)  »

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Mujercitas  »

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Runtime:

(Turner library print)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Found its genesis in a proposed Selznick-International project with Jennifer Jones and Shirley Temple with Charles Coburn as Mr. Laurie. Selznick grew disenchanted with the project and sold his rights to MGM. See more »

Goofs

When Mr. Baer is reading Jo's writings, the pinky ring disappears and reappears on his left hand. See more »

Quotes

Amy: How was I dressed when we had all that money?
Jo March: In diapers.
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Soundtracks

None But the Lonely Heart (Nur Wer die Sehnsucht Kennt)
(1869) (uncredited)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ("Romance for Voice and Piano, Op. 6. No. 6) (1869)
Poem by Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1795-96)
Played on piano and Sung by Rossano Brazzi in German and English
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User Reviews

Well, I like it :C)
10 August 2002 | by (St. Louis MO) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a beautiful movie, and very entertaining. My only real complaint is Elizabeth Taylor as Amy, (Amy is supposed to be the YOUNGEST??)I liked June Allyson as Jo, and I really liked Margaret O'Brien as Beth. I've seen the three versions of the book, and even though the one with Winona Ryder is my favorite, I really enjoyed this movie. There was one aspect that I noticed about this film. The sets are the exact same as the one with Katharine Hepburn!!!!!


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