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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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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)

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1.37 : 1
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In the scene where Beth (Margaret O'Brien) tells Jo (June Allyson) that she doesn't mind dying, June Allyson's tears were real. She was so moved by Margaret O'Brien's performance that she was sent home early, still crying, and had to pull over several times on her journey home as her tears rendered her unable to drive. See more »

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At the ball, one of the tunes being played is the Pig Song from Johann Strauss II's "The Gypsy Baron" (1885). See more »

Quotes

Theodore Laurence 'Laurie': [upon seeing Jo's hair cut short] Christopher Columbus!
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Invitation to the Dance (Aufforderung zum Tanz), Op. 65
(1819) (uncredited)
Music by Carl Maria von Weber
Played as dance music at the party
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A delightful movie!
19 December 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

If you can ignore the differences from the book (most noticeably that Amy isn't the youngest in the movie and many of the young people aren't old enough), this is a charming and lovely movie! The actors all did good jobs and I laughed a lot in the beginning of the movie. It has lovely costumes, fun times, and sweet romance. A delightful movie!


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