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Angela Down ...
 Jo March (9 episodes, 1970)
Jo Rowbottom ...
 Meg March (9 episodes, 1970)
Janina Faye ...
 Amy March (9 episodes, 1970)
Stephanie Bidmead ...
 Mrs. March (9 episodes, 1970)
Stephen Turner ...
 Laurie (9 episodes, 1970)
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 John Brooke (9 episodes, 1970)
Sarah Craze ...
 Beth March (8 episodes, 1970)
John Welsh ...
 Mr. Laurence (8 episodes, 1970)
Pat Nye ...
 Hannah (8 episodes, 1970)
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 Aunt March (7 episodes, 1970)
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 Mr. March (4 episodes, 1970)
Philip Ray ...
 Rodgers (3 episodes, 1970)
Frederick Jaeger ...
 Professor Bhaer (2 episodes, 1970)
Brian Badcoe ...
 Doctor (2 episodes, 1970)
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Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical account of her life with her three sisters in Concord, Massachusetts in the 1860s. With their father fighting in the American Civil War, sisters Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth are at home with their mother, a very outspoken women for her time. The story tells of how the sisters grow up, find love and find their place in the world.

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Long, but not bad
1 August 2000 | by (Maryland) – See all my reviews

This runs 3-4 hours and feels like it. Produced by the BBC, there are very few exterior scenes, unfortunately. They would have tweaked the pace. There is a big blooper which incredibly evaded the editor: when Amy is in some European city (Florence? Paris?) with Aunt March, they quickly show stock aerial footage of some bustling city. The footage is obviously too modern, from the 1950s probably, and you can see cars zooming along the roads. Not good when "Little Women' takes place during the 1860s!

The 4 actresses playing the roles are too old, and some have better American accents than others. That said, pretty good performances are given by Jo, Meg, Beth & Marmee. Although the costumes are good, the wigs are terrible. You're better off renting the video/DVD to the 1994 version with Wynona Rider, although BBC or Alcott fans will enjoy this.


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