Little Women (1933 film)

Little Women (1933 film)

Infobox Film
name = Little Women

caption = Little Women film poster
director = George Cukor
producer = Merian C. Cooper
Kenneth MacGowan
writer = Louisa May Alcott (novel)
Victor Heerman
Sarah Y. Mason
starring = Katharine Hepburn
Joan Bennett
Jean Parker
Frances Dee
Douglass Montgomery
Spring Byington
Paul Lukas
Henry Stephenson
music = Max Steiner
distributor = RKO Radio Pictures
released = 16 November, 1933
runtime = 117 min.
language = English
amg_id = 1:29694
imdb_id = 0024264

"Little Women" is a monochrome (b&w) with sound 1933 film made by RKO and directed by George Cukor from a screenplay by Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman, based upon Louisa May Alcott's classic novel of the same name.


* 1933 - Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay

* 1933 - Academy Award for Best Picture


* Katharine Hepburn - Josephine 'Jo' March:The star, at age 25. This was her fourth film, very early in her career, for which she won the 1934 - Golden Medal - Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival. She displays the athletic physicality for which she became known.
* Joan Bennett - Amy March
* Paul Lukas - Prof. Bhaer
* Jean Parker - Elizabeth 'Beth' March
* Frances Dee - Margaret 'Meg' March/Brooke
* Douglass Montgomery - Theodore 'Laurie' Laurence
* Spring Byington - Marmee March
* Henry Stephenson - Mr. Laurence

Back of DVD

"Much rested on the slender shoulders of Little Women. Hollywood wanted to see if an adapted literary classic could strike box-office gold. Jo March and her sisters nimbly shouldered the load. Directed by George Cukor, this charming 1933 version of Louisa May Alcott's novel won overwhelming support (plus an Oscar for Best Adaption Screenplay). It also looks and sound its best in years via this new digital transfer from restored fine-grain film elements and optical audio tracks. All gawky tomboyishness and spunk, Katharine Hepburn is Jo, the center of the Civil War-era tale of heart and hearth (revisited in 1949 and 1994 versions)."


*2001 DVD Turner Entertainment Co & WB - Region 1; ISBN 0-7907-4589-5; UPC 1256951592; Extras: scoring session music cues.

ee also

*Film adaptations of the book.

External links

*imdb title|id=0024264|title=Little Women

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