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Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women

Author: Elizabeth MarvelDaniel GerrollJane AlexanderHarriet ReisenNancy W PorterAll authors
Publisher: Lexington, MA : Nancy Porter Productions, ©2008.
Series: American masters series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Louisa May Alcott, the author best known for writing Little women. The script was based on primary sources and the film was shot in original locations. Includes commentary by Alcott scholars.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television adaptations
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Louisa May Alcott; Madeleine B Stern; Ednah Dow Cheney; Martha Saxton; Louisa May Alcott; Ednah Dow Cheney; Martha Saxton; Madeleine B Stern
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Marvel; Daniel Gerroll; Jane Alexander; Harriet Reisen; Nancy W Porter; Ednah Dow Cheney; Louisa May Alcott; Madeleine B Stern; Martha Saxton; Nancy Porter Productions.; Educational Broadcasting Corporation.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 497933313
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: Extended interviews with Geraldine Brooks, Joel Myerson, Sarah Elbert, Daniel Shealy, Madeleine Stern, Jan Turnquist, John Matteson (ca. 31 min.) ; Interview with filmmakers Harriet Reisen and Nancy Porter [from A time to review, hosted by Daniel Berman, ca. 13 min.] ; Love, a poem by Louisa May Alcott, read by Elizabeth Marvel [ca. 3 min. ; includes text of poem onscreen].
"All dialogue spoken by historical characters comes from their writings and firsthand accounts."--At start of film.
Originally produced in 2008 as an episode of the PBS television series, American masters.
Credits: Editor, Dick Bartlett ; director of photography, Boyd Estus ; original music, Sheldon Mirowitz.
Performer(s): Elizabeth Marvel, Daniel Gerroll, Jane Alexander.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC ; widescreen presentation ; Stereo or 5.1 Surround.
Contents: Meet Louisa --
Little girls --
Utopia --
Happiest years --
Work --
Changes --
War --
Louisa's secret --
Romance --
The golden goose --
Celebrity --
Loss --
Legacy --
Last days.
Series Title: American masters series.
Other Titles: Woman behind Little women
American masters (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Nancy Porter Productions and Thirteen/WNET New York's American Masters ; Series producer, Prudence Glass ; executive producer, Susan Lacy ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter.
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A biography of Louisa May Alcott, the author best known for writing Little women. The script was based on primary sources and the film was shot in original locations. Includes commentary by Alcott scholars.

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