Little Women

1933

Little Women

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George Cukor directed this classic adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's sentimental novel with a shimmering lavishness that is a prime example of the classic Hollywood style at its best. The story concerns the lives of four New England sisters -- Jo (Katharine Hepburn), Amy (Joan Bennett), Meg (Frances Dee), and Beth (Jean Parker) -- during the time of the Civil War. Jo desires to leave home to become a writer, but decides to stay to help the family. But Meg announces her plans to get married, so Jo leaves for New York City. As she settles down to a writing career, she meets Professor Fritz Bhaer (Paul Lukas), who helps her with her work. While Jo is away, Amy falls in love and marries Jo's old flame Laurie Laurence (Douglass Montgomery). But Jo is forced to return to New England when she discovers Beth is dying. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

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Joan Bennett
as Amy March
Frances Dee
as Meg March
Jean Parker
as Beth March
Paul Lukas
as Prof. Bhaer
Edna May Oliver
as Aunt March
Henry Stephenson
as Mr. Laurence
Samuel S. Hinds
as Mr. March
John Lodge
as Brooke
Marion Ballou
as Mrs. Kirke
June Filmer
as Girl at Boarding House
Harry Beresford
as Dr. Bangs
Dorothy Gray
as Girl at Boarding House
Olin Howland
as Mr. Davis
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