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Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women

Porter, Nancy W., (television director,, television producer,, interviewee.). Reisen, Harriet, (screenwriter,, television producer,, interviewee.). Marvel, Elizabeth, (actor,, interviewee.). Gerroll, Daniel, (actor.). Alexander, Jane, 1939- (actor.). Brooks, Geraldine, (interviewee.). Shealy, Daniel, (interviewee.). Nancy Porter Productions, (production company.). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), (production company.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.). Elizabeth Marvel (Louisa May Alcott), Daniel Gerroll (Bronson Alcott), Jane Alexander (Ednah Cheney). (Cast).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 162789392X
  • ISBN: 9781627893923
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 84 minutes) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS, [2015]
  • Distributor: [Alexandria, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: In English; English subtitles.
Special features: Extended interviews with author Geraldine Brooks, Alcott scholar Daniel Shealy and others; Q&A with Nancy Porter, Harriet Reisen, and Elizabeth Marvel ; Love (a poem by Louisa May Alcott, read by Elizabeth Marvel).
Originally produced in 2008 and broadcast on television by PBS as an episode of the television program American Masters in 2009.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Boyd Estus ; editor, Dick Bartlett ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz.
Participant or Performer Note: Elizabeth Marvel (Louisa May Alcott), Daniel Gerroll (Bronson Alcott), Jane Alexander (Ednah Cheney).
Summary, etc.: Filmed on location at many places actually frequented by the real persons portrayed and featuring a script written from primary sources, this documentary tells the life story of American author Louisa May Alcott, chronicling her efforts to rescue her family from poverty and find wealth, fame, and happiness for herself. Includes animations and commentary from Alcott scholars, novelist Geraldine Brooks, and the "literary sleuths" who uncovered Alcott's lost thrillers.
Target Audience Note:
[Not rated].
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo, 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English; English subtitles.
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc surface.
Subject: Women authors, American 19th century Biography
Alcott, Louisa May 1832-1888
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Educational television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Biographical television programs.
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