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Title Louisa May Alcott [dvd] : the woman behind Little women / a co-production of Nancy Porter Productions, Inc. and Thirteen's American Masters in association with WNET ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen
Published [Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS, [2015]
Distributed [Alexandria, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]
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Descript 1 videodisc (approximately 84 minutes) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Content two-dimensional moving image tdi
Media video v
Carrier videodisc vd
Descript 4 3/4 in. rda
digital optical stereo Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
widescreen 24 fps rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Television program
Tech Details DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo, 5.1 surround
Language In English; English subtitles
Performer(S) Elizabeth Marvel (Louisa May Alcott), Daniel Gerroll (Bronson Alcott), Jane Alexander (Ednah Cheney)
Credits Director of photography, Boyd Estus ; editor, Dick Bartlett ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz
Note Originally produced in 2008 and broadcast on television by PBS as an episode of the television program American Masters in 2009
Audience [Not rated]
Note Widescreen
Summary 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
Note 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)
Subject Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888
Women authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography
Genre Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Educational television programs.
Subject Closed-captioned DVDs
Alt Author 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
Add Title American masters. Louisa May Alcott
Woman behind Little women
American masters (Television program)
ISBN 9781627893923
ISBN/ISSN 841887025218
Music # AMMS6207 PBS Distribution

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