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Little Women (1933) was a Drama - Family Film directed by George Cukor and produced by Merian C. Cooper and Kenneth Macgowan.

Academy Awards 1932/33 --- Ceremony Number 6 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best DirectorGeorge CukorNominated
Best PictureRKO RadioNominated
Best WritingVictor Heerman, Sarah Y. MasonWon
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25 Days of Christmas: Little Women (1933) (1)

By Kristen on Dec 26, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film

The last one in my series of reviews on the three filmed adaptations of Little Women in honor of Christmas is the 1933 George Cukor version. ?This one is widely considered the de facto version of Little Women, and watching it after seeing the 1949 version I realized that the latter version is simply... Read full article


Little women, big?entertainment.

By Brandie on Jan 14, 2010 From True Classics

Louisa May Alcott’s classic 1868 novel Little Women has been adapted into film multiple times–by most counts, fourteen in all–and some of these versions are not readily available for today’s audiences (notably, the two silent versions from 1917 and 1918).? Of all of them, per... Read full article


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Quotes from

Amy March: I'm sure neither of you suffer as I do. You don't have to go to that nasty old Davis' school with impertinent girls who laugh at your dresses and label your father 'cause he isn't rich.
Jo March: Libel, libel! Don't say "label" as if Papa were a pickle bottle.
Amy March: I know what I mean. And you needn't be statirical about it.
[Jo suppresses a laugh at Amy's mispronunciation]
Amy March: It's proper to use good words and improve your vocabillary.


Jo March: [repeated several times] Christopher Columbus!


Jo March: [about her short haircut] Well it's boyish, becoming and easy to maintain.


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Facts about

"Theater Guild on the Air" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 23, 1945 with Katharine Hepburn reprising her film role.
"Theater Guild on the Air" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 21, 1947 with Katharine Hepburn again reprising her film role.
Louise Closser Hale first performed the role of Aunt March, but after her death on July 26, 1933, in the middle of filming, Edna May Oliver took over the role.
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