Little Women (1933)

GEORGE CUKOR

Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1933RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by , , based on the book by .  Cinematography by .  Produced by .  Music by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  Academy Awards 1932/1933.  

Frances Dee, Mabel Colcord, Joan Bennett, Jean Parker and Katharine Hepburn in Little Women.

Considered by some to be the best film version of Louisa May Alcott’s story, this George Cukor-directed family weepie has  playing everyone’s favourite teen writer Jo March, who charms her sisters with her theatrical pastimes and disgraces them with her boyish habits. The rest of the cast is strong, but I grew up watching June Allyson’s version and always enjoyed it more, and think now that Gillian Armstrong’s 1994 version with Winona Ryder is actually the best one.

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