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The Resource Louisa May Alcott : 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, (videorecording)

Louisa May Alcott : 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, (videorecording)

Label
Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women
Title
Louisa May Alcott
Title remainder
the woman behind Little women
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
  • American masters
  • Woman behind Little women
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Actor
Film distributor
Interviewee
Production company
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
PX0
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Boyd Estus ; editor, Dick Bartlett ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz
Dewey number
  • 813/.4
  • B
Intended audience
[Not rated]
Language note
In English; optional English subtitles
LC call number
PS1018
LC item number
.L6895 2015
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Marvel (Louisa May Alcott), Daniel Gerroll (Bronson Alcott), Jane Alexander (Ednah Cheney)
Runtime
84
Technique
live action
Label
Louisa May Alcott : 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally produced in 2008 and broadcast on television by PBS as an episode of the television program American Masters in 2009
  • Widescreen
  • 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)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn919094391
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 84 minutes)
Isbn
9781627893923
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887025218
Other physical details
sound, color with black & white sequences
Publisher number
AMMS6207
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)919094391
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo, 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Louisa May Alcott : 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally produced in 2008 and broadcast on television by PBS as an episode of the television program American Masters in 2009
  • Widescreen
  • 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)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn919094391
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 84 minutes)
Isbn
9781627893923
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887025218
Other physical details
sound, color with black & white sequences
Publisher number
AMMS6207
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)919094391
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation; stereo, 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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