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The Resource Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women, produced by Nancy Porter Productions and Thirteen/WNET New York's American Masters ; Series producer, Prudence Glass ; executive producer, Susan Lacy ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter, (videorecording)

Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women, produced by Nancy Porter Productions and Thirteen/WNET New York's American Masters ; Series producer, Prudence Glass ; executive producer, Susan Lacy ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter, (videorecording)

Label
Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women
Title
Louisa May Alcott
Title remainder
the woman behind Little women
Statement of responsibility
produced by Nancy Porter Productions and Thirteen/WNET New York's American Masters ; Series producer, Prudence Glass ; executive producer, Susan Lacy ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter
Title variation
Woman behind Little women
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A biography of Louisa May Alcott, the author best known for writing Little women. The script was based on primary sources and the film was shot in original locations. Includes commentary by Alcott scholars
Member of
Cataloging source
DGU
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American masters (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Dick Bartlett ; director of photography, Boyd Estus ; original music, Sheldon Mirowitz
Dewey number
813.4
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PS1018
LC item number
.L68 2008
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Marvel, Daniel Gerroll, Jane Alexander
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1824-1904
  • 1832-1888
  • 1912-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Marvel, Elizabeth
  • Gerroll, Daniel
  • Alexander, Jane
  • Reisen, Harriet
  • Porter, Nancy W
  • Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Stern, Madeleine B.
  • Saxton, Martha
  • Nancy Porter Productions
  • Educational Broadcasting Corporation
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Stern, Madeleine B
  • Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale
  • Saxton, Martha
  • Authors
  • Authors, American
  • Women authors
  • Women authors, American
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Documentary television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Television adaptations
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women, produced by Nancy Porter Productions and Thirteen/WNET New York's American Masters ; Series producer, Prudence Glass ; executive producer, Susan Lacy ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Extended interviews with Geraldine Brooks, Joel Myerson, Sarah Elbert, Daniel Shealy, Madeleine Stern, Jan Turnquist, John Matteson (ca. 31 min.) ; Interview with filmmakers Harriet Reisen and Nancy Porter [from A time to review, hosted by Daniel Berman, ca. 13 min.] ; Love, a poem by Louisa May Alcott, read by Elizabeth Marvel [ca. 3 min. ; includes text of poem onscreen]
  • "All dialogue spoken by historical characters comes from their writings and firsthand accounts."--At start of film
  • Originally produced in 2008 as an episode of the PBS television series, American masters
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Meet Louisa -- Little girls -- Utopia -- Happiest years -- Work -- Changes -- War -- Louisa's secret -- Romance -- The golden goose -- Celebrity -- Loss -- Legacy -- Last days
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
616074737966
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn497933313
  • (OCoLC)497933313
System details
DVD; NTSC ; widescreen presentation ; Stereo or 5.1 Surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women, produced by Nancy Porter Productions and Thirteen/WNET New York's American Masters ; Series producer, Prudence Glass ; executive producer, Susan Lacy ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Extended interviews with Geraldine Brooks, Joel Myerson, Sarah Elbert, Daniel Shealy, Madeleine Stern, Jan Turnquist, John Matteson (ca. 31 min.) ; Interview with filmmakers Harriet Reisen and Nancy Porter [from A time to review, hosted by Daniel Berman, ca. 13 min.] ; Love, a poem by Louisa May Alcott, read by Elizabeth Marvel [ca. 3 min. ; includes text of poem onscreen]
  • "All dialogue spoken by historical characters comes from their writings and firsthand accounts."--At start of film
  • Originally produced in 2008 as an episode of the PBS television series, American masters
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Meet Louisa -- Little girls -- Utopia -- Happiest years -- Work -- Changes -- War -- Louisa's secret -- Romance -- The golden goose -- Celebrity -- Loss -- Legacy -- Last days
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
616074737966
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn497933313
  • (OCoLC)497933313
System details
DVD; NTSC ; widescreen presentation ; Stereo or 5.1 Surround
Video recording format
DVD

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