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Little Women

Little Women is an 1868 autobiographical novel by Louisa May Alcott, concerning the lives and loves of four sisters (Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy) growing up during the American Civil War. ISBN 0140380221

It has been adapted as a film many times: in 1917, 1918, 1933, 1946, 1949, 1950, 1958, 1970, 1978, 1979 and 1994.

It has a number of sequels:

Good Wives (which eventually become part of the first book)

Little Men

1933 film

The 1933 film Little Women is notable for its nomination for an Academy Award for Best Picture. It was written by Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman from the Alcott novel, and was directed by George Cukor.

The movie starred Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Jean Parker, Frances Dee, Douglass Montgomery and Spring Byington.

It won the Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay.

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