Sunday, March 11, 2012

Sunday, March 11, 1934

Mother went to church, but I stayed home and got dinner. In p.m. went to Linwood with Ruth Ray and Nadine and saw "Little Women."

"Little Women" - Original Poster
Starring Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Jean Parker, Frances Dee
Directed by George Cukor
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott
Released: November 16, 1933
Running Time: 117 minutes

Partial Plot Summary:

Set in Concord, Massachusetts during and after the American Civil War, the film is a
 is a series of vignettes focusing on the struggles and adventures of the four March
 sisters and their mother, affectionately known as Marmee (Spring Byington), as they await
the return of their father, who is fighting with the Union Army. Spirited tomboy Jo (Hepburn),
who caters to the whims of their well-to-do Aunt March (Edna May Oliver), dreams of
becoming a famous author and writes plays for her sisters to perform for the local children.
Amy (Bennett) is pretty but selfish, Meg (Dee) works as a seamstress, and sensitive Beth
 (Parker) practices on her clavichord, an aging instrument sorely in need of tuning.

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