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Title:
Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little Women
Author:
Porter, Nancy W., television director, television producer, interviewee.
Publication Information:
[Alexandria, VA] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 84 minutes) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
General Note:
Originally produced in 2008 and broadcast on television by PBS as an episode of the television program American Masters in 2009.

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).
Language:
English
Reading Level:
[Not rated].
Added Uniform Title:
American masters (Television program)
ISBN:
9781627893923
UPC:
841887025218
Format :
DVD