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The Resource American masters : the woman behind Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, produced by Nancy Porter Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/WNET New York's American masters ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen, (DVD videorecording)

American masters : the woman behind Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, produced by Nancy Porter Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/WNET New York's American masters ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen, (DVD videorecording)

Label
American masters : the woman behind Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
Title
American masters
Title remainder
the woman behind Little Women
Title part
Louisa May Alcott
Statement of responsibility
produced by Nancy Porter Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/WNET New York's American masters ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen
Title variation
  • Louisa May Alcott
  • Woman behind Little women
Title variation remainder
the woman behind Little Women
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Commentator
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
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
IMR
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • American masters (Television program)
  • American masters (Television program)
Credits note
Photography director, Boyd Estus ; editor, Dick Bartlett ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Marvel (Louisa May Alcott), Daniel Gerroll (Bronson Alcott), Jane Alexander (Ednah Cheney)... [et al.]
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Marvel, Elizabeth
  • Porter, Nancy W
  • Reisen, Harriet
  • Gerroll, Daniel
  • Alexander, Jane
  • Brooks, Geraldine
  • Nancy Porter Productions
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Women authors, American
  • Biographical television programs
  • Documentary television programs
  • Nonfiction television programs
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
animation and live action
Label
American masters : the woman behind Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, produced by Nancy Porter Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/WNET New York's American masters ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 2008 and broadcast in 2009 as an episode of the PBS television series: American masters
  • Special features: Extended interviews with commentators; interview with filmmakers; Love (a poem by Louisa May Alcott, read by Elizabeth Marvel)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
616074737966
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn497937656
  • (OCoLC)497937656
System details
DVD, NTSC, widescreen presentation; stereo. or 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American masters : the woman behind Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, produced by Nancy Porter Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/WNET New York's American masters ; directed and produced by Nancy Porter ; written and produced by Harriet Reisen, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 2008 and broadcast in 2009 as an episode of the PBS television series: American masters
  • Special features: Extended interviews with commentators; interview with filmmakers; Love (a poem by Louisa May Alcott, read by Elizabeth Marvel)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
616074737966
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn497937656
  • (OCoLC)497937656
System details
DVD, NTSC, widescreen presentation; stereo. or 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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