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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
  • Louisa May Alcott
Title variation remainder
the woman behind Little women
Contributor
Actor
Commentator
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
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
Credits note
Photography director, Boyd Estus ; editor, Dick Bartlett ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz
Dewey number
  • 813/.4
  • B
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Marvel (Louisa May Alcott), Daniel Gerroll (Bronson Alcott), Jane Alexander (Ednah Cheney)... [et al.]
Runtime
84
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
Production
Note
Special features: Extended interviews with commentators; interview with filmmakers; Love (a poem by Louisa May Alcott, read by Elizabeth Marvel)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
616074737966
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)497937656
  • .o10803865
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)
Production
Note
Special features: Extended interviews with commentators; interview with filmmakers; Love (a poem by Louisa May Alcott, read by Elizabeth Marvel)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (84 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
616074737966
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)497937656
  • .o10803865
System details
DVD, NTSC, widescreen presentation; stereo. or 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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