Little Women (1949) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Little Women

Mervyn LeRoy, 1949

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Little Women
Louisa May Alcott, 1868

Little Women is a movie directed by Mervyn LeRoy in 1949 and based on the book of the same name by Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1868. The movie features June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O’Brien, Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh, Rossano Brazzi, and others.

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RATING

7.2

/ 10

Movie Poster: Little Women (Mervyn LeRoy, 1949)

8.1

/ 10

Book Cover: Little Women (Louisa May Alcott, 1868)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Little Women, the 1868 book by Louisa May Alcott.

Little Women

Read by: Gabriel Woolf

Storyline

Four sisters and their mother, whom they call Marmee, live in a new neighborhood in Massachusetts in genteel poverty. Having lost all his money, their father is serving as a chaplain in the American Civil War, far from home. The mother and daughters face their first Christmas without him.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Little Women, the 1949 movie by Mervyn LeRoy

Year

1949

Minutes

122

Movie Rate

7.20

Source: IMDb

Movie

Little Women

Country: USA

Year: 1949

Length: 2h2m

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Cover of Little Women, the 1868 book by Louisa May Alcott

Year

1868

Pages

528

Book Rate

8.18

S: Goodreads

Book

Little Women

Country: USA

First published in: 1868

Length: 528 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Little Women (1933)
Movie by George Cukor
Movie poster
Little Women (1994)
Movie by Gillian Armstrong
TV Mini-Series poster
Little Women (2017)
TV Mini-Series by Vanessa Caswill
Movie poster
Little Women (2018)
Movie by Clare Niederpruem
Movie poster
Little Women (2019)
Movie by Greta Gerwig
TV Series poster
Little Women (2022-)
TV Series by Shin Hyeon-min

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Which is better?

Poster of Little Women, the 1949 movie by Mervyn LeRoy

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Cover of Little Women, the 1868 book by Louisa May Alcott

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IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of Little Women, the 1949 movie by Mervyn LeRoy

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Yes

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18% No

9 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Little Women, the 1868 book by Louisa May Alcott

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Yes

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33% No

8 votes

4 votes

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