Louisa May Alcott’s timeless tale of the dreams, setbacks, and adventures of the four March sisters—Jo, Amy, Meg, and Beth—has received countless screen adaptations over the decades, but rarely has every element come together so satisfyingly as in this classic 1933 version. From the perfect casting of Katharine Hepburn as the spirited Jo to the ever-elegant direction of George Cukor to the splendid period evocation of Civil War–era New England, this model of studio-era craftsmanship does impeccable justice to a beloved story.
Directed by George Cukor • 1933 • United States
Starring Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Paul Lukas
As four sisters grow from girls to young adults in New England during the hard years of the Civil War, the difficulties, tragedies and joys they experience tear at—but cannot break—their deep ...