Louisa May Alcott's beloved story is given its first grand Hollywood treatment, focusing on the joys and sorrows of sisters Meg (Frances Dee), Jo (Katharine Hepburn), Beth (Jean Parker), and Amy (Joan Bennett), as they grow up in New England during the Civil War. Under the loving guidance of their mother (Spring Byington) while their father is absent, the "little women" struggle to cultivate their dreams and independence. Paul Lukas, Edna May Oliver also star. 115 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Chinese, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish; filmographies; theatrical trailer.