American Masters

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women'

Passport Season 22 Episode 7 | 1h 23m 9s

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind ‘Little Women’ is the first film biography about the celebrated author and reveals a remarkable woman, ahead of her time, who was much more than a writer of children’s books.

Aired: 12/15/09

Expires: 05/20/21

Rating: TV-PG

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