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Little Men
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1hr 26min
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1940
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Alpha Video
Synopsis: Little Men, Louisa May Alcott's followup to her successful novel Little Women, has never truly adapted well to the screen, though this 1940 version is better than most. Kay Francis stars as the all-grown-up Jo March, now in charge of a private school for young boys. Her most contentious charge is rebellious Dan (Jimmy Conlin), who finally learns the rudiments of gentlemanly behavior from the firm-but-gentle Jo. Despite its huge and talented cast, the film is handily (and appropriately) stolen by ... Full Synopsis
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Little Men is a not-very-good adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's book, but taken on its own merits, it's an adequate film. Too much of the Alcott book has been stripped away, and what has been added is clichéd and trite, but even so there are some individual scenes that have sparkle and appeal. Still, much of the dialogue is of the teeth-gritting variety, especially when it (or the attitude beneath ... Read Review
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Jo March
Willie
Maj. Burdie
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