Little Women (1917 film)

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Little Women
Little Women (1917) poster.jpg
Film poster, June 1917
Directed by Alexander Butler
Screenplay by Louisa May Alcott
Based on Little Women
1868 novel
by Louisa May Alcott
Produced by G. B. Samuelson
Distributed byMoss Films
Release date
17 September 1917
Running time
5 reels [1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles

Little Women is a 1917 British silent historical drama film directed by Alexander Butler and starring Daisy Burrell, Mary Lincoln and Minna Grey. It was the first film adaptation of the 1868-69 two-volume American novel Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. It is now considered a lost film. [2]


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  1. Low p.293
  2. Cartmell & Whelehan p.81