Media: Video and Audio


Enjoy an audiovisual Little Women experience and support educational programming and historic preservation at Orchard House with every order!


Little Women (1933)

Starring Katharine Hepburn as Jo March and directed by George Cukor, this film won an Oscar for Best Adaption Screenplay.
B&W; 116 minutes running time.  Not rated.

DVD     $19.95

Little Women (1994)

Starring Winona Ryder as Jo, Susan Sarandon as Marmee, Claire Danes as Beth, Kirsten Dunst as young Amy, Christian Bale as Laurie, and Gabriel Byrne as Professor Bhaer, and directed by Gillian Armstrong.
Color; 118 minutes running time.  Rated PG.

DVD     $19.95


The Inheritance (1997)

Made-for-TV movie based on what is considered Louisa's first novel, written when she was 17 years old.  It tells the story of Edith Adelon, a poor orphan who finds family and fortune in the most unlikely of places.  Starring Cari Shayne, Tom Conti, Briggita Dau, Meredith Baxter.
Color; 93 minutes running time.  Not rated.

DVD     $19.95

Click here for a paperback version of the novel


Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women Documentary

This PBS American Masters documentary is the first film biography of Louisa May Alcott and was named Best Video of 2009 by the American Library Association Booklist.  With a script drawn from primary sources and filmed in many original locations, this documentary is an entertaining, intimate, and surprising portrait of the author.  Starring Elizabeth Marvel and featuring Jane Alexander.

Color; 90 minutes running time.  Rated PG.

DVD     $24.95

Also see the Audiobook (below), and the companion book here


Louisa May Alcott:  The Woman Behind Little Women Audiobook



Full text of the biography, narrated by author Harriet Reisen, who also produced the PBS American Masters Documentary (above).

11 Audio CDs     $36.00


A companion book is also available here


Image result for orchard house orientation videoOrchard House Orientation Video

A concise video that provides an overview of Orchard Houseand the Alcott family, and includes a special portrayal of Louisa May Alcott by Orchard House Executive Director Jan Turnquist.
Color, 16 minutes running time.

DVD     $19.95



Little Women SoundtrackImage result for little women soundtrack

Score to the 1994 movie version of Little Women, composed and conducted by Thomas Newman.

CD with 26 tracks     $17.95




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