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Little Men (1940)

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84 min | Comedy, Drama

Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer operate the Plumfield School for poor boys. When Dan, a tough street kid, comes to the school, he wins Jo's heart despite his hard edge, and she defends him when he is falsely accused. Dan's foster ...See moreJo March and her husband Professor Bhaer operate the Plumfield School for poor boys. When Dan, a tough street kid, comes to the school, he wins Jo's heart despite his hard edge, and she defends him when he is falsely accused. Dan's foster father, Major Burdle, is a swindler in cahoots with another crook called Willie the Fox. When the Plumfield School becomes in danger of foreclosure, the two con men cook up a scheme to save the home. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Writers
Mark Kelly (screen play) | Arthur Caesar (screen play) | Louisa May Alcott (from the novel by)
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Editor
George Hively (edited by)
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Updated Nov 29, 1940

Release date
Nov 29, 1940 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Jack Oakie
Willie Willie   See fewer
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George Bancroft
Maj. Burdle Maj. Burdle   See fewer
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Carl Esmond
Prof. Bhaer (as Charles Esmond) Prof. Bhaer (as Charles Esmond)   See fewer
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Jimmy Zahner
Jack (as Jimmy Zaner) Jack (as Jimmy Zaner)   See fewer
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Bobby Cooper
Adolphus (as Bobbie Cooper) Adolphus (as Bobbie Cooper)   See fewer
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Paul Matthews
Stuffy Stuffy   See fewer
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Fred Estes
Emmett Emmett   See fewer
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William Demarest
Constable Tom Thorpe Constable Tom Thorpe   See fewer
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Sterling Holloway
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Isabel Jewell
Stella Stella   See fewer
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Elsie the Cow
'Buttercup' (as Elsie) 'Buttercup' (as Elsie)   See fewer
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Charles Arnt
Drunk in Medicine Show (uncredited) Drunk in Medicine Show (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nora Cecil
Head of Orphanage (uncredited) Head of Orphanage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal K. Dawson
Telegraph Operator (uncredited) Telegraph Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sarah Edwards
Landlady (uncredited) Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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George D. Green
Poker Player (uncredited) Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Henderson
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Hickman
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lloyd Ingraham
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Irving
Truant Officer (uncredited) Truant Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Irving
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Jamison
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Kibrick
Young Danny (uncredited) Young Danny (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Rackin
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nella Walker
Truant Officer (uncredited) Truant Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Wilson
W.L. Reynolds (uncredited) W.L. Reynolds (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke York
Poker Player (uncredited) Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 315 votes