Peter Lawford Lookalike


Does anyone know the name of the actor in Little Women that is the splitting image of Peter Lawford?

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Just watched today on TCM for their day of Katherine Hepburn, and I have to say that I had to recheck which Little Women I was watching, because Douglass Montgomery sounded EXACTLY like Peter Lawford!

Little Women was one of my favorite stories as a pre-teen and I also read the series, and to me Katherine was the perfect Jo--wheres as June Allyson was annoying...

and the complaint of a "tinny sounding quaint production" is just ridiculous-they sounded to me as 4 girls spirited happy young women of the 1860s should sound.





"a man must shape himself to a new mark directly the old one goes to ground" Sir Ernest Shackleton

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Wow, I felt the exact opposite! While Katherine Hepburn grew into a great actress I found her acting way over the top. Its her 4th film and her inexperience shows. I think June Allyson had a naturally bubbly personality and I found her a joy to watch as Jo.She will always be Jo to me. Hepburn's portrayal seemed so unnatural and forced even melodramatic at times. I also grew up reading Little Women and I felt that June Allyson and Winona Ryder better captured Jo's essence and love of writing.

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I'm kind of somewhere in between the two of you. I thought Hepburn did a marvelous job of conveying the tomboyish awkwardness of Jo. But for the most part her acting was over-the-top. She shouted and bellowed her lines. And I was ultimately less invested in her portrayal of Jo than I was in Allyson's.

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