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The Resource Imitation of life, [presented by] Universal International ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (videorecording)

Imitation of life, [presented by] Universal International ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (videorecording)

Label
Imitation of life
Title
Imitation of life
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Universal International ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The story of two widows and their troubled daughters. In the search for success as an actress, Lora neglects her daughter. Lora's black housekeeper's daughter repudiates her mother by trying to pass for white. As the years pass, each of the four women realizes that she has been living an emotionally fruitless existence
Cataloging source
BRL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Metty ; film editor, Milton Carruth ; music, Frank Skinner, Mahalia Jackson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue, Spanish or French subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I4553 2001
PerformerNote
Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Dan O'Herlihy, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda, Juanita Moore, Mahalia Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1907-
  • 1897-1987
  • 1921-1995
  • 1919-2005
  • 1911-1972
  • 1889-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Griffin, Eleanore
  • Scott, Allan
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Turner, Lana
  • Gavin, John
  • Dee, Sandra
  • O'Herlihy, Dan
  • Kohner, Susan
  • Alda, Robert
  • Moore, Juanita
  • Jackson, Mahalia
  • Metty, Russell
  • Carruth, Milton
  • Skinner, Frank
  • Hurst, Fannie
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Video recording
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life, [presented by] Universal International ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9780783276700
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192261121
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
22611
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1039195824
  • (OCoLC)1039195824
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Imitation of life, [presented by] Universal International ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9780783276700
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192261121
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
22611
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1039195824
  • (OCoLC)1039195824
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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