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Title Imitation of life [videorecording] / Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk.

Imprint Universal City, CA : MCA Home Video : MCA Universal Home Video, c1992.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Video Fiction  VID Imitation of Life    ---  Inventory in Progress
Description 1 videocassette (VHS) (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Note Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst.
Videocassette release of the 1959 motion picture by Universal.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits Director of photography, Russell Metty ; film editor, Milton Carruth ; music, Frank Skinner.
Cast Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Dan O'Herlihy, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda, Juanita Moore, Mahalia Jackson.
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.
System Details VHS hi-fi; Dolby.
Subject Feature films.
Women in motion pictures.
African Americans in motion pictures.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Turner, Lana, 1921-1995.
Gavin, John, 1931-2018.
Dee, Sandra, 1942-2005.
Moore, Juanita.
Kohner, Susan, 1936-
Kirk, Douglas, 1916-
Hunter, Ross, 1926-1996.
Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968. Imitation of life.
Universal-International (Firm)
MCA Home Video.
MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 155880580X
Music No. 80152 MCA Home Video

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