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The Resource Imitation of life, Universal International presents, (videorecording)

Imitation of life, Universal International presents, (videorecording)

Label
Imitation of life
Title
Imitation of life
Statement of responsibility
Universal International presents
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
CIA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; director of photography, Russell Metty ; film editor, Milton Carruth ; music, Frank Skinner, Mahalia Jackson
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • English ; subtitles in French and Spanish
PerformerNote
Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Dan O'Herlihy, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda, Juanita Moore, Mahalia Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1921-1995
  • 1936-
  • 1911-1972
  • 1897-1987
  • 1906-1995
  • 1889-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Turner, Lana
  • Gavin, John
  • Dee, Sandra
  • Moore, Juanita
  • Kohner, Susan
  • Jackson, Mahalia
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Griffin, Eleanore
  • Scott, Allan
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Women in motion pictures
  • African Americans in motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life, Universal International presents, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
  • DVD release of the 1959 motion picture
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm51341590
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9780783276700
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
(Sirsi) 673150
System details
DVD ; Dolby 2.0 mono ; anamorphic widescreen aspect ratio 1.85:1 ; Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Imitation of life, Universal International presents, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
  • DVD release of the 1959 motion picture
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm51341590
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9780783276700
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
(Sirsi) 673150
System details
DVD ; Dolby 2.0 mono ; anamorphic widescreen aspect ratio 1.85:1 ; Region 1 encoding
Video recording format
DVD

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