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DVD

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Imitation of life

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (CEN, EAS)

Edition

Widescreen version.

Languages

English dialogue, Spanish, or French dialogue, Spanish or French subtitles.

Performers

Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Dan O'Herlihy, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda, Juanita Moore, Mahalia Jackson.

Publication Information

Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Video, c2002.

Physical Description

1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: Not rated.

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.

Notes

Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.

Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst.

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