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The Resource Imitation of life, Universal Pictures Co. ; director, Douglas Sirk ; producer, Ross Hunter ; screenplay, Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott

Imitation of life, Universal Pictures Co. ; director, Douglas Sirk ; producer, Ross Hunter ; screenplay, Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott

Label
Imitation of life
Title
Imitation of life
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures Co. ; director, Douglas Sirk ; producer, Ross Hunter ; screenplay, Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two mothers, one a White stage personality and the other a Black housekeeper, find it increasingly difficult to raise their daughters and have a successful and fulfilling life
Is part of
Cataloging source
CCO
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1959)
Credits note
Photography, Russell Metty ; music, Frank Skinner ; editor, Milton Carruth ; costumes, Jean Louis, Bill Thomas
LC call number
PS3515.U785
LC item number
I4 2008 Disc 2
PerformerNote
Lana Turner (Lora Meredith), John Gavin (Steve Archer), Sandra Dee (Susie, age 16), Dan O'Herlihy (David Edwards), Susan Kohner (Sarah Jane, age 18), Robert Alda (Allen Loomis), Juanita Moore (Annie Johnson), Mahalia Jackson (herself), Troy Donahue (Frankie), Sandra Gould, Jack Weston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1987
  • 1906-1995
  • 1907-1997
  • 1921-1995
  • 1931-2018
  • 1919-2005
  • 1936-
  • 1911-1972
  • 1936-2001
  • 1924-1996
  • 1889-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Griffin, Eleanore
  • Scott, Allan
  • Louis, Jean
  • Turner, Lana
  • Gavin, John
  • Dee, Sandra
  • O'Herlihy, Dan
  • Kohner, Susan
  • Alda, Robert
  • Moore, Juanita
  • Jackson, Mahalia
  • Donahue, Troy
  • Gould, Sandra
  • Weston, Jack
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Universal Pictures Company
  • Universal-International (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Single mothers
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Race relations
  • Women household employees
  • Female friendship
  • African Americans
  • African American women
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life, Universal Pictures Co. ; director, Douglas Sirk ; producer, Ross Hunter ; screenplay, Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Summary partially based on M/B/RS preliminary shelflist card & write-up in Ross & Nash's The motion picture guide, 1927-1983, p. 1362
  • A motion picture released in 1959 that remade a 1933-1934 feature film of the same title
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn309520167
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special editon.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61102436
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)309520167
  • (Sirsi)a7781432
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Imitation of life, Universal Pictures Co. ; director, Douglas Sirk ; producer, Ross Hunter ; screenplay, Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott
Publication
Note
  • Summary partially based on M/B/RS preliminary shelflist card & write-up in Ross & Nash's The motion picture guide, 1927-1983, p. 1362
  • A motion picture released in 1959 that remade a 1933-1934 feature film of the same title
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn309520167
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special editon.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61102436
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)309520167
  • (Sirsi)a7781432
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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