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

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

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
Cataloging source
DLC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Imitation of life (1959)
Credits note
Photography, Russell Metty ; music, Frank Skinner ; editor, Milton Carruth ; costumes, Jean Louis, Bill Thomas
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, with optional subtitles in English, Spanish and French
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
  • 1928-
  • 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 (Firm)
  • Universal City Studios
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Passing (Identity)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life, Universal Pictures Co. ; director, Douglas Sirk ; producer, Ross Hunter ; screenplay, Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
  • Closed captioned
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9780783276700
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
22611
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • DSS0700212
  • 5113610
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
  • Closed captioned
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Anamorphic widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Isbn
9780783276700
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
22611
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • DSS0700212
  • 5113610
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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