The Resource Imitation of life, Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk

Imitation of life, Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk

Label
Imitation of life
Title
Imitation of life
Statement of responsibility
Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
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
XBM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1959)
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Metty ; film editor, Milton Carruth ; music, Frank Skinner
LC call number
PS3515.U59
LC item number
I45x 1992a
PerformerNote
Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Dan O'Herlihy, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda, Juanita Moore, Mahalia Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1995
  • 1921-1995
  • 1936-
  • 1897-1987
  • 1889-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Griffin, Eleanore
  • Scott, Allan
  • Turner, Lana
  • Gavin, John
  • Dee, Sandra
  • Moore, Juanita
  • Kohner, Susan
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • MCA Home Video (Firm)
  • MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Widows
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Widows
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life, Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
  • Videocassette release of the 1959 motion picture by Universal
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (124 min.)
Isbn
9781558805804
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
80152
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
Stock number
80152
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26977270
  • (OCoLC)ocm26977270
System details
VHS hi-fi; Dolby
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Imitation of life, Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
  • Videocassette release of the 1959 motion picture by Universal
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (124 min.)
Isbn
9781558805804
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
80152
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
Stock number
80152
System control number
  • (OCoLC)26977270
  • (OCoLC)ocm26977270
System details
VHS hi-fi; Dolby
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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