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

Imitation of life, produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (videorecording)

Label
Imitation of life
Title
Imitation of life
Statement of responsibility
produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • 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
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I45 2012
PerformerNote
Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Dan O'herlihy, Susan Kohner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1987
  • 1921-1995
  • 1931-2018
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Griffin, Eleanore
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Turner, Lana
  • Gavin, John
  • Dee, Sandra
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Passing (Identity)
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life, produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Title from container
Bar code
  • 31223111181179
  • 31223111181393
  • 31223111181294
  • 31223111181336
  • 31223111181278
  • 31223111181310
  • 31223111181377
  • 31223111181195
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)816405941
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby 2.0, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Imitation of life, produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Title from container
Bar code
  • 31223111181179
  • 31223111181393
  • 31223111181294
  • 31223111181336
  • 31223111181278
  • 31223111181310
  • 31223111181377
  • 31223111181195
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)816405941
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby 2.0, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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