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The Resource Imitation of life, (videorecording)

Imitation of life, (videorecording)

Label
Imitation of life
Title
Imitation of life
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As Bea and Delilah, two widowed friends with young daughters, build a life and a fortune together, their friendship deepens but their relationship with their daughters become strained
Member of
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1934)
  • Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1959)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • In English with optional French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
I45 2012
PerformerNote
Imitation of life (1934): Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Rochelle Hudson ; Imitation of life (1959): Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1886-1950
  • 1897-1987
  • 1895-1948
  • 1921-1995
  • 1889-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stahl, John M.
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Colbert, Claudette
  • William, Warren
  • Turner, Lana
  • Hurst, Fannie
Runtime
236
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Female friendship
  • Widows
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion pictures 1934-1959
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
  • Dolby digital 2.0 mono, full screen 1.33:1
  • Features: 1934 commentary with African-American cultural scholar Avery Clayton, Lasting legacy : an "Imitation of life," 1959 commentary with film historian Foster Hirsch, theatrical trailers
Bar code
  • 31223126978890
  • 31223126978882
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Imitation of life (1934) / produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; written by William Hurlbut ; directed by John M. Stahl -- Imitation of life (1959) / produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-movie special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (236 min.)
Lccn
be2018052732
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192129551
  • 00025192129551
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
61121216
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Imitation of life, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion pictures 1934-1959
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
  • Dolby digital 2.0 mono, full screen 1.33:1
  • Features: 1934 commentary with African-American cultural scholar Avery Clayton, Lasting legacy : an "Imitation of life," 1959 commentary with film historian Foster Hirsch, theatrical trailers
Bar code
  • 31223126978890
  • 31223126978882
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Imitation of life (1934) / produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; written by William Hurlbut ; directed by John M. Stahl -- Imitation of life (1959) / produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-movie special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (236 min.)
Lccn
be2018052732
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192129551
  • 00025192129551
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
61121216
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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