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Imitation of Life
Format: DVD Genre: Drama-Classics
Imitation of Life

Imitation of Life

Format: DVD Genre: Drama-Classics
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Keep the hankies handy for this pair of classic tearjerkers based on Fannie Hurst's novel. First, a widow (Claudette Colbert) opens a pancake restaurant with her maid and friend (Louise Beavers), but the pair's business success is matched by problems years later from their grown daughters. 1934's "Imitation of Life" co-stars Rochelle Hudson, Fredi Washington. Next, director Douglas Sirk's lush 1959 remake stars Lana Turner as Lora Meredith, a stage actress who puts her career ahead of her daughter (Sandra Dee). Meanwhile, Lora's housekeeper (Juanita Moore) has trouble with her light-skinned daughter (Susan Kohner), who wants to pass for white. With John Gavin, Robert Alda. 4 hrs. total. Standard/Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English DTS HD stereo Master Audio; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; audio commentary; featurette; theatrical trailers. Includes special packaging.
Directors: Douglas Sirk, John M. Stahl
Studio: Universal Studios
Release Date: 1/10/2012
Item #: MCA212955
UPC #: 025192129551
SKU #: D58317
Attributes: Special Edition, Digital Copy, Slipsleeve Packaging, 2PC
Product Type: DVD
Rating: NR
Closed Caption: Yes

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