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The Resource Imitation of life, a Universal picture ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; directed by John M. Stahl. Imitation of life / Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk

Imitation of life, a Universal picture ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; directed by John M. Stahl. Imitation of life / Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk

Label
Imitation of life
Title
Imitation of life
Statement of responsibility
a Universal picture ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; directed by John M. Stahl. Imitation of life / Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • 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 successful and fulfilling lives
Member of
Cataloging source
KyLxBWI
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1959)
  • Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1934)
Credits note
Directors of photography, Merritt Gerstad (1), Russell Metty (2) ; editors, Philip Cahn, Maurice Wright (1), Milton Carruth (2) ; music, Heinz Roemheld (1), Frank Skinner (2)
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.52
Intended audience
  • Not rated
  • 5-adult
Intended audience source
  • Universal Studios Home Video
  • BWI
Language note
Soundtrack in English; subtitles in French and Spanish
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I65 2003
PerformerNote
Claudette Colbert, Warren William (1) ; Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee (2)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1948
  • 1921-1995
  • 1931-2018
  • 1883-1957
  • 1908-1979
  • 1886-1950
  • 1907-
  • 1897-1987
  • 1901-1985
  • d. 1968
  • 1889-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Colbert, Claudette
  • William, Warren
  • Turner, Lana
  • Gavin, John
  • Dee, Sandra
  • Hurlbut, William J.
  • Laemmle, Carl
  • Stahl, John M.
  • Griffin, Eleanore
  • Scott, Allan
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Roemheld, Heinz
  • Skinner, Frank
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
236
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life, a Universal picture ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; directed by John M. Stahl. Imitation of life / Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
  • Originally produced as motion pictures in 1934 and 1959 respectively
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format 1934; widescreen format 1959.
Extent
1 videodisc (3 hr., 56 min.)
Isbn
9780783287065
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192423321
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
24233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 886060
  • (OCoLC)bwi05954775
  • AGU-6683
  • 2008292
  • (KyLxBWI)886060
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 2.0 monophonic; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Imitation of life, a Universal picture ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; directed by John M. Stahl. Imitation of life / Universal International ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin, Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
  • Originally produced as motion pictures in 1934 and 1959 respectively
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format 1934; widescreen format 1959.
Extent
1 videodisc (3 hr., 56 min.)
Isbn
9780783287065
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192423321
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
24233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 886060
  • (OCoLC)bwi05954775
  • AGU-6683
  • 2008292
  • (KyLxBWI)886060
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 2.0 monophonic; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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