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Imitation of life. : two movie special edition

Label
Imitation of life. : two movie special edition
Title
Imitation of life.
Title remainder
two movie special edition
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
  • 1959 version: Two single mothers, a down-on-her-luck actress and a homeless woman, attempt to find happiness for themselves and their daughters
Member of
Cataloging source
KFW
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1934)
  • Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1959)
Credits note
  • 1934 version: Photography, Merritt Gerstad ; film editors, Philip Cahn, Maurice Wright
  • 1959 version: Director of photography, Russell Metty ; film editor, Milton Carruth ; music, Frank Skinner
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
  • In English, with optional French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
  • 1934 version: Claudette Colbert, Warren William, Rochelle Hudson, Ned Sparks, Louise Beavers, Fredi Washington, Baby Jane (Juanita Quigley), Alan Hale, Henry Armetta, Wyndham Standing
  • 1959 version: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda, Dan O'Herlihy, Juanita Moore
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1979
  • 1883-1957
  • 1886-1950
  • 1895-1948
  • 1916-1972
  • 1883-1957
  • 1902-1962
  • 1903-1994
  • 1931-2017
  • 1892-1950
  • 1888-1945
  • 1880-1963
  • 1906-1995
  • 1897-1987
  • 1921-1995
  • 1931-2018
  • 1936-
  • 1919-2005
  • 1889-1968
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  • Laemmle, Carl
  • Hurlbut, William J.
  • Stahl, John M.
  • Colbert, Claudette
  • William, Warren
  • Hudson, Rochelle
  • Sparks, Ned
  • Beavers, Louise
  • Washington, Fredi
  • Quigley, Juanita
  • Hale, Alan
  • Armetta, Henry
  • Standing, Wyndham
  • Griffin, Eleanore
  • Scott, Allan
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Turner, Lana
  • Gavin, John
  • Dee, Sandra
  • Kohner, Susan
  • Alda, Robert
  • O'Herlihy, Dan
  • Moore, Juanita
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Universal Pictures Company
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
236
Series statement
  • Universal legacy series
  • Closed captioned videodisc
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  • Videodiscs
  • Single mothers
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Passing (Identity)
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life. : two movie special edition
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel: Imitation of life / by Fannie Hurst
  • Bonus features: Lasting Legacy - An Imitation of Life ; 1934 feature commentary with African-American cultural scholar Avery Clayton ; 1959 feature commentary with film historian Foster Hirsch ; Original trailers
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
Disc 1. Imitation of life (1934, b&w, 111 min.) / a Universal picture ; the new Universal presents ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; directed by John M. Stahl -- Disc 2. Imitation of life (1959, col., 125 min.) / Universal-International presents ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Control code
1115988
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format 1.33:1, 1934 version & widescreen format 1.85:1, 1959 version.
Extent
2 videodisc (236 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195019132
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
61102436
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1115988
  • (OCoLC)213372618
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Imitation of life. : two movie special edition
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel: Imitation of life / by Fannie Hurst
  • Bonus features: Lasting Legacy - An Imitation of Life ; 1934 feature commentary with African-American cultural scholar Avery Clayton ; 1959 feature commentary with film historian Foster Hirsch ; Original trailers
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
Disc 1. Imitation of life (1934, b&w, 111 min.) / a Universal picture ; the new Universal presents ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; directed by John M. Stahl -- Disc 2. Imitation of life (1959, col., 125 min.) / Universal-International presents ; screenplay by Eleanore Griffin and Allan Scott ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Control code
1115988
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format 1.33:1, 1934 version & widescreen format 1.85:1, 1959 version.
Extent
2 videodisc (236 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195019132
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Publisher number
61102436
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1115988
  • (OCoLC)213372618
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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