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Imitation of Life

Imitation of Life(1959)

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Brief Synopsis

Two mothers, one white, one black, face problems with their rebellious daughters.

Cast & Crew

Douglas Sirk Director
Lana Turner Lora Meredith
John Gavin Steve Archer
Sandra Dee Susie Meredith, age sixteen
Susan Kohner Sarah Jane [Johnson], age eighteen
Robert Alda Allen Loomis
Dan O'Herlihy David Edwards
Karen Dicker Sarah Jane [Johnson, age eight]
Terry Burnham Susie [Meredith] age 6
Sandra Gould Receptionist
Juanita Moore Annie Johnson
Mahalia Jackson Choir soloist
John Vivyan Young man
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Chicago, IL: 17 Mar 1959; Los Angeles opening: 20 Mar 1959; New York opening: 17 Apr 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
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Color/B&W:  Color (Eastmancolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Stereo Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  124-125 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,155    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Lana Turner!

    Jack 2014-05-11

    Any movie with Lana Turner is a good movie!! MORE>

  • A MOVIE YOU WON'T FORGET

    roblee 2014-02-14

    I have seen this movie several times thru the years and enjoyed it each time as I did a couple nights ago on TCM. It is so refreshing seeing beautiful... MORE>

  • Bold Melodrama for its Time

    Delia 2014-02-07

    This is a groundbreaking look at one girl's experience as a mixed race child. Well, that's actually the subplot after the Lana... MORE>