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Imitation of Life

Imitation of Life(1959)

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Director

Douglas Sirk Director
Frank Shaw Assistant Director
Wilson Shyer Assistant Director
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Cast

Lana Turner Lora Meredith
John Gavin Steve Archer
Sandra Dee Susie Meredith, age sixteen
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Susan Kohner Sarah Jane [Johnson], age eighteen
Robert Alda Allen Loomis
Dan O'Herlihy David Edwards
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Karen Dicker Sarah Jane [Johnson, age eight]
Terry Burnham Susie [Meredith] age 6
Sandra Gould Receptionist
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Juanita Moore Annie Johnson
Mahalia Jackson Choir soloist
John Vivyan Young man
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Lee Goodman Photographer
Ann Robinson Show girl
Troy Donahue Frankie
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David Tomack Burly man
Joel Fluellen Minister
Jack Weston Stage manager
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Billy House Fat man
Maida Severn Teacher
Than Wyenn Romano
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Bess Flowers Geraldine Moore
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Paul Bradley Preston Mitchell
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Lynne Hunter Schoolteacher
Myrna Fahey Actress
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Ted Thorpe Dog owner
Paul Levitt Waiter
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Joe Mell Watchman
Edwin Parker Policeman
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Tedd Hadfield Policeman
Fred Somers Truck driver
George Barrows Furniture mover
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Cinematography

Russell Metty Director of Photography
Eddie Pyle Camera Operator
Ledger Haddow Assistant Camera
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Roy Vaughn Assistant Camera
Rollie Lane Stills
Max Nippell Gaffer
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Writer

Eleanore Griffin Screenwriter
Allan Scott Screenwriter
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Producer

Ross Hunter Producer
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Editing

Milton Carruth Film Editor
Bill Stevenson Assistant Editor
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Music

Joseph Gershenson Music Supervisor
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Arnold Hughes Composer
Sammy Fain Composer
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Art Director

Alexander Golitzen Art Director
Richard H. Riedel Art Director
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Visual Effects

Clifford Stine Spec photog
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Make-Up

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Larry Germain Hairstylist
Pat Westmore Hairstylist
LaVaughn Speer Hairstylist
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Costume-Wardrobe

Jean Louis Gowns for Lana Turner
Rydo Loshak Wardrobe
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Martha Bunch Wardrobe
Rosamond Lytle Wardrobe
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Art Department

Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
Julia Heron Set Decoration
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Sound

Film Production - Main

Norman Deming Production Manager
Luanna Sherman Script Supervisor
Frank Musinsky Dial coach
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Don Morgan Unit Publicist
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