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The Resource Imitation of life, Universal

Imitation of life, Universal

Label
Imitation of life
Title
Imitation of life
Statement of responsibility
Universal
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • 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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
APL
Characteristic
videorecording
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
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
In English, with optional French or Spanish subtitles and optional English captions for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I426 2003
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
Runtime
236
Series statement
Franchise collection
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life, Universal
Link
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052918/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel: Imitation of life / by Fannie Hurst
  • Originally produced as a motion pictures in 1934 and 1959
  • Special feature (side 2): theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side 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 -- Side 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (236 min.)
Isbn
9780783287065
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 7084
Other control number
025192423321
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
24233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55022725
  • (IMDb)tt0025301
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 2.0 mono; double-sided disc, standard format (1.33:1, 1934 version) & widescreen format (1.85:1, 1959 version)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Imitation of life, Universal
Link
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052918/
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel: Imitation of life / by Fannie Hurst
  • Originally produced as a motion pictures in 1934 and 1959
  • Special feature (side 2): theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side 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 -- Side 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (236 min.)
Isbn
9780783287065
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Previous call number: DVD 7084
Other control number
025192423321
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
24233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55022725
  • (IMDb)tt0025301
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 2.0 mono; double-sided disc, standard format (1.33:1, 1934 version) & widescreen format (1.85:1, 1959 version)
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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