Imitation Of Life


Main Details
Premiere Date 1959-03-17
Category Feature Film
Director Douglas Sirk
Screenplay Eleanore Griffin
Screenplay Allan Scott
Based on the Novel by Fannie Hurst
Cast Lana Turner as Lora Meredith
Cast Juanita Moore as Annie Johnson
Cast John Gavin as Steve Archer
Cast Susan Kohner as Sarah Jane
Cast Sandra Dee as Susie
Cast Robert Alda as Allen Loomis
Cast Dan O'Herlihy as David Edwards
Cast Troy Donahue as Frankie
Cast Jack Weston as Tom
Cast Mahalia Jackson as choir vocalist
Producer Ross Hunter
Music by Frank Skinner
Music by Sammy Fain
Music by Henry Mancini
Cinematography by Russell Metty
Film Editing by Milton Carruth
Production Company Universal International Pictures (UI)
Distributor Universal Pictures
Notes An aspiring actress befriends a black widow, but trouble arises when the latter is rejected by her daughter, who tries to pass for white.


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