Imitation of Life [1934] / Imitation of Life [1959] (BLU)

John M. Stahl / Douglas Sirk

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Based on the 1933 best-selling novel, Imitation of Life is one of the most beloved and respected stories of all-time. This emotionally charged drama chronicles the lives of two widows and their troubled daughters as they struggle to find true happiness in a world plagued by racism. The Imitation of Life 2-Movie Collection includes both versions of the film, the original 1934 Best Picture nominee starring Claudette Colbert and the 1959 masterpiece starring Lana Turner. With storylines tackling racism, romance, family, success and tragedy, Imitation of Life is a powerful story that still resonates with audiences today.

Product Details

  • Starring: Lana Turner (1959), Rochelle Hudson (1934), Warren William (1934), Claudette Colbert (1934), John Gavin (1959), Sandra Dee (1959), Susan Kohner (1959)
  • Format: Black & White, Color, Dolby, Fullscreen, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.00.1
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Release Date: 04/07/2015
  • Run Time: 236 minutes
  • Catalogue #: 1168605

Special Features

  • Lasting Legacy - An Imitation of Life Academy Award® nominee Juanita Moore and respected historians reflect upon the making of the films and examine the enduring themes of race, family and identity in this retrospective documentary
  • 1934 Feature Commentary with African-American Culture Scholar Avery Clayton
  • 1959 Feature Commentary with Film Historian Foster Hirsch
  • Original Trailers
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