The Resource Imitation of life, a Universal picture ; a John M. Stahl production ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; directed by John M. Stahl, (videorecording)

Imitation of life, a Universal picture ; a John M. Stahl production ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; directed by John M. Stahl, (videorecording)

Label
Imitation of life
Title
Imitation of life
Statement of responsibility
a Universal picture ; a John M. Stahl production ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; directed by John M. Stahl
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bea, an entrepreneurial single mother, and her housemaid Delilah build a fortune together-- but success doesn't save them from sorrow in the passing years. Delilah's daughter rejects her mother and her race, while Bea must choose between the man she loves and the daughter who loves him too
Cataloging source
CSL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Imitation of life (Motion picture : 1934)
Credits note
Photography, Merritt Gerstad ; film editors, Philip Cahn, Maurice Wright
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English audio with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH) ; Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Claudette Colbert, Warren Williams, Louise Beavers, Fredi Washington, Rochelle Hudson, Ned Sparks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1886-1950
  • 1908-1979
  • 1883-1957
  • 1895-1948
  • 1902-1962
  • 1903-1994
  • 1916-1972
  • 1883-1957
  • 1889-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stahl, John M.
  • Laemmle, Carl
  • Hurlbut, William J.
  • Colbert, Claudette.
  • William, Warren
  • Beavers, Louise
  • Washington, Fredi
  • Hudson, Rochelle
  • Sparks, Ned
  • Hurst, Fannie
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Passing (Identity)
  • African Americans
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Imitation of life, a Universal picture ; a John M. Stahl production ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; directed by John M. Stahl, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD of the motion picture originally released in 1934
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1128870097
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Materials applied
burning
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192194658
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 2.0, mono ; full screen 1.33:1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Imitation of life, a Universal picture ; a John M. Stahl production ; produced by Carl Laemmle ; screenplay, William Hurlbut ; directed by John M. Stahl, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD of the motion picture originally released in 1934
  • Based on the novel by Fannie Hurst
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1128870097
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Materials applied
burning
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192194658
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 2.0, mono ; full screen 1.33:1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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