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Imitation of life

Imitation of life

DouglasSirk, director

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sirk, Douglas, -- 1900-1987.,
  • Imitation of life (Motion picture)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLucy Fischer, editor.
    SeriesRutgers films in print -- v.16
    ContributionsSirk, Douglas, 1900-1987., Fischer, Lucy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997.I4553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22149638M
    ISBN 100813516447, 0813516455

    Based on a bestselling novel by Fannie Hurst, Sirk's film was the second adaptation of the book, and it strays much farther from the source material than the more straightforward screen version. They truly don't make movies like this anymore; Imitation of Life stands as Sirk's masterpiece and perhaps the greatest Hollywood melodrama ever made/5(24). The first of two film version of Fannie Hurst's novel, 's Imitation of Life chronicles the friendship between two women--one white (Claudette 92%.

    IMITATION OF LIFE. The title of this book, which aims to collect different artistic experimentations insisting on the same topics, has a long history behind his shoulders. Imitation of life is a romance by Fannie Hurst (), then become a film – two films actually: the first shot in , and the second one reissued in –, but it is also a song played by the American . Get this from a library! Imitation of life. [Fannie Hurst] -- "Bea Pullman, a white single mother, and her African American maid, Delilah Johnston, also a single mother, rear their daughters together and become business partners. Combining Bea's business savvy.

    IMITATION OF LIFE by Hurst, Fannie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The lives of a widow and her housekeeper are united first in mutual need, then success and ultimately, in heartache in this Academy Award-nominated Best Picture. Claudette Colbert and Louise Beavers are superb as Bea and Delilah, two women with young daughters who build a life and a fortune together selling Delilah's pancake recipe/5(3).


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