Imitation of Life

Douglas Sirk (director)
Fannie Hurst (novel)
Rollie Lane (photographer)
Eleanor Griffin, Allan Scott (screenwriter)
Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee (starring)

N.p. N.p., 1958. Vintage reference photograph, with wide vertical right border and cropped bottom, of Douglas Sirk and Lana Turner on the set of the 1959 film. "Telegram and Gazette" stamp, dated "AUG 15 1958," "Associated Press," stamp and, descriptive newspaper clipping of photo, now separated, all on verso.

Based on the 1933 novel by Fannie Hurst.

Two single mothers—one white, one black—struggle to raise their rebellious daughters.

Nominated for two Academy Awards.

Set in New York City, shot on location in Los Angeles.

8 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, with two small closed tears in right margin and cropped bottom.

National Film Registry.

[Book #151065]