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Imitation of Life



Imitation of Life
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NR,2hrs 4min
January 1, 1958
Universal Studios
Synopsis: This glamorized remake of the 1934 film Imitation of Life bears only a passing resemblance to its source, the best-selling novel by Fannie Hurst. Originally, the heroine was a widowed mother who kept the wolf from the door by setting up a successful pancake business with her black housemaid. In the remake, Lana Turner stars as a would-be actress who is raising her daughter on her own. She chances to meet another single mother at the beach: African-American Juanita Moore. Moore goes to work as Turner's ... Full Synopsis
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Lora Meredith
Steve Archer
Annie Johnson
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