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Imitation of Life, one of the most beloved and respected stories of all time, is now available in a new two-movie special edition! Based on the 1933 best-selling novel, 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 Two-Movie Special Edition 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.
Loved it. Great movies, great value. Love seeing a movie and remake in one set.Published 1 day ago by Joy
great story and both versions are timeless for many reasons.
all the leads each bring something special in the telling of a very
moving subject not just race but... Read more
LOVED THIS MOVIE AND MY MOTHER ALWAY SAID SHE LOVED THE FIRST VERSIONPublished 14 days ago by Linda GUYRE
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Both films have new transfers and restored sound (there's an obvious difference in quality, but it isn't that much better than the previous versions due likely to the conditions of the masters).
Each film also has an audio commentary, and the disc for the '59 version also includes a half-hour... Read More
Feb 14, 2008 by K. | See all 2 posts