“Imitation of Life” quotes

Movie Imitation of Life
Title Imitation of Life
Year 1959
Director Douglas Sirk
Genre Drama
Plot – Lora Meredith is a widow and lives with her child Susy. Despite the financial straits, she welcomes a black woman, Emy Johnson, and her little girl, Sarah Jane. Lora wants to be a theater actress and Steve, a young unemployed photographer, falls in love with her and proposes. A playwright gives Lora a role and she begins a successful career, while Emy stays at home. Sara Jane's skin is almost white and she doesn't like to be considered a black girl. She finds refuge in an unreal world, while Lora begins to suffer from loneliness and Susy feels neglected too.
All actors – Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda, Dan O'Herlihy, Juanita Moore, Karin Dicker, Terry Burnham, John Vivyan, Lee Goodman, Ann Robinson, Troy Donahue, Sandra Gould, David Tomack, Joel Fluellen, Jack Weston, Billy House, Maida Severn, Than Wyenn, Peg Shirley, Mahalia Jackson, Frank Baker, Alex Ball, George Barrows, Chuckie Bradley, Paul Bradley, Chet Brandenburg, Teddy Buckner, George Calliga, Steve Carruthers, Richard Collier, Paul Cristo, Joe Darensbourg, Robert Darin, Mike De Lay, Elinor Donahue, Adolf Eichmann, Cicely Evans, Myrna Fahey, Bess Flowers, George Ford, Paul Gustine, Tedd Hadfield, Shep Houghton, Lynne Hunter, Nelson Leigh, Paul Levitt, Leota Lorraine, John Marlowe, John McNamara, Joseph Mell, Forbes Murray, Eddie Parker, Waclaw Rekwart, Cosmo Sardo, Jeffrey Sayre, Eddie Smith, Cap Somers, Norman Stevans, Ted Thorpe, Jeanne Westmore, Napoleon Whiting
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