Based on the 1933 best-selling novel, "Imitation of Life" is one of the most beloved and respected stories of all-time. 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 2-Movie Collection" 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.
Imitation of Life" (1934): Theatrical Trailer, Audio Commentary with African-American Cultural Scholar Avery Clayton; "Imitation of Life" (1959): "Lasting Legacy: An 'Imitation of Life'", Theatrical Trailer, Audio Commentary with Film Historian Foster Hirsch