Imitation of Life

Lists: Drama, Romance

Brief Synopsis: "The story is a look at early 20th century American race relations. Today, Imitation of Life has been re-evaluated by critics and is now held up as a masterpiece of Douglas Sirk's directing style."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 1959: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Lana Turner (Lora Meredith)
  • Juanita Moore (Annie Johnson)
  • John Gavin (Steve Archer)
  • Sandra Dee (Susie)
  • Susan Kohner (Sarah Jane, age 18)
  • Robert Alda (Allen Loomis)
  • Dan OHerlihy (David Edwards)
  • Karin Dicker (Sarah Jane, age 8)
  • Terry Burnham (Susie, age 6)
  • John Vivyan (Young man)
  • Lee Goodman (Photographer)
  • Ann Robinson (Showgirl)
  • Troy Donahue (Frankie)
  • Sandra Gould (Annette)
  • Mahalia Jackson (Choir Soloist)
  • Bess Flowers (Geraldine Moore)
  • Billy House (Fat man on beach)
  • Jack Weston (Stage manager)
  • Eleanore Griffin (Director)