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Imitation of Life

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MPAA Rating: NR
Genre: Drama
Director: John M. Stahl

Widow Bea Pullman and her daughter, Jessie, take in a fair-skinned black girl and her mother, housekeeper Delilah Johnson . Struggling to make ends meet, Delilah shares her family pancake recipe with Bea, and the two decide to start a business on the Atlantic City boardwalk. Together, the women find great success and considerable fortune, but they also encounter family hardships and some deep-seated identity and racial problems.

Cast :

  • Claudette Colbert
  • Beatrice ``Bea'' Pullman
  • Warren William
  • Stephen ``Steve'' Archer
  • Louise Beavers
  • Delilah Johnson
  • Rochelle Hudson
  • Jessie Pullman
  • Ned Sparks
  • Elmer Smith
  • Alan Hale
  • Martin
  • Henry Armetta
  • The Painter
  • Wyndham Standing
  • Jarvis
Producers :
Carl Laemmle Jr. , John M. Stahl
Writers :

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