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Imitation of Life 1933 & 1959 R1 SE in February

Universal Studios Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Imitation of Life: Two-Movie Special Edition on 5th February 2008 priced at $25.98 SRP. 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 film starring Lana Turner.

Disc 1: Imitation of Life (1934)

  • 1.33:1 Full Frame
  • English DD2.0 Mono
  • English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Feature Commentary with African-American Cultural Scholar Avery Clayton
  • Theatrical Trailer
Disc 2: Imitation of Life (1959)
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD2.0 Mono
  • English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Lasting Legacy - An Imitation of Life
  • Feature Commentary with Film Historian Foster Hirsch
  • Theatrical Trailer

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