Born to Be Hurt: The Untold Story of Imitation of Life Sam Staggs

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Born to Be Hurt: The Untold Story of Imitation of Life  by  Sam Staggs

Born to Be Hurt: The Untold Story of Imitation of Life by Sam Staggs
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In a passionate and witty behind-the-scenes expose, the author of All About All About Eve takes on the classic 1959 Douglas Sirk film starring Lana TurnerFew films inspire the devotion of Imitation of Life, one of the most popular films of theMoreIn a passionate and witty behind-the-scenes expose, the author of All About All About Eve takes on the classic 1959 Douglas Sirk film starring Lana TurnerFew films inspire the devotion of Imitation of Life, one of the most popular films of the 50s--a split personality drama thats both an irresistible womens picture and a dark commentary on ambition, motherhood, racial identity, and hope lost and found.Born to be Hurt is the first in-depth account of director Sirks masterpiece.

Lana Turner, on the brink of personal and professional ruin starred as Lora Meredith. African-American actress Juanita Moore played her servant and dearest friend, and Sandra Dee and Susan Kohner their respective daughters, caught up in the heartbreak of the black-passing-for-white daughter in the 1950s.

Both Moore and Kohner were Oscar-nominated as Best Supporting Actress.The author combines vast research, extensive interviews with surviving cast members, and superb storytelling into a masterpiece of film writing.

Entertaining, saucy, and incisive, this is irresistible reading for every film fan.



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