Bet You Didn’t Know: Secrets Behind The Making Of “Imitation Of Life”

July 21, 2014  |  
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Success

Though critics slammed Imitation for what they called a strained chemistry between Turner and Moore, audiences, both Black and White, loved it. Imitation of Life ended up being the fourth highest grossing movie of 1959 and remained Universal’s highest grossing film until 1967. It wasn’t until years later, when critics reviewed it later that they admitted that it was a classic.

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