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Jeremy Butler <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 5 Jan 1995 11:06:03 CST
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Author:  [log in to unmask] (Stephen O'Riordan)
Date:    1/5/95 10:28 AM
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>>Author:  Marti Mangan <[log in to unmask]>
>>Date:    1/4/95 5:32 PM
>>Do any of you film librarians know where I could rent (for classroom
>>purposes) a print of Imitation of Life (Stahl, 1934) starring Claudette
>>Colbert?  Thanks.
>I haven't checked recently, Marti, but the last time I looked (four or five
>years ago) IMITATION OF LIFE (1934) was not available in 16mm.  There was a
>print floating around in the '80s when Swank (?) was handling Universal
>films.  I think now that the rights may be controlled by Turner, but I'm
>really not sure.
>If anyone can clarify where the 1930's Universal films have wound up I'd be
>most grateful.
>P.S.  I used both IMITATION OF LIFEs in my dissertation so I've got kinda a
>vested interest in this...
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>  Jeremy Butler                                  [log in to unmask]
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>  Telecommunication & Film Dept. * University of Alabama * Tuscaloosa
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Marti, Swank Still handles, Imitation of Life 1934, as well as many 1930-
1940 Universal films.  Just in case you don't have their number 800 876-  3344.
Stephen O'Riordan
Film/Video Archives
Media Center, UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA  92093-0504
Tel: 619/534-7981  Fax:  619/534-7180
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