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My favorite movie of all time, favorite scene is Mahalia Jackson singing "Trouble of the World".

Imitation of Life (1959)

My Grandmother's favorite movie. Imitation of Life 1959 Lana Turner, John Gavin, and Sandra Dee

Imitation of Life:  Fredi Washington was the young actress who played a nineteen-year-old Peola Johnson (Sarah Jane Johnson in the ’59 version.) They approached her to play the older version of Sarah Jane in the 1959 remake but she declined because she didn’t want to only be known as the black actress who was always passing for white. Washington, whose parents were both biracial, had very fair skin and green eyes but she was adamant about the fact that she identified as black.

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

Louise Beavers & Fredi Washington in Imitation of Life Fredi Washington was the young actress who played a nineteen-year-old Peola Johnson (Sarah Jane Johnson in the version.

Juanita Moore (Oct. 19, 1914 – Jan. 1, 2014) was an American film, TV, & stage actress. She was the fifth African American to be nominated for an Academy Award in any category, and the third in the Supporting Actress category at a time when only a single African American had won an Oscar. Moore's portrayal of the broken-hearted housekeeper Annie Johnson whose daughter passes for white in Imitation of Life (1959) won her the nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

was an American film, TV, & stage actress. She was the fifth African American to be nominated for an Academy Award in any category,

So glad things are different and it's not a crime to be gay in most of the world today. The Imitation Game is such a beautiful movie!

Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry Call for Pardons for Gays Persecuted Alongside 'Imitation Game' Subject. Efforts to do right by Alan Turing and tens of thousands of other gay men are backed by the Human Rights Campaign, as well.

Juanita Moore died this week at 99. Here is an article from 2005: Juanita Moore And Susan Kohner: Honored For Imitation of Life | Black Star News

Juanita Moore died this week at Here is an article from Juanita Moore And Susan Kohner: Honored For Imitation of Life

Spending way too much on sushi? Super easy, healthy homemade sushi to the rescue with this California Roll Sushi Bowl Recipe!

Spending way too much on sushi? Super easy, healthy homemade sushi to the rescue with this California Roll Sushi Bowl Recipe! {I subbed canned salmon for imitation crab}

from The Imitation Game                                                       …

The Imitation Game quote. Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.

Imitation of Life by Fannie Hurst (Love both the book & the movie equally.)

This movie always makes me cry Imitation of Life: Fannie Hurst, Daniel Itzkovitz, Daniel Itzkovitz:

Imitation Crab Seafood Enchiladas Recipe madeinaday.com

Seafood Enchiladas with Imitation Crab

Crab Stuffed Whitefish / http://bamskitchen.com

Crab Stuffed Whitefish // 30 minute meal Crab Stuffed Whitefish is made with succulent whitefish stuffed with creamy and dreamy crab filling and topped with a lemon butter drizzle.in just 30 little minutes.

RIP Juanita Moore, died at the ripe old age of 99, 1/1/14. Remember best in Imitation of Life with Lana Turner.

RIP: Actress Juanita Moore dies at 99 Ms. Moore is best known for her role as Annie Johnson in the 1959 remake of "Imitation of Life." Her portrayal won her a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. - From Brown Girl Collective

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