Keep the hankies handy for this pair of classic tearjerkers based on Fannie Hurst's novel. First, widow Claudette Colbert opens a pancake restaurant with maid and friend Louise Beavers, but the pair's business success is matched by problems years later from their grown daughters. 1934's "Imitation of Life" co-stars Rochelle Hudson, Fredi Washington. Next, director Douglas Sirk's lush 1959 remake stars Lana Turner as a stage actress who puts her career ahead of daughter Sandra Dee. Meanwhile, Turner's housekeeper (Juanita Moore) has trouble with her light-skinned daughter (Susan Kohner), who wants to pass for white. With John Gavin, Robert Alda. 4 hrs. total on two discs. Standard/Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH) French, Spanish; audio commentary; featurette; theatrical trailers.