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"Fannie Hurst's best selling novel of today's tormented generation!"

Two poor single mothers, each with one daughter, meet at Coney Island one day and form a household to benefit everyone. Struggling white actress Lora Meredith hires widowed black woman Annie Johnson, who is homeless. As the years pass, the housekeeper's light-complexioned daughter, Sarah Jane, grows up and rejects her mother, choosing to pass as a white woman. Meanwhile the self-absorbed actress suffers through a volatile relationship with her daughter, Susie. The tear-jerking melodrama stars Lana Turner, Juanita Moore, Susan Kohner, Sandra Dee and John Gavin. Douglas Sirk directed it.

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| 1959 | 2 hr 5 min | 7.9/10
Cast
Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner
Studio
Universal Studios
Director
Douglas Sirk
Language
English
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Also directed by Douglas Sirk

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