Imitation of Life
Douglas Sirk was a German film director. Sirk started his career in Germany as a stage and screen director, but he left for Hollywood in 1937 because his Jewish wife was persecuted by the Nazis. In the 1950s, he achieved his greatest commercial success with film melodramas like IMITATION OF LIFE, ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS, WRITTEN ON THE WIND, MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION.
Filmography: Written On The Wind (1966), A Time To Love And A Time To Die (1958), All That Heaven Allows (1955), Magnificent Obsession (1954)