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Salt of the earth [videorecording] / Stellar Film Associates ; Independent Productions Corporation and the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers ; by Michael Wilson
[S.I.] : Artiflix, c2001
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .S247 2001    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Miners -- New Mexico -- Social conditions -- Drama
Strikes and lockouts -- Zinc mining -- New Mexico -- Drama
Women labor union members -- New Mexico -- Drama
Mexican Americans -- New Mexico -- Drama
Mexican American women -- New Mexico -- Drama
Feature films
Historical films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
Note Originally produced in 1953
Not rated
Credits Producer, Paul Jarrico ; director, Herbert Biberman ; screenplay, Michael Wilson ; music, Sol Kaplan
Cast Rosaura Revueltas, Juan Chacon, Will Geer, David Wolfe
Summary A social drama that is based on the true story of the attempt of a New Mexican mining company to break a union strike of underprivileged Mexican and American workers. Against the wishes of their husbands, the wives of the miners play a key role in the strike. Some menbers of the mining company union and women auxilliary members are seen in the film
Alternate Author Biberman, H. J. (Herbert J.)
Wilson, Michael, 1914-1978
Revueltas, Rosaura
Chacón, Juan
Geer, Will
Wolfe, David, 1915-1994
Independent Productions Corporation
International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers

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