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Title Salt of the earth [(DVD) videorecording] / Independent Productions Corporation ; International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers ; director, Herbert Biberman ; producer, Paul Jarrico ; writer, Michael Wilson.

Publication Info. Narberth, Pa. : Alpha Video Distributors, [2004]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F SAL    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD format.
Note Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Rosaura Revueltas, Juan Chacón, Will Geer.
Credits Camera, Leonard Stark, Stanley Meredith; music, Sol Kaplan; editors, Ed Speigel, Joan Laird.
Event Filmed in New Mexico in 1953.
Summary A semi-documentary drama of the year-long struggle by Chicano zinc miners in New Mexico striking against unsafe working conditions. When an injunction is issued against the workers from picketing, the wives take up battle with a fury, leaving the husbands to care for home and children. They finally overcome the forces of the mine owner and the law that backs them up.
Subject Strikes and lockouts -- Zinc mining -- New Mexico -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Miners -- Labor unions -- New Mexico -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Mexican Americans -- New Mexico -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Historical drama.
Added Author Biberman, H. J. (Herbert J.)
Jarrico, Paul.
Wilson, Michael, 1914-1978.
Revueltas, Rosaura.
Chacón, Juan.
Geer, Will.
Independent Productions Corporation.
International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers.
Alpha Video Distributors.
Standard No. 089218441591
Music No. ALP 4415D Alpha Video Distributors
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