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Title Salt of the earth [videorecording] / Independent Productions Corporation ; International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers ; producer, Paul Jarrico ; writer, Michael Wilson ; director, Herbert Biberman.
Published [U.S.] : Pioneer Entertainment (USA), c1999.
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Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Local Note Library's copy includes a second DVD with closed captioning by NCOD.
Credits Camera, Leonard Stark, Stanley Meredith ; music, Sol Kaplan ; editors, Ed Speigel, Joan Laird.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Program notes by Dan Perry ([6] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Special features: chronology of the film's production and distribution; production photos; biographies; filmographies; theatrical trailer; editing and shooting notes; a history of the strike the film is based on accompanied by pictures; history of the Hollywood blacklist; Congressional testimony of the blacklisted filmmakers; the documentary "The Hollywood ten" (about blacklisted writers and directors who defied the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1947 and were imprisoned for contempt of Congress).
System Reqs DVD; Dolby digital.
Cast Rosaura Revueltas, Juan Chacón, Will Geer.
Note Filmed in New Mexico in 1953.
Summary A semidocumentary 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.
Genre Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Biberman, H. J. (Herbert J.)
Jarrico, Paul.
Wilson, Michael, 1914-1978.
Kaplan, Sol.
Revueltas, Rosaura.
Chacón, Juan.
Geer, Will.
Independent Productions Corporation.
International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers.
Pioneer Entertainment (USA)
Related Titles Salt of the earth (Motion picture)
Hollywood ten.
Publisher # DVD1005 Pioneer
OCLC number 42084031