Salt of the earth (VHS tape, 1987) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Salt of the earth

Author: Michael WilsonPaul JarricoH J BibermanRosaura RevueltasJuan ChacónAll authors
Publisher: Oak Forest, IL : MPI Home Video, [1987?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A social drama based on a 1951 strike at a New Mexico mine. Highlights the role of the miners' wives in demanding equality. Features many of the union 655 7Fiction films.
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Genre/Form: Historical films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wilson; Paul Jarrico; H J Biberman; Rosaura Revueltas; Juan Chacón; Will Geer; Independent Productions Corporation.; International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers.; MPI Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1556074433 9781556074431
OCLC Number: 16627707
Notes: Originally released in 1954 as motion picture.
Credits: Music by Sol Kaplan.
Cast: Rosaura Revueltas, Juan Chacón, Will Geer, David Wolfe, David Sarvis, Mervin Williams, E.A. Rockwell, William Rockwell, Henrietta Williams, Angela Sanchez, Clorinda Alderette, Virginia Jencks, Clinton Jencks, Joe T. Morales, Ernest Velasquez, Charles Coleman, Victor Torres, Frank Talevera, Mary Lou Castillo, Floyd Bostick, E.S. Conerly, Adolfo Barela, Albert Munoz.
Description: 1 videocassette (94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: A social drama which depicts the attempt of a New Mexican mining company to break a union strike of underprivileged Mexican and American workers who endeavor to prevent their wives from participation on an equal basis in the strike.
Other Titles: Salt of the earth (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Independent Productions Corporation and the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers present ; [screenplay] by Michael Wilson ; produced by Paul Jarrico ; directed by Herbert J. Biberman.

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A social drama based on a 1951 strike at a New Mexico mine. Highlights the role of the miners' wives in demanding equality. Features many of the union 655 7Fiction films.
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