Salt of the Earth Movie Review 1954

Information and Film Reviews for Salt of the Earth the Movie

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Finally available in this country after being suppressed for 30 years, this controversial film was made by a group of blacklisted filmmakers during the McCarthy era. It was deemed anti-American, communist propaganda. The story deals with the anti-Hispanic racial strife that occurs in a New Mexico zinc mine when union workers organize a strike.

Distribution

MPI Home Video, 16101 S. 108th Ave., Orland Park, IL 60467, Phone: (708)460-0555, Toll-free: 800-323-0442, Fax: (708)873-3177, URL: http://www.mpihomevideo.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 94 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Politics, Labor & Unions, Miners & Mining
Screenplay
Michael Wilson
Cast
Rosaura Revueltas, Will Geer, David Wolfe
Cinematography
Stanley Meredith, Leonard Stark
Director
Herbert Biberman
Music
Sol Kaplan
Producer
Independent Productions Corporation

Awards

Natl. Film Reg. 1992.

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