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Salt of the Earth (1954)

Salt of the Earth
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Will Geer Will Geer
Sheriff
David Wolfe David Wolfe
Barton
David Sarvis David Sarvis
Alexander
Mervin Williams Mervin Williams
Hartwell
Rosaura Revueltas Rosaura Revueltas
Esperanza Quintero
E.A. Rockwell E.A. Rockwell
Vance
William Rockwell William Rockwell
Kimbrough
Juan Chacón Juan Chacón
Ramon Quintero


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Description: Salt of the Earth (1954) is an American drama film written by Michael Wilson, directed by Herbert J. Biberman, and produced by Paul Jarrico. All had been blacklisted by the Hollywood establishment due to their alleged involvement in communist politics. The film is one of the first pictures to advance the feminist social and political point of view. Its plot centers on a long and difficult strike, based on the 1951 strike against the Empire Zinc Company in Grant County, New Mexico. In the film, the company is identified as "Delaware Zinc," and the setting is "Zinctown, New Mexico." The film shows how the miner ... (more)
Release date: 14 March 1954
UPC: 013023002593
Tags: Feminism (3), New Mexico (2), Dignity (2), Strike (2), Drama (2), Freedom (2), History (2), Economics (2), Usa (2), Mexican American (1), Living Conditions (1), Working Conditions (1), Poverty (1), Pregnancy (1), Arrest (1), Birthday Party (1), Solidarity (1), Banned Film (1), Politics (1), Singing (1)
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