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The Resource Salt of the earth, Independent Productions Corporation ; International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers ; director, Herbert J. Biberman ; producer, Paul Jarrico ; writer, Michael Wilson

Salt of the earth, Independent Productions Corporation ; International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers ; director, Herbert J. Biberman ; producer, Paul Jarrico ; writer, Michael Wilson

Label
Salt of the earth
Title
Salt of the earth
Statement of responsibility
Independent Productions Corporation ; International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers ; director, Herbert J. Biberman ; producer, Paul Jarrico ; writer, Michael Wilson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Related
Cataloging source
NPC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Leonard Stark, Stanley Meredith; music, Sol Kaplan; editors, Ed Speigel, Joan Laird
Date time place
Filmed in New Mexico in 1953
PerformerNote
Rosaura Revueltas, Juan Chacón, Will Geer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-1978
  • 1919-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Biberman, H. J.
  • Jarrico, Paul
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Revueltas, Rosaura
  • Chacón, Juan
  • Geer, Will
  • Kaplan, Sol
  • Independent Productions Corporation
  • International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers
  • Pioneer Entertainment (USA)
  • Organa
  • Play on Productions (Firm)
Runtime
94
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  • Strikes and lockouts
  • United States
  • Miners
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican American women
  • Blacklisting of entertainers
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Salt of the earth, Independent Productions Corporation ; International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers ; director, Herbert J. Biberman ; producer, Paul Jarrico ; writer, Michael Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Special features include: 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); scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
42084031
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
013023002593
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
DVD1005
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format; Dolby digital
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Salt of the earth, Independent Productions Corporation ; International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers ; director, Herbert J. Biberman ; producer, Paul Jarrico ; writer, Michael Wilson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Special features include: 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); scene selections
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
42084031
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
013023002593
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
DVD1005
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format; Dolby digital
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased ; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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