Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth
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Format:  DVD-R
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 34 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: April 28, 2015
  • Originally Released: 1953
  • Label: Film Detective
  • Encoding: Region [unknown]

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Product Description:

A controversial drama about the struggles of striking mineworkers in a small New Mexico town whose views are socialistic and surprisingly feminist. Many of the actors and the film's director were blacklisted after its release.

Plot Synopsis:

In New Mexico, Mexican zinc miners, fed up with the life-threatening conditions under which they work, organize a walk-out. The racist management of the company tries to end the strike, with a variety of extremely violent and cruel tactics.

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Production Notes:

  • SALT OF THE EARTH was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1992.
  • The film was sponsored by the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers.
  • When SALT OF THE EARTH was first released, it was considered to be a propaganda film in favor of communism. Some of its makers faced a McCarthy-era Congress, and its director served time in jail.
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  • UPC: 818522011981
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