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Salt of the Earth(1954)

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Brief Synopsis

The wives of striking mineworkers fight to keep the union going.

Cast & Crew

Will Geer Sheriff
David Wolfe Barton
David Sarvis Hartwell
Mervin Williams Alexander
Rosaura Revueltas Esperanza Quintero
Juan Chacón Ramón Quintero
Henrietta Williams Teresa Vidal
Angela Sanchez Consuela Ruiz
Clorinda Alderette Luz Morales
Virginia Jencks Ruth Barnes
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York and Yorkville, NY: 14 Mar 1954
Release Date:  1954 Production Date:  AFI; EB; Alan
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Independent Productions Corp., IPC Distributors, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  The International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers, Independent Productions Corp.
Duration(mins):  94 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,320    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Union Rights

    R. Ray 2011-05-07

    It's so disturbing to me that in this land of FREEDUMB we are still fighting for rights for women, latinos, unions, and gays. We have Mccarthy era... MORE>

  • Salt of the Earth (1954)

    James Higgins 2010-03-12

    77/100. A very real and believably done movie, and it makes a powerful statement in a simple but persuasive way. What is amazing is how excellent the... MORE>