Harlan County, Usa

  • 1976
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Documentary

This Oscar-winning documentary by Barbara Kopple chronicles the 1973 strike by Brookside mine workers in Harlan County, Kentucky, using actual footage of the events. Supplemented by documentation of the mine workers's historical struggle in the form of interviews and stock footage, the film successfully captures the plight of the underdog mining community....read more

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Harlan County U.S.A. - Official Trailer
03:01 — Harlan County, USA is a 1976 Oscar-winning documentary film covering the "Brookside Strike", an effort of 180 coal miners and their wives against the (more…)
(Movie Clip) Dark As A Dungeon
Kentuckian Merle Travis' song Dark As A Dungeon used as he probably never expected, in the arresting opening from Barbara Kopple's landmark documentar (more…)
(Movie Clip) Known Communists
Organizers stirring up support for a rally, an old clip from United Mine Workers boss John L. Lewis, a new one from Duke Power's Carl Horn, and varyin (more…)
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03:01 — Trailer for the documentary Harlan County USA. A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike.

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  • Released: 1976
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: This Oscar-winning documentary by Barbara Kopple chronicles the 1973 strike by Brookside mine workers in Harlan County, Kentucky, using actual footage of the events. Supplemented by documentation of the mine workers's historical struggle in the form of int… (more)

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