Salt Of The Earth

  • 1954
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Docudrama

Landmark semi-documentary account of a strike by Mexican-American mineworkers in the American Southwest which was released at the height of McCarthyism and led to the imprisonment and/or blacklisting of several of the key figures involved. This was one of the first films to deal with the rights of Chicanos and to depict women as playing a central role more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
Michael Biberman
Producer (3 Credits)
Adolfo Barela
Paul Jarrico
Sonja Dahl Biberman
Cinematographer (2 Credits)
Leonard Stark
Stanley Meredith
Editor (2 Credits)
Ed Spiegel
Joan Laird
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Sol Kaplan
Production Designer (2 Credits)
Adolfo Barela
Sonja Dahl Biberman

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