The Killing Floor

  • 1984
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama, Historical

The directorial debut of actor Bill Duke, THE KILLING FLOOR is the true story of a black Chicago labor leader whose efforts to help Polish-led labor unions integrate the city's stockyards during WWI were stymied by racial tensions that led to brutal rioting in July 1919. The film was made for the PBS series "American Playhouse" in 1984 and was released...read more

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  • Released: 1984
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: The directorial debut of actor Bill Duke, THE KILLING FLOOR is the true story of a black Chicago labor leader whose efforts to help Polish-led labor unions integrate the city's stockyards during WWI were stymied by racial tensions that led to brutal riotin… (more)

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