The Resource Salt of the earth, [written] by Michael Wilson ; produced by Paul Jarrico ; directed by Herbert J. Biberman, (DVD)

Salt of the earth, [written] by Michael Wilson ; produced by Paul Jarrico ; directed by Herbert J. Biberman, (DVD)

Label
Salt of the earth
Title
Salt of the earth
Statement of responsibility
[written] by Michael Wilson ; produced by Paul Jarrico ; directed by Herbert J. Biberman
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Salt of the Earth centers on a long, difficult, workers' strike against a mining company in New Mexico. Ramon Quintero (Juan Chacon) fights for equity of wages as well as health and safety issues, but at home he mistreats his wife, Esperanza. When the men are forced to end their picketing, Esperanza joins the other women who demand to play a role in the strike, against their husband's wishes. Written, directed, and produced by members of the original blacklisted "Hollywood Ten," Salt of the Earth is a powerful, persuasive drama that educates and inspires
Related
Member of
Awards note
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Best Actress, Rosaura Revueltas, and Crystal Globe Award for Best Picture, 1954; Académie du Cinéma de Paris, International Grand Prize, 1955.
Cataloging source
WAL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Leonard Stark, Stanley Meredith; music, Sol Kaplan; editors, Ed Speigel, Joan Laird
Date time place
Filmed in New Mexico in 1953
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Rosaura Revueltas, Juan Chacón, Will Geer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1914-1978
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Jarrico, Paul
  • Biberman, H. J.
  • Revueltas, Rosaura
  • Chacón, Juan
  • Geer, Will
  • Film Detective (Firm)
Runtime
94
Series statement
Restored classics, the Film Detective archive
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Strikes and lockouts
  • Miners
  • Mexican Americans
  • Blacklisting of entertainers
  • Blacklisting of authors
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Salt of the earth, [written] by Michael Wilson ; produced by Paul Jarrico ; directed by Herbert J. Biberman, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Manufactured by Amazon.com
  • "The only US blacklisted film"--Container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn890821052
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
818522011981
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
FD0010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)890821052
System details
DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Salt of the earth, [written] by Michael Wilson ; produced by Paul Jarrico ; directed by Herbert J. Biberman, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Manufactured by Amazon.com
  • "The only US blacklisted film"--Container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn890821052
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
818522011981
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
FD0010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)890821052
System details
DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital sound
Video recording format
DVD

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