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Salt of the Earth (1954)

03/14/1954 (US) HistoryDrama 1h 34m

Overview

Based on an actual strike against the Empire Zinc Mine in New Mexico, the film deals with the prejudice against the Mexican-American workers, who struck to attain wage parity with Anglo workers in other mines and to be treated with dignity by the bosses.

  1. Herbert J. Biberman

    Director

  2. Michael Wilson

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Rosaura Revueltas

    Rosaura Revueltas

    Esperanza Quintero

  2. Juan Chacón

    Juan Chacón

    Ramon Quintero

  3. Will Geer

    Will Geer

    Sheriff

  4. David Wolfe

    David Wolfe

    Barton

  5. Mervin Williams

    Hartwell

  6. David Sarvis

    Alexander

  7. Clinton Jencks

    Frank Barnes

  8. Virginia Jencks

    Ruth Barnes

  9. Henrietta Williams

    Teresa Vidal

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Full Cast & Crew

Salt of the Earth
Salt of the Earth

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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