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Salt of the Earth (1954)

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


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


  2. Michael Wilson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Rosaura Revueltas

    Rosaura Revueltas

    Esperanza Quintero

  2. Juan Chacón

    Juan Chacón

    Ramon Quintero

  3. Will Geer

    Will Geer


  4. David Wolfe

    David Wolfe


  5. Mervin Williams


  6. David Sarvis


  7. Clinton Jencks

    Frank Barnes

  8. Virginia Jencks

    Ruth Barnes

  9. Henrietta Williams

    Teresa Vidal

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Salt of the Earth
Salt of the Earth

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Original Language English

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