5/5 (1)

 

Title
Salt of the Earth
Genres
History, Drama
Actors
Rosaura Revueltas, Juan Chacón, Will Geer, David Bauer, Mervin Williams, David Sarvis, Clinton Jencks, Virginia Jencks, Henrietta Williams, Ernesto Velázquez, Ángela Sánchez, Joe T. Morales, Clorinda Alderette, Charles Coleman, Víctor Torres, E.A. Rockwell, William Rockwell, Floyd Bostick
Tagline
Country
 United States of America
Director
Herbert J. Biberman
Producer
Paul Jarrico
Runtime
1 h 34 min
Release Date
14 March 1954
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.