Salt Of The Earth (1954) - (Movie Clip) Open, Before The Anglos Ever Came
Opening title sequence and the beginning of Esperanza (Rosaura Revueltas) narrating the story from Salt of the Earth, 1954, shot on location Grant County, New Mexico, where the real strike on which the film is based took place.
Salt Of The Earth (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Up To You, Brothers
An accident at the mine becomes the catalyst for a strike, as Alexander (Mervin Williams) orders the Hispanics back to work, and union men Barnes (Clinton Jencks) and Ruiz (Joe T. Morales) refuse, in Salt of the Earth, 1954.
Salt Of The Earth (1954) -- (Movie Clip) No Dogs No Women
Esperanza (Rosaura Revueltas) narrates as the wives try to intervene on the miners' strike meeting where Charlie (Ernest Velasquez) and Ruiz (Joe T. Morales) preside, with strong feminist currents in Michael Wilson's original script, in the independent feature Salt of the Earth, 1954.
Salt Of The Earth (1954) -- (Movie Clip) A Picket Line Of Ladies?
As Esperanza (Rosaura Revueltas) continues her narration, wives of other Hispanic union miners ask her to join them in demanding better sanitation and housing, in Salt of the Earth, 1954.
Salt Of The Earth (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Some Pretty Tough Hombres
Finally an appearance by Will Geer, perhaps the best known actor in the picture, as the sheriff, with boss Alexander (David Sarvis) and bigger boss Hartwell (Mervin Williams), taking a stab at buying off de facto leader Ramon (actual miner and striker Juan Chacon), in the independent feature Salt Of The Earth, 1954.