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The Resource The killing floor, an Elsa Rassbach production ; adaptation by Ron Milner ; screenplay by Leslie Lee ; producer, George Manasse ; directed by Bill Duke ; a Public Forum Productions, Limited production in association with KERA-TV Dallas/Fort Worth, (videorecording)

The killing floor, an Elsa Rassbach production ; adaptation by Ron Milner ; screenplay by Leslie Lee ; producer, George Manasse ; directed by Bill Duke ; a Public Forum Productions, Limited production in association with KERA-TV Dallas/Fort Worth, (videorecording)

Label
The killing floor
Title
The killing floor
Statement of responsibility
an Elsa Rassbach production ; adaptation by Ron Milner ; screenplay by Leslie Lee ; producer, George Manasse ; directed by Bill Duke ; a Public Forum Productions, Limited production in association with KERA-TV Dallas/Fort Worth
Contributor
Actor
Author
Director of photography
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of the struggle to build an interracial labor union in the Chicago Stockyards. Traces the racial and class conflicts in the slaughterhouses and management's efforts to divide the workforce along ethnic lines, which eventually boiled over in the Chicago Race Riot of 1919
Member of
Cataloging source
IBI
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, William Birch ; editor, John Carter ; music, Elizabeth Swados
Dewey number
305.800977311
LC call number
F548.9.N4
LC item number
K55 2019
PerformerNote
Damien Leake, Alfre Woodward, Clarence Felder, Moses Gunn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-2014
  • 1943-
  • 1953-
  • 1929-1993
  • 1918-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rassbach, Elsa
  • Milner, Ron
  • Lee, Leslie
  • Manasse, George
  • Duke, Bill
  • Leake, Damien
  • Woodard, Alfre
  • Felder, Clarence
  • Gunn, Moses
  • Birch, William
  • Swados, Elizabeth
  • Public Forum Productions, Ltd
  • KERA Dallas/Ft. Worth (Television station)
  • Film Movement (Firm)
Runtime
118
Series statement
Film Movement classics
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  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Packing-houses
  • Riots
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The killing floor, an Elsa Rassbach production ; adaptation by Ron Milner ; screenplay by Leslie Lee ; producer, George Manasse ; directed by Bill Duke ; a Public Forum Productions, Limited production in association with KERA-TV Dallas/Fort Worth, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on an original story by Elsa Rassbach
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • "The killing floor (1985) has been preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive as part of the Sundance Institute Collection"--Opening credits
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
850003924953
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1136721837
  • (OCoLC)1136721837
System details
DVD-R
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The killing floor, an Elsa Rassbach production ; adaptation by Ron Milner ; screenplay by Leslie Lee ; producer, George Manasse ; directed by Bill Duke ; a Public Forum Productions, Limited production in association with KERA-TV Dallas/Fort Worth, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on an original story by Elsa Rassbach
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1984
  • "The killing floor (1985) has been preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive as part of the Sundance Institute Collection"--Opening credits
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
850003924953
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1136721837
  • (OCoLC)1136721837
System details
DVD-R
Video recording format
DVD

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