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The key action in this American drama centers around a group of miners who work in Zinc Town, New Mexico. These Mexican miners go out on strike in an effort to improve their pay to match that of Anglo miners doing the same work, in addition to improving health and safety conditions. Ramon Quintero is one of the main organizers of the strike action, although he doesn't believe in allowing his wife Esperanza to be his equal at home. When a court injunction forces the men to call off the strike, Esperanza leads the women in joining the picket lines.

Salt of the Earth is an History, Drama movie that was released in 1954 and has a run time of 1 hr 34 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4 and a MetaScore of 74.

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Not Rated
| 1954 | 1 hr 34 min | 7.4/10 | 74/100
Will Geer, David Bauer, David Sarvis, Mervin Williams
Herbert J. Biberman
Produced By
Paul Jarrico

Also directed by Herbert J. Biberman