[Videolib] Labor Film Resource

Ciara Healy (cmhealy@waketech.edu)
Mon, 31 Jul 2006 08:25:36 -0400

My working-class studies girlfriend suggests this comprehensive,
excellent source for working class/labor films:

Author: Zaniello, Tom, 1943-
Title: Working stiffs, union maids, reds, and riffraff : an expanded
to films about labor / Tom Zaniello.
Publisher: Ithaca : ILR Press, 2003.
Description: x, 434 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publisher description: The revised and expanded edition of Working
Union Maids, Reds, and Riffraff offers 350 titles compared to the
edition's 150. The new book is global in scope, with examples of
labor films
from around the world. Each entry includes a critical commentary,
data, cast list, MPAA rating (if any), suggested related films,
references to books and websites for further reading, and information
availability of films for rental and/or purchase. This edition
both historical and contemporary films and features many more
and hard-to-find information about agitprop and union-financed films.
new sections will help the reader discover labor films in chronological

order or by nationality or affiliation with certain cinematic
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