The killing floor

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[New York] : Film Movement, [2020].
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[New York] : Film Movement, [2020].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : illustrations ; 14 cm).


General Note
Based on a true story, as told by Elsa Rassbach.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
General Note
"The killing floor (1985) has been preserved by UCLA Film & Television Archive as part of the Sundance Institute Collection"--Opening credits.
General Note
Bonus features: introduction by BIll Duke ; Q&A with Damien Leake and Elsa Rassbach ; making-of ; Pandemic Era Conversations ; interview with Elsa Rassbach ; new essays by James R. Barrett and Joe William Trotter, Jr.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, William Birch ; editor, John Carter ; music, Elizabeth Swados.
Damien Leake, Alfre Woodward, Clarence Felder, Moses Gunn.
Frank Custer is an African-American migrant worker who struggles to help build an interracial union in the Chicago Stockyards. When management efforts to divide the workforce put strain on the racial tensions, the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 is the result.
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DVD, NTSC, 1.33:1 standard presentation, mono, all regions
English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Rassbach, E., Milner, R., Lee, L., Manasse, G., Duke, B., Leake, D., Woodard, A., Felder, C., Gunn, M., Birch, W., Swados, E., Barrett, J. R., & Trotter, J. W. (2020). The killing floor . Film Movement.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Elsa, Rassbach et al.. 2020. The Killing Floor. Film Movement.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Elsa, Rassbach et al.. The Killing Floor Film Movement, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Rassbach, Elsa,, et al. The Killing Floor Film Movement, 2020.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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