The Wobblies / [presented by] the Center for Educational Productions ; produced and directed by Steward Bird and Deborah Shaffer.

Contributor(s): Bird, Stewart | Shaffer, Deborah | Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 | Center for Educational Productions | Docurama (Firm) | New Video GroupMaterial type: FilmFilmPublisher: [New York?] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video Group, c2006Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0767089669; 9780767089661Subject(s): Industrial Workers of the World -- History | Labor leaders -- United States -- Interviews | Labor union members -- United States -- Interviews | Labor unions -- United States -- History | Labor movement -- United States -- HistoryGenre/Form: DVD-Video discs. | Documentary films -- United States.DDC classification: 331.88 LOC classification: HD8055.I4 | .W6288 2006
Contents:
Extra features: Filmmaker interview (35 min.) -- Paul Buhle interview (15 min.) -- Original I.W.W. songs -- Photo galley -- Filmmaker biographies -- About Docurama -- Docurama trailer park.
Production Credits: Editors, Deborah Shaffer, Steward Bird.
Awards: New York Film Festival, official selection; Berlin International Film Festival, official selectionNarrator, Roger Baldwin.Summary: Incorporating interviews and archival footage, The Wobblies presents the story of the Industrial Workers of the World (or I.W.W.), which in the early 20th century managed to organize various categories of unskilled worker into a single monolithic union and changed the course of labor history by, among other achievements, facilitating the eight-hour work day and fair wages.
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Program content: c1979.

Extra features: Filmmaker interview (35 min.) -- Paul Buhle interview (15 min.) -- Original I.W.W. songs -- Photo galley -- Filmmaker biographies -- About Docurama -- Docurama trailer park.

Editors, Deborah Shaffer, Steward Bird.

Narrator, Roger Baldwin.

Incorporating interviews and archival footage, The Wobblies presents the story of the Industrial Workers of the World (or I.W.W.), which in the early 20th century managed to organize various categories of unskilled worker into a single monolithic union and changed the course of labor history by, among other achievements, facilitating the eight-hour work day and fair wages.

DVD; NTSC; Dolby digital.

New York Film Festival, official selection; Berlin International Film Festival, official selection

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