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Title Work

Title No: 4882

Title: 1876 : labor and violence

Alternate Titles:

Eighteen seventy-six : labor and violence

Molly Maguires

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: c1976 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Excerpt from the feature film "The Molly Maguires."  Depicts dehumanizing conditions of Pennsylvania coal mining in the 1870's.  Shows how despair and anger leads miners to develop "The Molly Maguires," a secret organization dedicated to worker protest."--Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools.

"Concerns a secret organization of Pennsylvania coal miners called the Molly Maguires which sprang up in the late 1800's in protest against appalling working conditions and exploitations."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 22 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Molly Maguires; Coal miners--Pennsylvania; Gangs--Pennsylvania; Terrorists--Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania--Economic conditions--19th century

Cast/ActorConnery, Sean
Distribution CompanyFilms Incorporated
Production CompanyParamount Pictures Corporation
DirectorRitt, Martin
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)

Items x2

4882-1Safety Film : Viewing print 
4882-2Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library