Item Details

Harlan County, U.S.A. [videorecording]

a Cabin Creek Films ; produced and directed by Barbara Kopple
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Documents the 1973 Kentucky coal miners' strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America.
Director
Barbara Kopple
Release Date
1976
Run Time
104 min.
Language
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Rating
MPAA rating: PG
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a 1976 motion picture.
  • New essays by film scholar Paul Arthur and music journalist Jon Weisberger in booklet in container.
  • Special features: New , restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director-producer Barbara Kopple; audio commentary by Kopple and editor Nancy Baker; "The making-of 'Harlan County, USA': a new documentary featuring interviews with Kopple, crew members and strike participants featured in film; New video interview with legendary bluegrass singer-songwriter Hazel Dickens; never-before-seen outtakes from the film; new video interview with director John Sayles; a panel discussion from the 2005 Sundance Festival featuring Kopple and Roger Ebert ; original theatrical trailer.
Variant Title
Title on container: Harlan County USA
Edition
Special ed
Series
The Criterion Collection
Criterion Collection
Series Statement
Criterion collection 334
ISBN
0780030168
Credits
Cinematography, Hart Perry, Kevin Keating ; editor, Nancy Baker ; music, Hazel Dickens, Merle Travis.
Published
[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection ; Janus Films, 2006.
Publisher no.
HAR120 Criterion Collection
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
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