- Published: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, 2006.
- Year Published: 2006
- Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- Eastover Mining Company.
- Coal miners -- Kentucky -- Harlan County.
- Labor unions.
- Documentary films.
- Documentary -- Feature.
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Harlan County, USA
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Call number: DVD 331.87 Ha
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Pittsfield Adult
Originally released in 1976.
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; new essay by film scholar Paul Arthur and music journalist Jon Weisberger; original theatrical trailer.
In 1973, when the Brookside coal miners voted for the United Mine Workers union, the Duke Power Company refused it. Barbara Kopple documented the struggle between the miners and the company, causing a big uproar.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
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