SummaryIncorporating 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.
ContentsExtra features: Filmmaker interview (35 min.)
Paul Buhle interview (15 min.)
Original I.W.W. songs
Docurama trailer park.
Industrial Workers of the World
Labor leaders -- United States -- Interviews.
Labor union members -- United States -- Interviews.
Labor unions -- United States -- History.
Labor movement -- United States -- History.
|Publisher|| [New York?] :Docurama :2006
Distributed by New Video Group,
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981.
Center for Educational Productions.
New Video Group.
Narrator, Roger Baldwin.
Editors, Deborah Shaffer, Steward Bird.
Program content: c1979.
DVD; NTSC; full screen presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
New York Film Festival, official selection; Berlin International Film Festival, official selection.
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.