• Drama
  • Rated: G
  • Director: Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand
  • Writer: Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand, Ben Maddow
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Native Land is a 1942 documentary film directed by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand. A combination of a documentary format and staged reenactments, the film depicted the struggle of trade unions against union-busting corporations, their spies and contractors. It was based on the 1938 report of the La Follette Committee's investigation of the repression of labor organizing. Famous African-American singer, actor and activist Paul Robeson participated as an off-screen narrator and vocalist.
  • Drama
  • Rated: G
  • Director: Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand
  • Writer: Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand, Ben Maddow

  • Art Smith
    James Hanney
    Fred Johnson
    Mary George
    John Rennick
    Amelia Romano
    Houseley Stevenson
    Howard Da Silva
    Vaughn King
    Tom Pedi
    Louis Grant
    Paul Robeson
    Bert Conway
    Richard Bishop
    Charles Jordan

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  • (1942)

  • Drama
  • Rated: G
  • Director: Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand
  • Writer: Leo Hurwitz, Paul Strand, Ben Maddow
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Synopsis

Native Land is a 1942 documentary film directed by Leo Hurwitz and Paul Strand. A combination of a documentary format and staged reenactments, the film depicted the struggle of trade unions against union-busting corporations, their spies and contractors. It was based on the 1938 report of the La Follette Committee's investigation of the repression of labor organizing. Famous African-American singer, actor and activist Paul Robeson participated as an off-screen narrator and vocalist.

Starring
  • Art Smith
    James Hanney
    Fred Johnson
    Mary George
    John Rennick
    Amelia Romano
    Houseley Stevenson
    Howard Da Silva
    Vaughn King
    Tom Pedi
    Louis Grant
    Paul Robeson
    Bert Conway
    Richard Bishop
    Charles Jordan