THE RETURN OF JOE HILL

THE RETURN OF JOE HILL

    Price: $210.00

    Code: 1474
    Format: DVD

    Tells the story of Joe Hill (1879-1915), a Swedish immigrant to America who became a songwriter, cartoonist and labor organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and whose 1915 execution by the state of Utah for a crime he probably did not commit transformed him into a martyr for the labor movement and an international folk hero. Historians, artists and activists discuss the contributions of Joe Hill and performances of some of his best known songs are featured.

    Directed by Eric Scholl
    1990, 57 minutes
    Purchase: $210 Classroom Rental: $125

    * * * * * Excellent/Superior in Every Respect/A "Must-Have" for Libraries "...a fascinating and probably little-known history... should prove very valuable for use with junior, senior and college students, and public libraries...The history is very clearly and effectively presented...an excellent production, highly recommended." - Video Rating Guide for Libraries

    "...highly instructional and...highly watchable." - Folklore Forum

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