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American Playhouse; Killing Floor, The

03/17/1984


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Series
American Playhouse
Program
Killing Floor, The
Series Description

Weekly series of drama, comedy and musical productions. See individual titles or press kit for more info. or description. First production: John Cheever's "The Shady Hill Kidnapping." AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE productions have included filming stage presentations; theatrically released films; produced for television dramas. Series release date: 1/1982

Program Description

THIS IS THE TRUE STORY OF A BLACK SLAUGHTERHOUSE WORKER WHO RISES TO PROMINENCE DURING AN ATTEMPT TO UNIONIZE & INTEGRATE THE CHICAGO MEATPACKERS FROM 1917-1919. STARRING DAMIEN LEAKE,ALFRE WOODARD & MOSES GUNN; WRITTEN BY LESLIE LEE; DIRECTED BY BILL DUKE.

Duration

01:57:42

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Topics
Theater
Citation
Chicago: “American Playhouse; Killing Floor, The,” 03/17/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FBCF64E156BC4F398970E5A166EF8608.
MLA: “American Playhouse; Killing Floor, The.” 03/17/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FBCF64E156BC4F398970E5A166EF8608>.
APA: American Playhouse; Killing Floor, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FBCF64E156BC4F398970E5A166EF8608
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