With Babies and Banners: Story of the Women's Emergency Brigade (1978)

With Babies and Banners: Story of the Women's Emergency Brigade
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 0hr 45mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Steve Gray Music n/a 120781 8000001
Melanie Maholick Editor n/a 172 7000002
Samantha Heilweil Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Carol Polakoff Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Anne Bohlen Sound n/a 120816 14000003
Mary Lampson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Lorraine Gray Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000003
Lyn Goldfarb Producer n/a 3 3000002
Anne Bohlen Producer n/a 3 3000001
Lorraine Gray Producer n/a 3 3000003
Ting Barrow Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Max Reid Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000002
Lorraine Gray Director n/a 2 2000001
Synopsis
The role of women in the 1937, 44-day sit-in at the General Motors factory in Flint, Michigan is documented. The strike was instrumental in the formation of the United Automobile Workers union. The women recall the sexist nature of the working conditons at the plant and how their participation in the strike was initially unwelcome. But although all of the strikers were men, the women supported the event by cooking for the men during the sit-in, and making signs which were carried by their children.
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