Distributor:  Kartemquin Films
Length:  30 minutes
Date:  1983
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Color/BW:  Color
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Taylor Chain II: A Story of Collective Bargaining

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A return 10 years later to the Taylor Chain plant to show labor and management working together against the odds.

Taylor Chain II: A Story of Collective Bargaining

In 1981-2, the Kartemquin filmmakers returned to the Taylor Chain plant to show labor and management working together against the odds, trying to save the plant from becoming the latest victim of anti-union legislation and the globalization of cheap, exploitable labor. A sequel to Taylor Chain I: A Story in a Union Local.

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Official Selection Rotterdam International Film Festiva 1985 Honorable Mention American Film Festival 1985 First Award International Labor Communications Association Film & Broadcast Competition 1985 First Prize Festival of Illinois 1985 Official Selection Tyneside Festival, England 1985 Gold Plaque Chicago International Film Festival 1984 Featured LIPA "Cableline" Series 1984 Featured PBS Life and Death and Other Matters Series 1984


Main credits

Viverito, Vince (Narrator)

Other credits

Camera, Gordon Quinn; sound, Jerry Blumenthal.

Distributor credits

Jenny Rohrer
Jerry Blumenthal Gordon Quinn

Docuseek2 subjects

Labor History
Trade Unions
Late 20th Century (U.S. History)
Economic History
The Industrial Heartland
Labor Economics

Distributor subjects



Kartemquin Films; Politics; Social Issues; Short Films; Labor; Organizing; Manufacturing; Strike; Factory; Union; "Taylor Chain II: A Story of Collective Bargaining"; Kartemquin Films;

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