An immigrant coal miner finds himself in the middle of a bitter labor dispute between the workers and the mine owners.
Did You Know?
The film was banned outright in Chicago, Guatemala, Spain, Peru, Venezuela, Trinidad and other countries. Many other locales required cuts in police brutality, Mike's murder and the mine explosions. The Hays office was concerned about Joe's criminal behavior in setting off the mine explosions not being punished, but eventually issued a certificate of approval. See more
The orchestra at the dance, near the beginning of the film, are miming extremely unconvincingly. See more
Referenced in Forty Naughty Girls
Why Do I Dream Those Dreams?
Music by Harry Warren
Played on piano in bar during scene where men challenge Radek See more