WorldCat Identities

Rassbach, Elsa

Overview
Works: 6 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 103 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History 
Classifications: PN1997.K556, 973.91
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Elsa Rassbach Publications about Elsa Rassbach
Publications by  Elsa Rassbach Publications by Elsa Rassbach
Most widely held works by Elsa Rassbach
The Killing floor ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Custer was a Southern black sharecropper who got a job in a Chicago slaughterhouse in the early 1900's. The horrible working conditions cause him to become a Union activist. But racial tensions lead to a violent confrontation in the streets of Chicago
Lowell fever : teleplay by David Edgar ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The killing floor : teleplay by Leslie Lee ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The sketchbook of Samuel Palmer and other works of 1824-1825 by Elsa Rassbach ( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Homestead : teleplay by Phil Rosenberg ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
American playhouse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"'The Killing Floor, ' is about an illiterate black sharecropper Frank Custer, and his journey from the rural south to Chicago's stockyards. The film, based on actual characters and events, portrays the pioneering attempts of Frank and other stockyard workers to form an interracial industrial union."--1984 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt. Frank Custer, a black sharecropper, moves to Chicago along with his friend Thomas Joshua. Frank gets a job in a Chicago slaughterhouse, while Thomas joins the army. Frank decides to become a Union activist, and tries to organize an interracial union. But racial tensions lead to a violent confrontation in the streets of Chicago. Includes actual footage of the 1919 Chicago race riots
 
Audience Level
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Audience Level
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.37 for The Killin ... to 1.00 for The killin ...)
Languages
English (11)