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American Playhouse

The Killing Floor (Season 3, Episode 10)
PG
TV Episode | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

During World War I, a poor black Southerner travels north to Chicago to get work in the city's slaughterhouses, where he becomes embroiled in the organized labor movement. He becomes prominent as a leader of fellow African-Americans in the...See moreDuring World War I, a poor black Southerner travels north to Chicago to get work in the city's slaughterhouses, where he becomes embroiled in the organized labor movement. He becomes prominent as a leader of fellow African-Americans in the union, though many, including his best friend, view him as a sell-out. Written by Karl Williams See less
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Apr 10, 1984 (United States)

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Paul Eaton
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Jason Green
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Stephen Henderson
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Gene Janson
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Ted Levine
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Patrick Nugent
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Barbara Redlinski
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Connie Szerszen
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7.2 / 10 | 57 votes