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The Killing Floor

PG| 1 hr. 57 min.

Plot Summary
During World War I, impoverished African-American father Frank Custer (Damien Leake) leaves his Southern family and heads to Chicago in search of work. After landing a job at one of the city's many slaughterhouses, he gets caught up in the heated debate over organized labor. Before long he emerges as a hypnotic leader, urging his peers to join the union, a move that puts him at odds with his best friend, Thomas (Ernest Rayford), who starts to question Frank's motivations for backing the union.

Cast: Damien Leake , Moses Gunn , Alfre Woodard , Ernest Rayford , Cynthia Baker , Clarence Felder , Dennis Farina , Ted Levine

Director: Bill Duke

Genres: Drama

The Killing Floor (1984)

Release Date: January 1st, 1984|1 hr. 57 min.

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