About the film
1970s navy racism inequality 1940s 1950s 1960s 1930s
Salty Dog Blues
Release Date: January 01, 2012
|Production Companies||:||Third World Newsreel|
|Director||:||Denise Belén Santiago, Alfred J. Santana|
The film looks at men and women of color in the U.S. Merchant Marine from 1938-1975. Through chronicling the lives of these men and women who, with a median age of 82, are beset with a host of life-threatening illnesses, the movie tells how they navigated issues of racism, disparities in the workplace, gender and familial relations.