Russian, English. Silent film with musical accompaniment; Russian intertitles, English subtitles.
Digitally remastered version. - New York, NY : Kino on Video : Film Preservation Associates [distributor], 1999.
1 videocassette (94 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Title on cassette container: Sergei Eisenstein's Strike
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1925.
"Special contents of this edition [by] Film Preservation Associates." -- Container.
Scenario, Valeri Pletnyov, Sergei Eisenstein, I. Kravchunovsky, Gregori Alexandrov (Proletkult Collective), photography, Eduard Tisse, Vasili Khvatov ; music composed and performed by the Alloy Orchestra ; produced for video by David Shepard.
Cast: Grigori Alexandrov, Maxim Strauch, Mikhail Gomarov, Judith Glizer.
During the Tsarist regime, a worker in Moscow is unjustly accused of theft and commits suicide. When his coworkers call a strike in protest, management, the owners and the government dispatch infiltrators to attempt to break the strike. Unsuccessful, they call in the police and the strikers are slaugtered in a brutal confrontation.