Salty Dog Blues 9 years old

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.


All Cast

Name Character
Melvin Van Peebles He was 79, now 88 years old as Himself (Interviewee)
Felipe Luciano He was 72, now 81 years old as Narrator


Name Department
Mino Cinelu as Music. He was 55 (now 64) years old Sound
Salty Dog Blues poster
Salty Dog Blues (9 years)

  • Release day: Sunday, January 01, 2012
  • Runtime: 52 minutes