Before the Mountain Was Moved is a 1970 American documentary film produced by Robert K. Sharpe. The film portrays the struggle by the inhabitants of Raleigh County, West Virginia, to preserve their land from the ravages of strip mining, and their efforts to pass state legislation to this end. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
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Copyright Info: This movie is in the public domain and is legally available for free on YouTube.