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42: the Jackie Robinson story / Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures present a Legendary Pictures production ; a Brian Helgeland film ; written and directed by Brian Helgeland ; produced by Thomas Tull.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9786315115417
  • ISBN: 6315115411
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Warner Brothers : 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Special feature: Stepping into history.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director and writer, Brian Helgeland.
Participant or Performer Note:
Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni, Ryan Merriman.
Summary, etc.:
In 1946, Jackie Robinson is a Negro League baseball player who never takes racism lying down. Branch Rickey is a Major League team executive with a bold idea. To that end, Rickey recruits Robinson to break the unspoken color line as the first modern African American Major League player. As both anticipate, this proves a major challenge for Robinson and his family as they endure unrelenting racist hostility on and off the field, from player and fan alike. As Jackie struggles against his nature to endure such abuse without complaint, he finds allies and hope where he least expects it.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13; for thematic elements including language.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1; region 1; dual layer.
Language Note:
Language tracks in English, French (dubbed in Quebec) & Spanish with optional subtitles in English, French & Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972. > Drama.
Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965. > Drama.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) > Drama.
Major League Baseball (Organization) > Drama.
Baseball players > United States > Drama.
African American baseball players > Drama.
Race discrimination > United States > History > 20th century > Drama.
Discrimination in sports > Drama.
African Americans > Social conditions > History > 20th century > Drama.
Genre: Biographical films.
Sports films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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