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Jackie Robinson / a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with Major League Baseball, WETA, Washington, D.C. ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon ; written by David MacMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns.

Burns, Ken, 1953- film director, screenwriter, film producer. (Added Author). Burns, Sarah, 1982- film director, screenwriter, film producer. (Added Author). McMahon, David, 1976- film director, screenwriter, film producer. (Added Author). David, Keith, narrator. (Added Author). Foxx, Jamie, voice actor. (Added Author). Florentine Films, production company. (Added Author). WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), production company. (Added Author). Major League Baseball (Organization), production company. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster, publisher. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor. (Added Author). Editors, Lewis Erskine, George O'Donnell, Ted Raviv, Michael Levine ; cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore, Stephen McCarthy, Tom Mason ; original music, Wynton Marsalis, Doug Wamble. (Cast).
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Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello DVD 796.357092 JACKIE (Text) 37743002167510 Adult Video DVD Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627896184
  • ISBN: 162789618X
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2016]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016.
Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editors, Lewis Erskine, George O'Donnell, Ted Raviv, Michael Levine ; cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore, Stephen McCarthy, Tom Mason ; original music, Wynton Marsalis, Doug Wamble.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Keith David ; voice of Jackie Robinson, Jamie Foxx.
Summary, etc.: Tells of the story of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, a sharecropper's son who elevated an entire race and country when he broke Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947. The film illuminates Robinson's place as a leader and icon of the civil rights movement whose exemplary life and aspirational message of equality continues to inspire generations of Americans. Includes interviews with family members and rarely-seen photographs and film footage.
Target Audience Note: Rating: TV-PG.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround (English) and stereo (Spanish).
Language Note: English and Spanish language tracks; with optional English and Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described.
Subject: Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
African American baseball players > Biography.
Baseball players > United States > Biography.
Discrimination in sports > United States > History.
Political activists > United States > Biography.
Civil rights workers > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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