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Jackie Robinson [videorecording] / directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon ; written by David MacMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns.

Burns, Ken, 1953- (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). Burns, Sarah, 1982- (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). McMahon, David, 1976- (film director,, screenwriter,, film producer.). David, Keith, (narrator.). Foxx, Jamie, (voice actor.). Florentine Films, (production company.). WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), (production company.). Major League Baseball (Organization), (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster,, publisher.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD 921 ROBINSON (Text) 33892100383034 Adult DVDs DVD None 06/24/2016 Available -

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]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016.
Widescreen.
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 ;.
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 (Dolby 5.1 surround) and Spanish (Dolby 2.0, stereo) 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.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Nonfiction television programs.

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