The Jackie Robinson Story

The Jackie Robinson Story

DVD - 2013 | Special collector's edition Full screen edition.
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Portrays the life of the great baseball player, Jackie Robinson, from his childhood in Pasadena, California through being the first four-letter man at UCLA, to his historic signing with the Dodgers, first at their farm club in Montreal, and then on with them to the big leagues at Ebbets Field in 1947. This special Collector's Edition profiles the life of Robinson with rare historic footage and contains celebrity testimonials, as well as quotes from other great athletes that Jackie Robinson inspired both during and after his career. A photo gallery is also included.
Publisher: [United States] : Entertainment Programs Inc., [2013]
Edition: Special collector's edition Full screen edition.
Copyright Date: ?2013
Branch Call Number: DVD JAC
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (86 min.) :,sound, black & white ;,4 3/4 in.

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Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color line in 1947 when he started as first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Before getting called up by the Dodgers, Robinson had played for the Montreal Royals. He's been portrayed onscreen by actors like Andre Braugher, Blair Underwood and Chadwick Boseman, but i... Read More »


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