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Jackie Robinson

Burns, Ken, 1953- (television director,, screenwriter,, television producer.). Burns, Sarah, 1982- (television director,, screenwriter,, television producer.). McMahon, David, 1976- (television director,, screenwriter,, television producer.). David, Keith, (narrator.). Foxx, Jamie, (voice actor.). Erskine, Lewis, (editor of moving image work.). Raviv, Ted, (editor of moving image work.). O'Donnell, George (Film editor), (editor of moving image work.). Squires, Buddy, (director of photography.). Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- (composer (expression)). Wamble, Doug, (composer (expression)). 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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Kirtland Community College Library GV 865 .R6 J33 2016 30775305518749 Media Library-Circulating Collection Available -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Wide screen.
Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016.
Special features (disc 2): The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Part one. Prologue -- Introduction -- Determined to have a home -- Big man on campus -- Two separate societies -- Villagers -- A very pragmatic man -- Race man -- A level playing field -- Us against the world -- Hope and tension -- Lonliest man in sports -- What did Jackie do? -- Myth made to feel different -- A price to pay ; Disc 2. Part two. Prologue -- Introduction -- Call me Jackie -- The tallest tree -- I've got two cheeks -- The creeping terror -- A righteous emotion -- Our house -- We got it now! -- A tear grows in Brooklyn -- Jackie disciples -- More than patient -- His own man -- Chaos in the house -- Bigger than life -- A watershed moment -- We will not stand silently -- In the fight -- What could I have done? -- Last dash.
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 2.0 stereo (English, Spanish).
Language Note:
English and Spanish language tracks; with optional English and Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described in English (DVI).
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.
Television mini-series.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
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