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Title Jackie Robinson [videorecording] / a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with Major League Baseball ; 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.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2016]
[Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2016]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  796.35 B 967  Disc 1of 2    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  796.35 B967  Disc 2 of 2    ---  Available
 PHS AV Material  DVD 796.357 Jackie    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical stereo surround rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Biographical television programs. lcgft
Language English and Spanish language tracks; with optional English and Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described.
Note Title from container.
Performer Narrator, Keith David ; voice of Jackie Robinson, Jamie Foxx.
Credits Editors, Lewis Erskine, George O'Donnell, Ted Raviv, Michael Levine ; cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore, Stephen McCarthy, Tom Mason ;
Note Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround (English) and stereo (Spanish).
Note Widescreen.
Audience Rating: TV-PG.
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.
Note Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers.
Source Ama 08.2016 PARS
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
African American baseball players -- Biography.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
Added Author 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, 1956- narrator.
Foxx, Jamie.
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.
ISBN 9781627896184
Standard No. 841887027557
Music No. JARO600 PBS (container)
JARO600.1 PBS (disc 1)
JARO600.2 PBS (disc 2)

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