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A "group" title! Jackie Robinson story (Motion picture)
What's it called? The Jackie Robinson story [electronic resource].
Who published it? [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2019.
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What's it like? 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 76 min.)) : sd., col.
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Yea! More in this series! Vintage classics
MGM/UA vintage classics.
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Credits Directed by Alfred E. Green.
Performers! Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Minor Watson, Louise Beavers.
What's it about? After a successful baseball career in college and as a coach in the military, Jackie Robinson (playing himself) attracts the attention of Major League Baseball's Branch Rickey. Rickey wants Robinson to play in the minor leagues, believing he can become the first player to break the color barrier and play in the majors. The only catch: He is forbidden from defending himself against racial bigotry. Supported by his wife, Robinson is steadfast in his determination to win.
Who'd like this? Not rated.
Special stuff to know! Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Helpful subjects! Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 -- Drama.
African American baseball players -- United States -- Drama.
Discrimination in sports -- Drama.
It's a special thing! Filmed baseball games.
Biographical films.
Sports films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
More people who helped! Taylor, Lawrence Edmund.
Mann, Arthur, 1901-1963.
Green, Alfred E., 1889-1960.
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Dee, Ruby.
Watson, Minor, 1889-1965.
Beavers, Louise, 1902-1962.
Lane, Richard, 1900-1982.
Shannon, Harry, 1890-1964.
Lessy, Ben, 1902-1992.
Spaulding, Bill.
Wayne, Billy.
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Special numbers! MWT12292853
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