Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson


Widescreen version.

Physical Description
2 Blu-Ray videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016.
Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers.

Reading Level
Rating: TV-PG.

Personal Subject
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.

Subject Term
African American baseball players -- Biography.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.

Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs.

Added Author
Burns, Ken, 1953-
Burns, Sarah, 1982-
McMahon, David, 1976-
David, Keith
Foxx, Jamie

Added Corporate Author
Florentine Films
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Major League Baseball (Organization)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Distribution (Firm)

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.

System Details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround (English) and stereo (Spanish).

Language Note
English and Spanish language tracks; with optional English and Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described.

LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Lake Elmo LibraryNonfiction DVDDVD 921 ROBINSON 2 DISCS11Nonfiction DVDs