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The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)

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Baseball legend Jackie Robinson stars as himself in this compelling biopic of the man who bravely challenged (and broke) the color barrier that existed in America's greatest pastime. The film starts with his college athletic career and proceeds to documen… View More
Genres Drama, Historical
Director Alfred E. Green
Starring Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Minor Watson, Louise Beavers View More
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Movie Summary

Baseball legend Jackie Robinson stars as himself in this compelling biopic of the man who bravely challenged (and broke) the color barrier that existed in America's greatest pastime. The film starts with his college athletic career and proceeds to document his rocky and abuse-ridden tenure in the minors, his relationship with supportive Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey (Minor Watson), and his eventual big league debut, in 1947.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Historical
Director Alfred E. Green
Starring Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Minor Watson, Louise Beavers, Richard Lane, Harry T. Shannon, Ben Lessy, Billy Wayne, Joel Fluellen
Studio Name Film Chest
Release Date 1950
VUDU Release Date 07/11/2012
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 76 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Full Frame, Dolby Digital

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