Jackie Robinson /
a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with Major League Baseball, WETA, Washington, D.C. ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon ; written by David MacMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns.
edition
Widescreen version.
imprint
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2016].
description
2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
162789618X, 9781627896184
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2016].
isbn
162789618X
9781627896184
standard identifier
841887027557
publisher #
JARO600
JARO600.1
JARO600.2
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.
general note
Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016.
Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers.
Widescreen.
performer
Narrator, Keith David ; voice of Jackie Robinson, Jamie Foxx.
abstract
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.
language note
In English and Spanish with optional English and Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH) ; audio-described.
catalogue key
10391915
target audience
Rating: TV-PG.
technical details
DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround (English) and stereo (Spanish).

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