The Jackie Robinson Story

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The Jackie Robinson Story ★★★ 1950

Chronicles Robinson's rise from UCLA to his breakthrough as the first black man to play baseball in the major league. Robinson plays himself; the film deals honestly with the racial issues of the time. 76m/B VHS, DVD . Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Minor Watson, Louise Beavers, Richard Lane, Harry Shannon, Joel Fluellen, Ben Lessy; D: Alfred E. Green; W: Arthur Mann, Lawrence Taylor; C: Ernest Laszlo; M: David Chudnow.