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The Jackie Robinson story [DVD]
by Entertainment Programs Inc., [United States] :
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from title screen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1950,
The Jackie Robinson story -- A tribute to Jackie Robinson / executive producer, Joseph A. Pershes ; narrated by Batt Johnson ; Entertainment Programs Inc., c1997 -- Photo gallery.
Writers, Lawrence Taylor, Arthur Mann ; music score, Herschel Burke Gilbert ; associate producer, Joseph H. Nadel ; director of photography, Ernest Laszlo ; film editor, Arthur H. Nadel ; producer, Mort Briskin ; director, Alfred E. Green.
Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Minor Watson, Louise Beavers, Richard Lane.
Portrays the life of the great baseball player, Jackie Robinson, from his childhood in Pasadena, California through being the first four-letter man at UCLA, to his historic signing with the Dodgers, first at their farm club in Montreal, and then on with them to the big leagues at Ebbets Field in 1947. This special Collector's Edition profiles the life of Robinson with rare historic footage and contains celebrity testimonials, as well as quotes from other great athletes that Jackie Robinson inspired both during and after his career. A photo gallery is also included.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, 4x3 full frame (1.33) Dolby digital.