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The Jackie Robinson Story(1950)

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Brief Synopsis

Jackie Robinson plays himself in this true story of the man who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier.

Cast & Crew

Jackie Robinson Jackie Robinson
Ruby Dee Rae Robinson [earlier known as Rae Isum]
Minor Watson Branch Rickey
Louise Beavers Jackie's mother
Richard Lane [Clay] Hopper
Ben Lessy Shorty
Bill Spaulding Bill Spaulding
Billy Wayne Clyde Sukeforth
Joel Fluellen Mack Robinson
Kenny Washington Tigers manager
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1950 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Eagle-Lion Films, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Jewel Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  77 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,944 or 6,999    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • The Jackie Robinson Story

    Goetan 2013-07-19

    Jackie Robinson in a film about Jackie Robinson! It's evident that Robinson, although sincere, is not an actor, even as himself; solid work from Dee... MORE>

  • Historic baseball movie

    Ben 2007-03-22

    Sure, many can criticize this film for what it didn't show, but it's amovie, not a mini-series. So, they had to gloss over the fact that his... MORE>