The Resource Jackie Robinson, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with Major League Baseball ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon ; written by David McMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns, (DVD videorecording)

Jackie Robinson, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with Major League Baseball ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon ; written by David McMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Jackie Robinson
Title
Jackie Robinson
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with Major League Baseball ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon ; written by David McMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns
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Broadcaster
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This latest Ken Burns documentary tells 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Lewis Erskine, George O'Donnell, Ted Raviv, Michael Levine ; cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore, Stephen McCarthy, Tom Mason
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Language note
In English (5.1 surround) or Spanish (stereo); English and Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities
LC call number
GV865.R6
LC item number
J33 2016
PerformerNote
Narrator, Keith David ; voice of Jackie Robinson, Jamie Foxx
Runtime
240
Technique
live action
Jackie Robinson, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with Major League Baseball ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon ; written by David McMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns, (DVD videorecording)
Label
Jackie Robinson, a production of Florentine Films and WETA, Washington, D.C. in association with Major League Baseball ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon ; written by David McMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns, (DVD videorecording)
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television by PBS in 2016
  • Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers
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Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn941834710
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
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Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 240 minutes)
Isbn
9781627896184
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887027557
Other physical details
sound, color with black & white sequences
Publisher number
  • JARO600
  • JARO600.1
  • JARO600.2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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