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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 MacMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns, (DVD)

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 MacMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns, (DVD)

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 MacMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns
Contributor
Broadcaster
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Narrator
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Voice actor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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.--
Assigning source
source of summary not specified
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
Intended audience
Rating: TV-PG
Language note
English and Spanish language tracks; with optional English and Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described
LC call number
GV865.R6
LC item number
J33 2016
PerformerNote
Narrator, Keith David ; voice of Jackie Robinson, Jamie Foxx
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1982-
  • 1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Burns, Sarah
  • McMahon, David
  • David, Keith
  • Foxx, Jamie
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Major League Baseball (Organization)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Biographical television programs
  • Documentary television programs
  • Nonfiction television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Technique
live action
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 MacMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016
  • Widescreen
  • Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.)
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 and 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 (English) and stereo (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD
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 MacMahon and Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, and Ken Burns, (DVD)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016
  • Widescreen
  • Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.)
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 and 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 (English) and stereo (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD

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