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The Resource Jackie Robinson, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with Major League Baseball, WETA, Washington, D.C. ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon ; written by David MacMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns

Jackie Robinson, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with Major League Baseball, WETA, Washington, D.C. ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon ; written by David MacMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns

Label
Jackie Robinson
Title
Jackie Robinson
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with Major League Baseball, WETA, Washington, D.C. ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon ; written by David MacMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, 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
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 ; original music, Wynton Marsalis, Doug Wamble
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
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
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
Technique
live action
Label
Jackie Robinson, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with Major League Baseball, WETA, Washington, D.C. ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon ; written by David MacMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016
  • Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)941834710
  • 647497
  • (OCoLC)ocn941834710
  • 647497
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround (English) and stereo (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Jackie Robinson, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with Major League Baseball, WETA, Washington, D.C. ; directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon ; written by David MacMahon & Sarah Burns ; produced by Sarah Burns, David McMahon, Ken Burns
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016
  • Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)941834710
  • 647497
  • (OCoLC)ocn941834710
  • 647497
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround (English) and stereo (Spanish)
Video recording format
DVD

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