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The Resource Jackie Robinson, 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

Jackie Robinson, 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

Label
Jackie Robinson
Title
Jackie Robinson
Statement of responsibility
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
Cataloging source
CaOWLBI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Lewis Erskine, George O'Donnell, Ted Raviv, Michael Levine ; cinematographers, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore, Stephen McCarthy, Tom Mason
Date time place
Originally broadcast as a television documentary in 2016
Intended audience
E
Language note
  • English and Spanish language tracks; with optional English and Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Described video for the blind and visually impaired
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
  • David, Keith
  • Foxx, Jamie
  • McMahon, David
  • Florentine Films
  • Major League Baseball (Organization)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Runtime
240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • African American baseball players
  • Baseball players
  • Discrimination in sports
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Jackie Robinson, 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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--container
  • Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (240 minutes)
Isbn
9781627896191
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887027564
Other physical details
sound, colour with black and white sequences
Publisher number
JAR600B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00298488
  • (CaOWLBI)av00298488
  • 284942
System details
Blu-ray disc (requires Blu-ray player for playback) ; anamorphic widescreen format ; surround sound 5.1, stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Jackie Robinson, 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
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--container
  • Special features: The Anderson Monarchs; outtakes; a conversation with the filmmakers
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (240 minutes)
Isbn
9781627896191
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887027564
Other physical details
sound, colour with black and white sequences
Publisher number
JAR600B
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00298488
  • (CaOWLBI)av00298488
  • 284942
System details
Blu-ray disc (requires Blu-ray player for playback) ; anamorphic widescreen format ; surround sound 5.1, stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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