“The Jackie Robinson Story” is a biographical film about Jackie Robinson, the pioneering black major league baseball player. Depicting his early years, challenges against racial prejudice, and World War II service, the narrative pivots when he’s scouted for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Remarkably, Jackie Robinson plays himself in this film.

The movie delves into Robinson’s battle against racial barriers in Major League Baseball. From initial skepticism and backlash, Robinson’s tenacity transforms perceptions, culminating in a triumphant pennant win for the Dodgers. The film also spotlights the invaluable support Robinson received from his wife, Rae.

The Jackie Robinson Story | December 21, 1950 (Mexico) 6.3
Director: Alfred E. GreenWriter: Arthur Mann, Louis Pollock, Lawrence TaylorStars: Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Minor WatsonSummary: Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century. Traces his career in the negro leagues and the major leagues. Restored in original Black and White.


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