About the film
baseball biography sports racial segregation racial tension racial prejudice brooklyn dodgers 1940s philadelphia phillies
Release Date: April 12, 2013
|Slogan||:||«The True Story of an American Legend»|
|Production Companies||:||Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures|
|Producers||:||Victoria Thomas, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, Jason Clark, Eric Heffron, Dick Cook, Jillian Share, Donald Dowd, Bonnie Grisan, Darryl Pryor|
The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB executive who first signed Robinson to the minors and then helped to bring him up to the show.