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|Title Statement||42: the Jackie Robinson story / [DVD] : Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures present ; written and directed by Brian Helgeland ; produced by Thomas Tull.|
|Alternative Title(s)||Jackie Robinson story
|Additional Contributors||Helgeland, Brian|
|Publication||Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video, |
|Extent of Item||2 videodiscs (128 min.)|
|Standard Number (UPC, etc.)||883929316038|
|General Notes||Blu-ray disc includes the feature film in high-definition format and a selection of special features; DVD videodisc includes the feature film in standard definition and a limited selection of special features.
"Based on a true story."
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Special features on Blu-ray disc only include the behind-the-scenes featurettes Stepping into history, and, Full-contact baseball, and the featurette The legacy of the number 42.
Special features on DVD videodisc only include the behind-the-scenes featurette Stepping into history.
|Production Credits||Director of photography, Don Burgess ; editors, Kevin Stitt, Peter McNulty ; music by Mark Isham.|
|Performance Credits||Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni, Andre Holland, Alan Tudyk, Lucas Black, Hamish Linklater, Brett Cullen, Ryan Merriman.|
|Audience & Ratings||MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements including language.|
|Languages||Blu-ray: English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional French, Portuguese and Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.DVD: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional French and Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.|
|System Details||Blu-ray; widescreen (2.4:1, 16x9) presentation; DTS-HD MA 5.1 (English), Dolby digital 5.1 (French, Spanish, Portuguese); requires Blu-ray player.
DVD, region 1; widescreen.
|Summary||"In 1946, Branch Rickey, ... owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, took a stand against Major League Baseball's infamous color line when he signed Jackie Robinson ... to the team. The deal put both men in the crosshairs of the public, the press and even other players. Facing unabashed racism from every side, Robinson was forced to demonstrate tremendous courage and let his talent on the field win over fans and his teammates"--Container.|
|Subjects & Genres|
|By Topic||African American baseball players--Drama|
|Racism in sports--Drama|
|Discrimination in sports--Drama|
|By Name||Robinson, Jackie,1919-1972|
|Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)--Drama|
|By Genre||Sports films|
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