PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.
18 April 2013 | tavm
9 | 42 is a near-great depiction of Jackie Robinson's breaking the color line in baseball history
A few years ago during Black History Month, I reviewed The Jackie Robinson Story which starred Robinson. I mentioned he...
When calling the catch of a fly ball in the movie, broadcaster Red Barber says "Back, back, back..." In another play-by-play call, he exclaims "Oh, Doctor!" Contrary to popular belief, Barber didn't use either line regularly. Barber said the only time he used... ...
Robinson rounds third, headed for home sweet home.
Music comes from the car radio as soon as the switch clicks. Car radios had vacuum tubes until the mid 1950s, and needed to warm up for 5 or 10 seconds before any sound was produced.
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