PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.
The line "No. I want a player who's got the guts *not* to fight back." was actually said by Branch Rickey to Jackie Robinson.
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When Pee Wee Reese shows the threatening letter to Mr. Rickey, the door behind Pee Wee says "Private" backward because the lettering is on the other side of the window. The "R" in Private is facing the right way, when it should be backward.
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