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Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson [Blu-ray] [2016]

  • SKU: 5207900
  • Release Date: 04/12/2016
  • Rating: NR
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    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    93% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (13 out of 14)

    Special Features


    • A conversation with the filmmakers
    • Outtakes
    • The Anderson Monarchs

    Synopsis


    Ken Burns: Jackie Robinson
    Master documentarian Ken Burns turns his focus to American legend Jackie Robinson in this four-hour PBS biography about the groundbreaking baseball player and civil rights icon. The exhaustive documentary utilizes revealing interviews with Robinson's family as well as rare photographs and film footage to flesh out the story of one of the most interesting and important men of the 20th century. Through his inimitable style, Burns sets out to show why Robinson was so much more than simply the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Narrated by Keith David, with Jamie Foxx reading Robinson's words. Extras include a conversation with the filmmakers. ~ Jennifer Lackman, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Keith David
      Keith David - Narrator
    • Jamie Foxx
      Jamie Foxx - Jackie Robinson



    Customer rating

    Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews

    93%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      A homerun!

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      Eddy
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      A great documentary! The footage, facts and picture quality are great. I would recommend this to any diehard baseball fan, or non-sports fan. A true American who helped pave the integration of a sport.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Saw on PBS had to have it

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      BaBaDoo
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      The PBS Ken Burns Jackie Robinson documentary is so interesting and a must see for all baseball lovers and for all who love justice and fairness in our American lives

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Important part of American History

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      great
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      The part of American History should be told more frequently and shown more convenientLynn. It is certainly a learning experience for life in America.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      A homerun!

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      Blessed
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      Great footage,interviews and very informative. A good look at the personal life and struggles of the times he had to endure. Great movie.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Should be required watching.

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      boombloom
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      Excellent documentary. Very touching and heartwarming. What a spirit. So grateful for Jackie Robinson. Thank you for rising above.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Works great

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      Louis
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      Best Buy is a one stop shop for electronics. Best Buy has great products and I've never had to return anything.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      One of Ken Burns BEST !

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      BKELLEY3rd
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      This Ken Burns - PBS documentary series should be seen by everyone. A great American story of perseverance.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      A wow

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      VRMROSAS
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      If you love baseball this is the movie for you. How Jackie Robinson start with one of the Big team.

      I would recommend this to a friend


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