Left Header Right Header
Header 3a   Header Right End A Header Right End B Space
Header Left 3b
Movie Reviews Movie Trivia
FREE Membership MatchFlick Friday - Win Free DVDs






Member Login  [help]
 
 
 
 
 
Member Trends
 Top 10 List
 Exclusive Interviews
 Horror Club
 Zombie Club
Movie News
 Current News
 News Archives
Message Board
 Go To The Forum
Cool Statistics
 Member Stats
 Trivia Stats
Columns   [more]
 I Can Feel It. C...
 Life Seems To Im...
 One Is All It Us...
 A Cornucopia Of ...
 Column Archives
Popular Movies  [more]
 World War Z
 Mission Impossible 4
 Twilight Breaking Dawn
Popular People  [more]
 Leonardo DiCaprio
 Megan Fox
 Tom Cruise
Membership
 Join for FREE
 FAQs
 About MatchFlick
 Privacy Policy
Contests
 Guess That Scene
Syndication
 RSS Feeds
The Jackie Robinson Story
MatchFlick Member Reviews

1 review / review this flick
 

The Jackie Robinson Story 1950


From Amazon: The vintage film biography The Jackie Robinson Story is unusual in that Robinson portrays himself, and the movie was produced in 1950, barely three years after he took up his position at second base for the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke the "color line" in professional baseball. After providing a fast portrayal of Robinson's early life, up to his collegiate sports career at UCLA and his stint in the U.S. Army, the story turns serious when Branch Rickey offers him a contract to play for a Brooklyn Dodgers farm team. Interestingly, some of the scenes, such as an incident when Robinson and his teammates were being locked out of a stadium...

Directed By:
No image existsAlfred E. Green
Written By:
No image existsLawrence Taylor
No image existsArthur Mann
No image existsLawrence Taylor
Starring:
No image existsRuby Dee
No image existsMinor Watson
No image existsLouise Beavers
No image existsRichard Lane
No image existsHarry Shannon
No image existsJoel Fluellen
No image existsBen Lessy
No image existsJackie Robinson

Buy on DVD

Member Reviews Add to Favorites A Favorite of... Buy/Rent on DVD
Subscribe to MatchFlick Movie Reviews through RSS Read Reviews / Post Review

The Jackie Robinson Story Movie Review by Movie Addict (3/22/2007)

Sure, many can criticize this film for what it didn't show, but it's amovie, not a mini-series. So, they had to gloss over the fact that his brother Mack (Joel Fluellen), with a college education and an Olympic medal was a milkman; didn't touch on the Army att all; and left out Satchel Paige.

What was worth watching was...

(complete The Jackie Robinson Story review by Movie Addict)



  Terms of Use | Press | Contact Us
Partnership and Advertising Opportunities | Movie Database | Merchandise

©2004-2017 MatchFlick®. All rights reserved.
©MOVIE IMAGES ARE COPYRIGHT PROTECTED AND THE PROPERTY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS

Web Analytics