The Most Famous Dodger Hits the Screen
After decades of failed attempts, Jackie Robinson gets a big-league biopic.
As Tom Hanks said in A League of Their Own, "There's no crying in baseball." But audiences will need hankies when the Jackie Robinson biopic 42 hits the multiplex. Named after his jersey number, the film chronicles Robinson's breaking of the big league's color barrier when Branch Rickey signed him to the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
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