Video clips and pictures from the new film “42” and documentary of Jackie Robinson

42 Interview – Chadwick Boseman (2013) – Jackie Robinson Movie HD

42 Trailer

42 Interview – Harrison Ford (2013) Jackie Robinson Movie HD

42 Official Trailer #2

You can find more movies and pictures from this link:

http://42movie.warnerbros.com/

’42′ Jackie Robinson Movie Releases New Images

Posted on March 22, 2013 by
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Great picture from new film.

42 Jackie RobinsonWarner Bros. just released their press materials for the upcoming biopic 42, Jackie Robinson’s story whowing his rise as the first major African American baseball superstar. It also showcases Brooklyn Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey’s brave stand against the prejudice of the nation and Robinson’s struggles to win over his teammates and the world.

In 1997, Major League Baseball retired Robinson’s jersey #42 and celebrate “Jackie Robinson Day” on April 15 of every year. 42 hits theaters three days before that celebration this year.

Director Brian Helgeland broke out as a screenwriter with the amazing L.A. Confidential in 1997 before making his directorial debut with the intense Mel Gibson thriller Payback and then following it up with the very fun A Knight’s Tale. His output has been lackluster since writing Man on Fire in 2004, so hopefully 42  will me a return to form for Helgeland.

42 stars Chadwick Boseman (The Express) as Jackie Robinson and Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey.

Here is the synopsis of 42:

Hero is a word we hear often in sports, but heroism is not always about achievements on the field of play. 42 tells the story of two men—the great Jackie Robinson and trailblazing Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey—whose brave stand against prejudice forever changed the world by changing the game of baseball.

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That story is very inspiring, and let me tell you about someone in Arkansas who was inspired  by Robinson.

Recently I talked to Melvin Pickens who has been selling brooms in Little Rock for over 60 years. I have known Melvin for almost 30 years and I have always known that he is a big Los Angeles Dodgers fan. Then just the other day I asked him how he came around to pulling for the Dodgers. He told me that in 1947 when he was at Henry Clay Yerger High School in Hope, Arkansas, Branch Rickey (the general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers) stood up for Jackie Robinson and made him the first black baseball player to play professional baseball with the whites. (I actually learned that Jackie Robinson had played previously in Arkansas.)

Every person he knew at Henry Clay Yerger High School became a Dodger fan that year, and he has been a faithful fan ever since!!!

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