The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)

imdb rating6.4Rotten Tomatoes rating63%
Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century. Traces his career in the negro leagues and the major leagues.

Director

Alfred E. Green

Cast

Jackie Robinson - himself
Ruby Dee - Rae Robinson
Minor Watson - Branch Rickey, President Brooklyn Dodgers
Louise Beavers - Jackie's Mother
Richard Lane - Clay Hopper, Montreal Manager
Harry Shannon - Frank Shaughnessy, Dodger Executive
Ben Lessy - Shorty, Montreal Player
William 'Bill' Spaulding - Bill Spaulding (as Bill Spaulding)
Billy Wayne - Clyde Sukeforth
Joel Fluellen - Mack Robinson
Bernie Hamilton - Ernie
Kenny Washington - Tigers Manager
Pat Flaherty - Karpen
Larry McGrath - Umpire
Emmett Smith - Catcher
Howard Louis MacNeely - Jackie as a Boy
George Dockstader - Bill
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