Classic Film: The Jackie Robinson Story
The Jackie Robinson Story, (1950, 76 minutes, B&W), directed by Alfred E. Green. The true story of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American major league baseball player in the 20th century. The movie higlights his struggles and his success as he paved the way for future generations. Jackie Robinson stars as himself which gives the film a more realistic feel.
Take me out to the movies! Born to Play Ball is a collection of films dedicated to America's Favorite Pastime--baseball. In conjuction with the musuem exhibit of the same name, we will feature an array of inspiring, humorous-and yes, even musical-tales of baseball lore.
The Bush Library and the Bush Library Foundation present the Classic Film Series free of charge and invite anyone in the community to attend. Beverages are provided courtesy of Bryan Coca Cola Bottling Company and popcorn is available at no cost. Refreshments are available in the lobby in the hour preceding the start of each movie. Parking is free and plentiful. For more information, please call Tracy at (979)691-4014.