Come see '42' (rated PG-13) at the Byrd theater for $2 with me! This is a cash only theater but there is an ATM on site. If anyone is hungry, we may grab dinner after. -Rose
In 1947, Branch Rickey put himself at the forefront of history when he signed Jackie Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking Major League Baseball's infamous color line. But the deal also put both Robinson and Rickey in the firing line of the public, the press and other players.
Facing blatant racism from every side, even his own team, Robinson was forced to demonstrate tremendous courage and restraint by not reacting in kind, knowing that any incident could destroy his and Rickey's hopes. Instead, Number 42 let his talent on the field do the talking—ultimately winning over fans and his teammates, silencing his critics, and paving the way for others to follow.
In 1947, Branch Rickey put himself at the forefront of history when he signed Jackie Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking Major League Baseball's infamous color line. But the deal also put both Robinson and …
April 12, 2013
PG-13 (for thematic elements including language)
Biopic, Drama, Sports
2 hours 8 minutes
Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution
Also Known As
Untitled (Jackie Robinson/Legendary Pictures Project)
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Macon, Georgia, USA
See the trailer here: http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/42/trailers/42-trailer-1-162020536.html