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Lobby card promoting The Jackie Robinson Story, showing Minor Watson (as Dodgers president Branch Rickey) and Jackie Robinson (as himself), 1950.

Robinson played himself and Minor Watson played Dodgers president Branch Rickey in "The Jackie Robinson Story," 1950

CREDIT: "Lobby card promoting The Jackie Robinson Story, showing Minor Watson (as Dodgers president Branch Rickey) and Jackie Robinson (as himself)." Copyright by Pathe Industries, 1950. By Popular Demand: Jackie Robinson and Other Baseball Highlights, 1860s-1960s, Library of Congress.



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