Compelling Jackie Robinson film, '42,' covers most of the bases
Chadwick Boseman, left, who plays baseball legend Jackie Robinson in "42," poses with fellow cast member Harrison Ford at its Los Angeles premiere Tuesday.
Posted: Friday, April 12, 2013 12:00 am
“With all due respect, sir, have you lost your mind?”
In the movie “42,” that's the reaction of Brooklyn Dodgers publicist Harold Parrott (T.R. Knight, “Grey's Anatomy”) when the team's general manager, Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford), tells him he's going to hire the first African-American player in Major League Baseball.
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Friday, April 12, 2013 12:00 am.