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Birdman of Alcatraz

Birdman of Alcatraz(1962)

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Birdman of Alcatraz True story of Robert Stroud, the prison lifer who became an... MORE > $34.95 Regularly $34.95 Buy Now

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Brief Synopsis

True story of Robert Stroud, the prison lifer who became an expert on birds.

Cast & Crew

Burt Lancaster Robert Stroud
Karl Malden Harvey Shoemaker
Thelma Ritter Elizabeth Stroud
Betty Field Stella Johnson
Neville Brand Bull Ransom
Edmond O'Brien Tom Gaddis
Hugh Marlowe Roy Comstock
Telly Savalas Feto Gomez
Whit Bissell Dr. Ellis
Leo Penn Eddie Kassellis
James Westerfield Jess Younger
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 3 Jul 1962
Release Date:  1962 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Norma Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  147 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Don't Believe Everything You See

    Meredith 2013-07-23

    RedRain's review basically sums up my own feelings toward this film. I watched this movie knowing nothing of Robert Stroud, so I absolutely... MORE>

  • Great performance by Lancaster!

    RedRain 2013-07-01

    The real Robert Stroud was one of the most vicious and uncontrollable prisoners in the penal system and I deeply resented this film even being made. Stroud... MORE>

  • Great Lancaster

    Adventure 2012-11-19

    this is my favorite Burt Lancaster film and the star gives a great performance. Lancaster took chances and I respect his choices if not entirely his... MORE>