Birdman of Alcatraz

  • Directed By: John Frankenheimer

Synopsis: After killing a prison guard, convict Robert Stroud faces life imprisonment in solitary confinement. Driven nearly mad by loneliness and despair, Stroud's life gains new meaning when he happens upon a helpless baby sparrow in the exercise yard and nurses it back to health. Despite having only a third grade education, Stroud goes on to become a renowned ornithologist and achieves a greater sense of freedom and purpose behind bars than most people find in the outside world.

Burt Lancaster

Robert Stroud

Karl Malden

Harvey Shoemaker

Thelma Ritter

Elizabeth Stroud

Neville Brand

Bull Ransom

Betty Field

Stella Johnson

Telly Savalas

Feto Gomez

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Writers: Guy Trosper
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
Studio: Norma Productions
Release Date: Jul 2nd, 1962
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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