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Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

(PG) 112 mins

Synopsis: A dramatization of the one possibly successful escape from the notorious prison.

Original Music by: Jerry Fielding

Director: Don Siegel

Writers: J. Campbell Bruce (book), Richard Tuggle (screenplay)

Stars: Clint EastwoodPatrick McGoohan, and Roberts Blossom

Serious Jest:  (Worth Watching)  I like prison-break movies, and Alcatraz was an especially-interesting prison.  This is a fairly-decent film, made more interesting by the fact that it was based on a true story.  I wish there had been more buildup for some of the characters’ relationships, though.


About Serious Jest

Film & TV Reviewer by Choice, Attorney at Law, Marine to the Corps (excuse the pun), Nupe Under Pressure, and MC by Nature

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