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 Eastwood, Patrick 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.