Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

A Convict's Rights

Stroud (Burt Lancaster) breaks a train window on the way to jail, making a bad first impression on his new warden, Shoemaker (Karl Malden).

Directed by John Frankenheimer.

Released in 1962 by MGM.

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  • character-type: Warden
  • character-type: Prisoner
  • character-type: Guard
  • action: Ride
  • action: Break
  • action: Argue
  • action: Threaten
  • editors-choice: Male Performances
  • editors-choice: Tuff Guys
  • primary-genre: Classics
  • primary-genre: Drama
  • secondary-genre: Classics
  • secondary-genre: Classic Dramas
  • secondary-genre: Dramas Based on Real Life
  • mood: Angry
  • mood: Tuff
  • prop: Chain
  • prop: File
  • prop: Window
  • prop: Hat
  • prop: Rifle
  • setting: Train
  • setting: Office
  • theme: Disrespect
  • theme: Discipline
  • theme: Justice
  • theme: Authority
  • theme: Power
  • actor: Neville Brand
  • actor: Burt Lancaster
  • actor: Karl Malden
  • director: John Frankenheimer
  • producer: Guy Trosper
  • producer: Stuart Millar
  • producer: Harold Hecht
  • cinematographer: Burnett Guffey
  • composer: Elmer Bernstein
  • editor: Edward Mann
  • role-name: Robert Franklin Stroud
  • role-name: Bull Ransom
  • role-name: Harvey Shoemaker
  • screenwriter: Guy Trosper
  • screenwriter: Thomas E. Gaddis
  • year: 1962
  • studio: MGM