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Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)

Not Rated
147 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A surly convicted murderer held in permanent isolation redeems himself when he becomes a renowned bird expert.
Writers
Guy Trosper (screenplay) | Thomas E. Gaddis (book)
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$ 2,650,000
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Release date
Jul 3, 1962 (United States)

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Burt Lancaster
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Karl Malden
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Thelma Ritter
Elizabeth Stroud Elizabeth Stroud   See fewer
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Neville Brand
Bull Ransom Bull Ransom   See fewer
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Betty Field
Stella Johnson Stella Johnson   See fewer
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Telly Savalas
Feto Gomez Feto Gomez   See fewer
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Edmond O'Brien
Tom Gaddis Tom Gaddis   See fewer
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Hugh Marlowe
Albert Comstock Albert Comstock   See fewer
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Whit Bissell
Dr. Ellis Dr. Ellis   See fewer
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Crahan Denton
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James Westerfield
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Robert Bailey
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Nicky Blair
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John Burnside
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Robert Burton
Sen. Ham Lewis (uncredited) Sen. Ham Lewis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mushy Callahan
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James J. Casino
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James Cavanaugh
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Lewis Charles
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Noble 'Kid' Chissell
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Nick Dennis
Crazed Prisoner (uncredited) Crazed Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Gilson
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Raymond Greenleaf
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Hansen
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Wayne Heffley
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William Hellinger
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Harry Holcombe
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John Indrisano
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Harry Jackson
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Pete Kellett
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Len Lesser
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Fred Libby
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Mike Mahoney
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Edward Mallory
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Adrienne Marden
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Eric Martin
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Michael Masters
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Leo V. Matranga
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Kermit Maynard
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Joe McGuinn
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David McMahon
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George Mitchell
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Pat Moran
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Leo Penn
Eddie Kassellis (uncredited) Eddie Kassellis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chris Robinson
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Victor Romito
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Ben Roseman
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Michael Ross
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Myrna Ross
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Art Salter
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Phil Schumacher
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Ray Spiker
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Irving Steinberg
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Art Stewart
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Dale Van Sickel
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Frankie Van
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Anton von Stralen
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7.8 / 10 | 14,040 votes