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Birdman of Alcatraz

Author: Burt LancasterKarl MaldenThelma RitterNeville BrandEdmond O'BrienAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, [1996], ©1962.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Feature films
Fiction films
Drama
Named Person: Robert Stroud; Robert Stroud
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Burt Lancaster; Karl Malden; Thelma Ritter; Neville Brand; Edmond O'Brien; John Frankenheimer; Guy Trosper; Thomas E Gaddis
ISBN: 0792831098 9780792831099
OCLC Number: 35240998
Notes: Based on the book by Tom Gaddis.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1962.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Screenplay by Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand, Edmond O'Brien, Betty Field, Telly Savalas.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 2 hr., 28 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Norma Productions, Inc.

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The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment.

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