Birdman of Alcatraz

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Pticar iz Alcatraza ( Yugoslavia )


Birdman of Alcatraz

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Burt Lancaster

Robert Franklin Stroud

Karl Malden

Harvey Shoemaker

Thelma Ritter

Elizabeth Stroud

Neville Brand

Bull Ransom


In 1912, the notorious and violent prisoner Robert Franklin Stroud is transferred to the Leavenworth Prison convicted for murdering a man. When a guard cancels the visit of his mother, Elizabeth Stroud, due to a violation of the internal rules, he stabs and kills the guard and goes to trial three times. He is sentenced to be executed by the gallows, but his mother appeals to President Woodrow Wilson who commutes his sentence to life imprisonment. However, the warden, ... more

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Great drama, great acting of Burt Lancaster02 March 2012

This is the story about a man who is in a prison and his strugle to be handled as a Human being,
not as another number. He learns to take care of birds and even writes a book on birds.
It is a very powerfull drama, and I find it to be one of Lancasters best drama's he played in.
A movie very... more

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