A group of inmates attempt a daring escape from the notorious Alcatraz prison island, from which no-one had managed to escape before. Based on a true story. Written by
No one has ever escaped from Alcatraz... And no one ever will!
Did You Know?
The character of English (played by Paul Benjamin
) is based on Alcatraz prisoner Clarence Carnes. In real life, Carnes was a dark-skinned Choctaw Indian, not African-American. See more
Frank Morris sticks a mirror out of his cell to spot the guard, but the angle he's holding it at is for the benefit of the camera. He can only see the back of the mirror. See more
But he came at me!
I said, D-Block!
D Block Blues
By Gilbert Thomas Jr. See more