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!
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Fresh water had to be hauled in by boat to create the rain in the opening scene. Using saltwater would have damaged expensive equipment. See more
When Frank Morris smuggles the metal wedge through the detector, there is an oscilloscope connected to the detector loop that was not made until the 1970s. See more
There's always the possibility that some asshole will be offended. Isn't there?
Referenced in NCIS: Guilty Pleasure
D Block Blues
By Gilbert Thomas Jr. See more