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?
This film was made and released about sixteen years after its source book of the same name by J. Campbell Bruce
was first published in 1963. In 1966, this film's director Don Siegel
wrote a treatment called "The Rock" which was based on this book. See more
Frank Morris' bed is on the right side of the cell in some scenes, and on the left in others. See more
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Referenced in The Making of 'Tremors'
"D Block Blues"
By Gilbert Thomas Jr. See more