Birdman of Alcatraz

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Release Date: July 03, 1962 | Norma Productions
Summary: After killing a prison guard, convict Robert Stroud faces life imprisonment in solitary confinement. Driven nearly mad by loneliness and despair, Stroud's life gains new meaning when he happens upon a helpless baby sparrow in the exercise yard and nurses it back to health. Despite having only a third grade education, Stroud goes on to become a renowned ornithologist and achieves a greater sense of freedom and purpose behind bars than most people find in the outside world.
Director: John Frankenheimer
Genres: Drama
Runtime: 2 h 27 min

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