The Resource Birdman of Alcatraz, a Norma Production ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer

Birdman of Alcatraz, a Norma Production ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer

Label
Birdman of Alcatraz
Title
Birdman of Alcatraz
Statement of responsibility
a Norma Production ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer
Title variation
Bird man of Alcatraz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment
Cataloging source
EMU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Elmer Bernstein; cinematography by Burnett Guffey; film editing by Edward Mann
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand, Edmond O'Brien
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1913-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bernstein, Elmer
  • Guffey, Burnett
  • Mann, Edward
  • Maiden, Karl
  • Ritter, Thelma
  • Brand, Neville
  • Lancaster, Burt
  • Gaddis, Thomas E
  • Norma Productions
  • Twilight Time (Firm)
Runtime
149
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stroud, Robert
  • Prisons
  • United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California
  • Stroud, Robert
  • United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California
  • Prisons
Technique
live action
Label
Birdman of Alcatraz, a Norma Production ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Based on the book of the same title by Tom Gaddis
  • Special features: Isolated score track; audio commentary with film historians Julie Kirgo, Paul Seydor, and Nick Redman; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (149 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
811956020185
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)907820844
System details
Blu-ray; English 1.0 DTS-HD MA; 1080p High Definition (1.66:1)
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Birdman of Alcatraz, a Norma Production ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Based on the book of the same title by Tom Gaddis
  • Special features: Isolated score track; audio commentary with film historians Julie Kirgo, Paul Seydor, and Nick Redman; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (149 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
811956020185
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)907820844
System details
Blu-ray; English 1.0 DTS-HD MA; 1080p High Definition (1.66:1)
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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