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The Resource Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--, United Artists Pictures Inc. ; Harold Hecht presents ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer, (videorecording)

Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--, United Artists Pictures Inc. ; Harold Hecht presents ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer, (videorecording)

Label
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--
Title
Birdman of Alcatraz
Title remainder
the story of a real and living man--
Statement of responsibility
United Artists Pictures Inc. ; Harold Hecht presents ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment
Member of
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographed by Burnett Guffey ; art director, Ferdie Carrere ; edited by Edward Mann ; music by Elmer Bernstein
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
  • In English with optional French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
  • HV9468.S76
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • B47 2001
  • .B618 2001
PerformerNote
Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand, Edmond O'Brien, Betty Field, Telly Savalas
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1930-2002
  • 1929-2006
  • 1911-1963
  • 1913-1994
  • 1920-1992
  • 1915-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Frankenheimer, John
  • Millar, Stuart
  • Trosper, Guy
  • Lancaster, Burt
  • Malden, Karl
  • Ritter, Thelma
  • Brand, Neville
  • O'Brien, Edmond
  • Bernstein, Elmer
  • Gaddis, Thomas E
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
149
Series statement
Vintage classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gaddis, Thomas E.
  • Stroud, Robert
  • United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California
  • Prisons
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Presos
  • Prisioneros
Technique
live action
Label
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--, United Artists Pictures Inc. ; Harold Hecht presents ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1962
  • Based on the book of the same title by Tom Gaddis
  • Includes the original theatrical trailer
  • "MGM DVD."
Color
black and white
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 29 min.)
Isbn
9780792849131
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616858702
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1001580
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46781301
  • (OCoLC)46781301
  • 1366921
System details
DVD, region 1 widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--, United Artists Pictures Inc. ; Harold Hecht presents ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1962
  • Based on the book of the same title by Tom Gaddis
  • Includes the original theatrical trailer
  • "MGM DVD."
Color
black and white
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 29 min.)
Isbn
9780792849131
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616858702
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1001580
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46781301
  • (OCoLC)46781301
  • 1366921
System details
DVD, region 1 widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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