Item about three prisoner who became first to escape from Alcatraz Island.
Daring escape - Alcatraz Island, San Francisco in the United States of America.
L/Ss of Alcatraz Island taken from boat. Shots of premium entering building. M/Ss of the Assistant Director of Prisons and the Warden Fred Wilkinson talking to the press. Mug shots of photos of the three escaped prisoners. Frank Lee Morris, Clarence and John Lee Anglan (? not sure of spelling).
M/S and C/U of the lifelike dummy in prison bed used by the prisoner to fool guards. C/U of ventilator panel. More shots of cell. M/S of pipe shaft the prisoners climbed up to escape. L/S of Alcatraz Island. Shots of coastguard boat and coastguard looking through binoculars. L/S of helicopter. More shots of coastguard with binoculars. L/S of the island.
Cataloguer's note: Item has American commentary.