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Burt Lancaster as Robert Stroud in The Birdman of Alcatraz.
Burt Lancaster as Robert Stroud in The Birdman of Alcatraz.

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Alcatraz on the big screen Add to ...

Popular culture loves Alcatraz. It has inspired songs, figured in video games, and provided storylines for TV shows ranging from The Simpsons to MythBusters. But where it's really found the spotlight is on film. Marsha Lederman picks some of the highlights.

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