Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)

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Story of prison violence. TV film. Clarence Carnes, the youngest man ever to be sent to Alacatraz, plans his escape for a whole decade. His attempts to escape became part of the true-life Alcatraz legend.

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