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DVDs:Culture, History and Religion:U.S. History:Vanished from Alcatraz DVD-R


As seen on the National Geographic Channel.NG yellow box

Vanished from Alcatraz DVD-R

$19.95 Sale Price:   $9.99

Price: $19.95 Sale Price:   $9.99

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New evidence suggests that at least one convict escaped from Alcatraz and survived. National Geographic investigates one of the most intricate prison escapes in history—three tireless inmates break from the fortress-like Alcatraz Island Federal Penitentiary and brave the frigid waters in a handmade raft. For nearly 50 years, it was assumed that these men drowned, but what if they didn't?

National Geographic goes inside the U.S. marshals' investigation following the complex and tantalizing leads they've tracked to close this case.

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  • 1 disc; 45 minutes
  • Widescreen
  • TV-PG
  • © 2011

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Well-presented story needs more evidence

By Daryl

from San Francisco

Verified Reviewer

This is a well-presented account of the most intriguing escape from Alcatraz, an escape which inspired the 1979 Clint Eastwood film "Escape from Alcatraz". Good use of dramatic recreations and CGI graphics to illustrate the escape route.

However, without giving too much away, the evidence that any of the three convicts survived crossing San Francisco Bay is rather thin.

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