Cast 49

  1. Burt Lancaster

    Burt Lancaster
    Robert Stroud

  2. Karl Malden

    Karl Malden
    Harvey Shoemaker

  3. Thelma Ritter

    Thelma Ritter
    Elizabeth Stroud

  4. Neville Brand

    Neville Brand
    Bull Ransom

  5. Betty Field

    Betty Field
    Stella Johnson

  6. Telly Savalas

    Telly Savalas
    Feto Gomez

  7. Edmond O'Brien

    Edmond O'Brien
    Tom Gaddis

  8. Hugh Marlowe

    Hugh Marlowe
    Roy Comstock

  9. Whit Bissell

    Whit Bissell
    Dr. Ellis

  10. Crahan Denton
  11. James Westerfield

    James Westerfield
    Jess Younger

  12. Robert Bailey

    Robert Bailey
    Reporter on Dock (uncredited)

  13. Nicky Blair

    Nicky Blair
    Inmate (uncredited)

  14. Mushy Callahan
    Inmate (uncredited)

  15. James J. Casino
    Inmate (uncredited)

  16. Noble Chissell

    Noble Chissell
    Inmate (uncredited)

  17. John Indrisano

    John Indrisano
    Inmate (uncredited)

  18. Pete Kellett
    Inmate (uncredited)

  19. David McMahon

    David McMahon
    Inmate (uncredited)

  20. Pat Moran
    Inmate (uncredited)

  21. Ben Roseman
    Inmate (uncredited)

  22. Frankie Van
    Inmate (uncredited)

  23. Robert Burton

    Robert Burton
    Sen. Ham Lewis (uncredited)

  24. Lewis Charles
    Chaplain Wentzel (uncredited)

  25. Nick Dennis

    Nick Dennis
    Crazed Prisoner (uncredited)

  26. Mike Mahoney
    Bit Part (uncredited)

  27. Raymond Greenleaf

    Raymond Greenleaf
    Judge (uncredited)

  28. William Hansen

    William Hansen
    Fred Daw (uncredited)

  29. Wayne Heffley

    Wayne Heffley
    Guard (uncredited)

  30. Michael Masters
    Guard (uncredited)

  31. Joe McGuinn

    Joe McGuinn
    Guard (uncredited)

  32. Victor Romito
    Guard (uncredited)

  33. Anton von Stralen
    Guard (uncredited)

  34. Robert Williams

    Robert Williams
    Guard (uncredited)

  35. William Hoehne Jr.
    Guard Kenny (uncredited)

  36. Dale Van Sickel

    Dale Van Sickel
    Alcatraz Guard (uncredited)

  37. Kermit Maynard

    Kermit Maynard
    Alcatraz Captain of Guards (uncredited)

  38. Harry Holcombe
    Editor (uncredited)

  39. Fred Libby
    Reporter (uncredited)

  40. Len Lesser

    Len Lesser
    Burns (uncredited)

  41. Edward Mallory
    John Clary (uncredited)

  42. Adrienne Marden
    Mrs. Woodrow Wilson (uncredited)

  43. George Mitchell

    George Mitchell
    Father Matthieu (uncredited)

  44. Leo Penn

    Leo Penn
    Eddie Kassellis (uncredited)

  45. Chris Robinson
    Logue (uncredited)

  46. Michael Ross
    Convict Qualen's Friend (uncredited)

  47. Phil Schumacher
    Detective (uncredited)

  48. Ray Spiker
    Appleton - Murdered Guard (uncredited)

  49. Harry Jackson
    Reporter (uncredited)

Crew 21


  1. Fernando Carrere
    Art Direction


  1. Burnett Guffey

    Burnett Guffey
    Director of Photography

  2. John Alton

    John Alton
    Director of Photography

  3. Richard H. Kline

    Richard H. Kline
    Camera Operator

Costume & Make-Up

  1. Robert J. Schiffer
    Makeup Artist


  1. James M. Falkinburg
    Special Sound Effects

  2. Robert A. Reich
    Special Sound Effects


  1. John Frankenheimer
  2. David Silver
    Assistant Director


  1. Edward Mann


  1. Harry Sundby


  1. Stuart Millar

  2. Harold Hecht

    Harold Hecht
    Executive Producer

  3. Guy Trosper

  4. Gilbert Kurland
    Production Manager


  1. Elmer Bernstein

    Elmer Bernstein
    Original Music Composer

  2. George Cooper
    Sound Designer

  3. Jack Hayes

  4. Leo Shuken


  1. Guy Trosper

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