Seven Miles from Alcatraz

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Seven Miles from Alcatraz
Seven Miles from Alcatraz FilmPoster.jpeg
Film poster
Directed byEdward Dmytryk
Produced byHerman Schlom
Written byJohn D. Klorer
Joseph Krumgold
StarringJames Craig
Music byRoy Webb
CinematographyRobert De Grasse
Edited byGeorge Crone
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release date
  • November 18, 1942 (1942-11-18) ( Premiere-New York City)
  • January 8, 1943 (1943-01-08) (U.S.)[1]
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited States

Seven Miles from Alcatraz is a 1942 American action film directed by Edward Dmytryk. The screenplay concerns two prisoners who break out of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary.


During World War II, two prisoners break out of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, only to encounter German spies.



  1. ^ "Seven Miles from Alcatraz : Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 22, 2014.

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