Seven Miles from Alcatraz

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Seven Miles from Alcatraz
Seven Miles from Alcatraz FilmPoster.jpeg
Film poster
Directed by Edward Dmytryk
Produced by Herman Schlom
Written by John D. Klorer
Joseph Krumgold
Starring James Craig
Cinematography Robert De Grasse
Edited by George Crone
Distributed by RKO 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
Country United States
Language English

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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