Secrets Of The Dead: The Alcatraz Escape DVD - AV Item

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In 1962, bank robbers Frank Morris and Clarence & John Anglin launched a patchwork raft into the waters surrounding Alcatraz Prison. The men disappeared, leaving behind a cold case that has mystified law enforcement for over half a century. Now, three Dutch scientists have used 3D modelling technology to show that it may have been possible for the men to have survived. Can they prove once and for all what happened to the escapees?

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Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

AV Benefits:

Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Professional Reviews:

"fascinating" "While definitive answers are obviously not forthcoming, it's still a riveting program from start to finish." - Times Union

Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

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  • Secrets of the Dead: The Alcatraz Escape

    On June 11, 1962, bank robbers, Frank Morris and Clarence & John Anglin, launched a patchwork, raincoat raft into the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay surrounding Alcatraz Prison. The men disappeared, leaving behind a cold case that has mystified law enforcement for over half a century.

    Now, three Dutch scientists have used 3D modelling technology to show that it may have been possible for the men to have survived. Putting their theory to the test, the Dutchmen are recreating the daring escape as closely to the original as possible, right down to launching their own raincoat raft into the bay. Will they make it through the treacherous waters to safety or be swept out to sea? And can they prove once and for all what happened to the escapees?

    This DVD features subtitles in English