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?
Producer: Daphna Rubin, Steven Hoggard, Stephanie Carter, Steve Burns
Production Company: Hoggard Films
Production Year: 2016
Copyright Year: 2016
Director: Steven Hoggard
Narrator: Jay O. Sanders
Writers: Steven Hoggard
Subtitle Language: English
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen