The Info List - King Of Alcatraz

King of Alcatraz
is a 1938 American drama film directed by Robert Florey and starring Gail Patrick.[1]


1 Plot 2 Cast 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Plot[edit] Just as gangster Steve Murkil is escaping from Alcatraz
prison, rival San Francisco
San Francisco
radio operators Ray Grayson and Bob MacArthur find themselves assigned to a freighter run by Captain Glennan, headed out to sea. Among those on board are a new nurse, Dale Borden, and passengers including a young woman and her mother. The younger one is Murkil's moll and the mother is Murkil himself in disguise, making a getaway, with several of his cronies also aboard ship. Ray and Bob both develop a romantic interest in Dale and both end up in confrontations with Murkil. A fight results in Ray being wounded, with Dale receiving radio instructions on how to perform an operation that he immediately needs. Murkil nearly makes his escape until he is shot by Glennan. On shore, Ray and Dale decide to get married, with Bob their best man. Cast[edit]

Gail Patrick
Gail Patrick
as Dale Borden Lloyd Nolan
Lloyd Nolan
as Raymond Grayson Harry Carey as Captain Glennan J. Carrol Naish
J. Carrol Naish
as Steve Murkil Robert Preston as Robert MacArthur Anthony Quinn
Anthony Quinn
as Lou Gedney Dennis Morgan
Dennis Morgan
as First Mate Rogers (as Richard Stanley) Richard Denning
Richard Denning
as Harry Vay Konstantin Shayne
Konstantin Shayne
as Murok Eddie Marr as Dave Carter Emory Parnell as Olaf Paul Fix
Paul Fix
as 'Nails' Miller Virginia Vale
Virginia Vale
as Dixie (as Dorothy Howe) Monte Blue
Monte Blue
as Officer John Hart as 1st Radio Operator

See also[edit]

Harry Carey filmography


^ Nugent, Frank S. "New York Times: King of Alcatraz". NY Times. Retrieved August 17, 2008. 

External links[edit]

King of Alcatraz
on IMDb

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Films directed by Robert Florey

The Life and Death of 9413: a Hollywood Extra (1928) The Hole in the Wall (1929) The Cocoanuts
The Cocoanuts
(1929) The Battle of Paris
The Battle of Paris
(1929) The Road Is Fine
The Road Is Fine
(1930) My Wife's Teacher (1930) Love Songs (1930) Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932) The Man Called Back
The Man Called Back
(1932) Those We Love (1932) Girl Missing
Girl Missing
(1933) Ex-Lady
(1933) The House on 56th Street
The House on 56th Street
(1933) Bedside (1934) Registered Nurse (1934) Smarty (1934) I Sell Anything (1934) I Am a Thief (1934) The Woman in Red (1935) The Florentine Dagger
The Florentine Dagger
(1935) Going Highbrow
Going Highbrow
(1935) Don't Bet on Blondes
Don't Bet on Blondes
(1935) Ship Cafe (1935) The Payoff (1935) The Preview Murder Mystery (1936) Till We Meet Again (1936) Hollywood Boulevard (1936) Outcast (1937) King of Gamblers
King of Gamblers
(1937) Mountain Music (1937) This Way Please (1937) Daughter of Shanghai
Daughter of Shanghai
(1937) Dangerous to Know
Dangerous to Know
(1938) King of Alcatraz
(1938) Disbarred (1939) Hotel Imperial (1939) The Magnificent Fraud (1939) Death of a Champion (1939) Parole Fixer (1940) Women Without Names (1940) The Face Behind the Mask (1941) Meet Boston Blackie
Meet Boston Blackie
(1941) Two in a Taxi (1941) Dangerously They Live (1941) Lady Gangster
Lady Gangster
(1942) The Desert Song (1943) Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944) Man from Frisco (1944) God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) Danger Signal (1945) The Beast with Five Fingers
The Beast with Five Fingers
(1946) Tarzan and the Mermaids
Tarzan and the Mermaids
(1948) Rogues' Regiment (1948) Outpost in Morocco
Outpost in Morocco
(1949) The Crooked Way
The Crooked Way
(1949) The Vicious Years (1950) Johnny One-Eye
Johnny One-Eye
(1950) Adventures of Captain Fabian
Adventures of Captain Fabian

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