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Robert Franklin Stroud - The infamous "Birdman of Alcatraz," Stroud, convicted for manslaughter, was famous for raising and selling canaries and other birds from his cell.
Old Birdman of Bryher turns out to be not so much a mad old coot, but a stalwart of the community.
Talkie Toaster this month twiddles his browning knob in the direction of prison inmate and all-round Welsh nutter, Birdman.
There are sections devoted to the Birdman of Alcatraz and the daily lives of the prison's detainees, plus a rundown of the 14 inmate escape attempts.
The tour includes fun narration about Alcatraz's history and its famous criminals like Al Capone, Clyde Johnson and Robert "The Birdman" Stroud.Advertisement
Among them are The Birdman of Alcatraz with Burt Lancaster, Escape from Alcatraz with Clint Eastwood, The Rock, and So I Married an Ax Murderer.
The first of these feats was "the Birdman," a Parisian tailor who decided that a parachute wouldn't be that tricky to sew together.