Murder in the First Trailer

Murder in the First Trailer (1995)

"The trial that brought down Alcatraz" 20 January 1995 Drama, Crime 122 mins

Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.

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Christian Slater

as James Stamphill

Kevin Bacon

as Henri Young

Gary Oldman

as Glenn

Embeth Davidtz

as Mary McCasslin

William H. Macy

as Bill McNeill

Stephen Tobolowsky

as Mr. Henkin

Brad Dourif

as Byron Stamphill

Kyra Sedgwick

as Blanche

Mia Kirshner

as Rosetta Young


Marc Rocco


Fred Murphy

Fred Murphy Director of Photography

International Titles

Lebenslang in Alcatraz Trailer

Homicidio en primer grado Trailer

Assassinato em Primeiro Grau Trailer

International Releases Dates

Germany 08 May 1996

United Kingdom 01 December 1995

Greece 16 February 1996

United States 20 January 1995

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