Birdman of Alcatraz

View dated 1930’s of the Alcatraz island and penitentiary, in the San Francisco Bay. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

History of Alcatraz In Movies & Television

It has been 80 years since our infamous little island in the Bay was turned into a Federal Penitentiary…

08/13/2014

Within sight of the Bridge and Fort Point, Jimmy Stewart jumps into the bay to fish out Kim Novak in Vertigo, a 1958 Alfred Hitchcock thriller.

Best Movies Set in San Francisco

Fog! Earthquakes! Must have hills in the city of St. Francis. Steep ones, too. Ask Steve McQueen, who starred in the 1968 vehicle, Bullitt.

CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011

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