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Canon City Details


This suspenseful crime drama reenacts the famed 1947 prison break out of the Canon City, Colorado corrections facility and features the actual warden, Roy Best playing himself. The trouble begins when one prisoner manages to fashion a crude pistol. Enlisting the aid of eleven others, they successfully escape and terrorize the town until the warden and his men manage to round up the survivors and bring them back. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi


Robert Bice
as Turley
Whit Bissell
as Heilman
Raymond Bond
as Mr. Oliver
Scott Brady
as Jim Sherbondy
Henry Brandon
as Freeman
Ralph Byrd
as Officer Gray
Stanley Clements
as New
Jeff Corey
as Schwartzmiller
John Doucette
as Mr. Bauer
Richard Irving
as Trujillo
DeForest Kelley
as Smalley
Eve March
as Mrs. George Bauer
Mabel Paige
as Mrs. Oliver
Reed Hadley
as Narrator
Jimmy Ames
as Convict Mug
John Shay
as Officer
Lynne Millan
as May
Anthony Sydes
as Jerry
Paul Kruger
as Officer
Paul Scardon
as Joe Bondy
Ralph Dunn
as Convict Blacksmith
Ruth Warren
as Mug's Wife
Victor Cutler
as Convict Photographer
Virginia Mullen
as Mrs. Smith
Alvin Hammer
as Convict Tailor
Howard Negley
as Richard Smith
Brick Sullivan
as Guard
Bud Wolfe
as Officer Clark
Cay Forrester
as Sherbondy's Sister
Huntz Hall
as Guard Captain
Donald Kerr
as Convict Waiter
Bill Walker
as Prisoner


Crane Wilbur
Bryan Foy
Crane Wilbur
John Alton
Irving Friedman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Frances Ehren
Costume Designer
Frank Westmore
Ern Westmore