W.R. Burnett

Bio: Descended from a long line of Ohio political bosses (his grandfather was mayor of Columbus), William Riley Burnett was educated at that state's Miami Military Institute and at O.S.U. Thanks to family connections, Burnett landed a job as an Ohio state statistician, a post he held from 1920 to 1927. Finally wearying of civil service, he moved to Chicago, hoping to… More


W.R. Burnett Videos

High Sierra
3 minutes 40 seconds
4 For Texas
4 minutes 46 seconds
The Badlanders
2 minutes 28 seconds
San Antonio
2 minutes 2 seconds
Background To Danger
2 minutes 58 seconds

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