W.R. Burnett


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,… More


W.R. Burnett Videos

High Sierra
3 minutes 40 seconds
4 For Texas
4 minutes 46 seconds
the Badlanders
2 minutes 28 seconds
I Died A Thousand Times
3 minutes 3 seconds
Yellow Sky
2 minutes 51 seconds

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