Stories of the Century

Stories of the Century - Rube Burrows

Season 2, Episode 9
Original Airdate: Feb 15, 1955

Director: Franklin Adreon
Cast: Jim Davis, Kristine Miller, Mary Castle
Guests: Paul Picerni, Jean Willes, Terry Frost, Norman Leavitt
Runtime: 26 min.

Matt Clark is on the trail of Rube Burrows (aka The Alabama Wolf) who steals $30,000 from the Southwest Railroad and becomes the first man in history to rob a train single-handed.

Trivia: Cameraman John L. Russell received a Best Cinematography Oscar nomination in 1960 for the Hitchcock film Psycho. Actor Paul Picerni (Rube Burrows) starred in The House of Wax and the 1960s TV show The Untouchables. For 30 years he was also master of ceremonies for the half-time show for Los Angeles Rams games at the Los Angeles Coliseum.