Pic of the Day: “The Great Train Robbery” revisited

Today we take another regretfully poor-quality look at the Sheriff of Cochise episode “The Great Train Robbery” (nice title originality there, guys). It was first broadcast on October 5, 1956. Mean, mean train robber Stark is not taking any guff from the hapless conductor (Jess Kirkpatrick).

The Great Train Robbery - 1956

Kirkpatrick began his Hollywood career in 1930, when he provided the singing voice for Phillips Holmes in the Tay Garnett drama Her Man. He became a reliable (but often uncredited, as here) character player in films and on television for decades, working steadily until a few years before his death in 1976.

 

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