232 episodes

Historical True Crime — assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena. Stories of the wildest and darkest chapters of America's past.

Infamous America Black Barrel Media

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Historical True Crime — assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena. Stories of the wildest and darkest chapters of America's past.

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    WILLIE SUTTON | “Irishtown”

    WILLIE SUTTON | “Irishtown”

    Willie Sutton grows up in a tough Irish neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York where he idolizes the gangsters who run the local docks. At the age of 10, he commits his first serious theft. Future crimes and false accusations force him to go on the run before he joins a gang of professional thieves. When he’s 24, he makes his debut as a bank robber. But his first attempt produces less than stellar results.

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    • 30 min
    WILLIE SUTTON | “Man of Many Faces”

    WILLIE SUTTON | “Man of Many Faces”

    Willie Sutton survives his first stint in prison and tries to go straight after his release. But before long, he’s back in the bank robbing business. This time, he discovers the perfect strategy to rob a bank with ease and without violence. Willie and his new partner, Marcus Bassett, go on a spree, but all good things come to an end. Bassett’s lifestyle leads Willie into a police trap.

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    • 31 min
    WILLIE SUTTON | “Escape Artist”

    WILLIE SUTTON | “Escape Artist”

    Willie Sutton is back in Sing Sing prison and it doesn’t take him long to develop a plan to escape. But when the plan hits an unexpected snag, Willie teams up with a fellow inmate for a new idea that is even more audacious. The second plan works, and Willie restarts his career as a bank robber. Willie targets branches of a bank in Philadelphia and New York and pulls off his most lucrative heist to date.

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    • 29 min
    WILLIE SUTTON | “Maximum Security”

    WILLIE SUTTON | “Maximum Security”

    Willie Sutton and his crew execute their most dramatic robbery, but the success proves to be short-lived. Willie finds himself a guest of the Pennsylvania prison system and promptly starts scheming ways to break out of Eastern State Penitentiary. He and a group of inmates use a classic escape idea, but it backfires in comical fashion. After Willie is transferred to Holmesburg Prison, he dreams up his most daring escape plan.

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    • 32 min
    WILLIE SUTTON | “Most Wanted”

    WILLIE SUTTON | “Most Wanted”

    Willie Sutton and a small group of inmates execute an improbable escape from Holmesburg Prison. In the process, Willie cements his legacy as an escape artist. But his notoriety lands him a spot on the FBI’s new Ten Most Wanted list. Willie hides in various places in New York and plans his next big robbery, but his time is running out. A young man named Arnold Schuster recognizes the most wanted fugitive in America and makes a fateful report to police.

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    • 31 min
    WILLIE SUTTON | “Reversal of Fortune”

    WILLIE SUTTON | “Reversal of Fortune”

    New York police pick up Willie Sutton, but at first, they’re not sure of his identity. As realization dawns, Willie must make a choice about his future. He has a chance to escape custody, but he thinks he might be too old to take it. Eventually, the lifelong felon returns to prison. He survives a long stretch at Attica State Prison before he reinvents himself as a consultant for banks and lawmen who want to tap into his well of bank robbing knowledge.

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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
113 Ratings

113 Ratings

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