Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
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Jim Hardie is sent to quiet Prairie Lea where he will riding as a guard for a big shipment. He arrives early to see old friends there including a women he helped. After he arrives he sees the man she left who has been released from prison.

Director:

Sidney Salkow

Writers:

James Brooks (creator), Frank Gruber (creator) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dale Robertson ... Jim Hardie
Mary LaRoche ... Lorna Terret
Russ Conway ... Dangler
Roscoe Ates ... Spoon
William Hudson ... Sam Terret
Frank Watkins ... Renton
Jeff DeBenning Jeff DeBenning ... Sheriff Potter (as Jeff De Benning)
David McMahon ... Banker
Joe Haworth Joe Haworth ... Bartender
Rush Williams ... Fells
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Storyline

Three men lead by Joe Dangler are planning to rob a Wells Fargo shipment out of Prairie Lea. Jim Hardie has been sent by Wells Fargo to ride guard on this large shipment out of the normally quiet town. As he has several friends there Jim Hardie arrives early so he can visit with them. One of them is a young woman he helped three years earlier to escape her boyfriend, Joe Dangler, who went to prison in Utah for three years. Jim is greeted by several friends including the local agent Spoon. When they leave a restaurant, Jim notices Dangler ride in and enter the saloon. Jim leaves Spoon to talk to Dangler in the saloon where people are surprised when Jim does not react to Dangler's insults. Jim tries to keep Lorna's secret but later the bartender tells Dangler about her which sets up confrontations among Lorna , Jim and Dangler. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-14
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 1959 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Overland Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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