Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

The Has-Been 

Jim Hardie is riding shotgun guard on a stage that has to make an unscheduled stop to pick up a gold shipment from the Army. Riding on board are three passengers including a famous singer whose memory is slipping since his wife's death.


James P. Yarbrough


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Episode cast overview:
Dale Robertson ... Jim Hardie
J. Pat O'Malley ... Cedric Manning
Andra Martin ... Laura Halliday
Adam West ... Steve Draco
Michael Keep ... Lije Edwards
Charles Tannen ... Ross Gilmore
Marshall Reed ... Army Officer
Hal Needham ... Outlaw


Three men pick cards to determine who will take a stage coach ride. Steve Draco is the winner. He is on a stage with Jim Hardie riding shotgun guard and two other passengers: Laura Holiday and Cedric Manning, a famous singer in the west who was married to singer Jenny Lewis. She was killed by Indians. The stage is headed for Tubac which is the last place Manning and Lewis played together. Unkknown to everyone but Jim and Draco, the stage will make an unscheduled stop in Tubac where they will pick up a shipment of Army gold for El Paso delivered by two soldiers in plain clothes. During the stop Draco takes everyone hostage forcing Jim to load the gold on the stage with the Army troopers. No witnesses are to be left. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

16 January 1961 (USA) See more »

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Overland Productions See more »
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1.33 : 1
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