Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work.

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Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco who still does some agent work. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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(167 episodes) | (1961-1962) (44 episodes)

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Dale Robertson, a natural right-hander, taught himself to draw his gun and shoot left-handed so that his character 'Jim Hardie' would be more distinctive. See more »

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Referenced in The Six Million Dollar Man: Little Orphan Airplane (1974) See more »

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Wells Fargo Theme
Music by Harry Warren
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Pretty good series ,worth a look ........
23 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tales of Well Fargo was a well-written, satisfying western drama that followed the exploits of Jim Hardie, Wells Fargo Agent. In early episodes, he served as narrator/agent & later became a rancher and part-time Wells Fargo agent.

Dale Robertson was very good in this series, with a toughness tempered with a sense of humor. The format allowed for a number of interesting stories and characters. I haven't seen this one on DVD yet, but look forward to owning the shows when available.

William Demarest (of My Three Sons) was especially good as a supporting co-star. Check this one out, its good, clean fun !


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