Schlitz Playhouse: Season 6, Episode 12

A Tale of Wells Fargo (14 Dec. 1956)
"Schlitz Playhouse of Stars" A Tale of Wells Fargo (original title)

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After a series of train robberies and stagecoach hold-ups, the Wells Fargo Company assigns special agent Jim Hardie to capture the outlaws.

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Helen Westcott ...
Bess Johnson
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Barber
Stuart Randall ...
Marshal
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Linc Johnson
George Chandler ...
Bartender
William Forrest ...
Wells Fargo Chief
John Frederick ...
Outlaw Beal (as John Merrick)
John Beradino ...
Outlaw Harrigan
Jason Johnson ...
Stationmaster
Tom McDonough ...
Outlaw Rosser
Joe McGuinn ...
Outlaw
Kit Carson ...
Outlaw
Carl Mathews ...
Barfly
Ray Jones ...
Barfly
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After a series of train robberies and stagecoach hold-ups, the Wells Fargo Company assigns special agent Jim Hardie to capture the outlaws.

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Pilot for the Dale Robertson series Tales of Wells Fargo (1957), which ran from 1957 to 1962. See more »

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Wells Fargo Chief: First it was our offices, then the stagecoaches, now it's the trains. It's got to stop. We've got to teach these outlaws that it isn't healthy to rob Wells Fargo.
Jim Hardie: We've also got to teach them that it's unhealthy to kill a Wells Fargo agent.
Wells Fargo Chief: Wells Fargo is more than just an express company. It's an institution we built solidly. The name of our company has come to mean something: safety, security. We've got to safeguard that reputation and the law, too.
Jim Hardie: Trouble of it is, there isn't any law in ...
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