Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

The Stage Line 

Jim Hardie has been sent to inspect and buy the Braddock Stage line as a new feeder line. He arrives to find the line runs on a shoestring, has one old stage, and eight horses plus the base station which is not up to the normal standards.


Sidney Salkow


James Brooks (creator), Frank Gruber (creator) | 1 more credit »


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Episode cast overview:
Dale Robertson ... Jim Hardie
James Franciscus ... Joe Braddock
Carolyn Craig ... Ann Braddock
John Pickard ... Langer
James Seay ... Mr. Simpson
Wally Richard Wally Richard ... Kenner


Jim Hardie has been sent on a different task this time. No robbers but the job of inspecting and buying a small line as a new feeder line for Wells Fargo. As he gets off the train he is met by young Joe Braddock who is hoping to sell Wells Fargo their stage line. Joe is ready to complete the deal but Jim wants to inspect the equipment and line first. The stage line has one old stage and two four horse teams plus the base station. There is one relay station but they rent it. Jim also wants to ride the line to see it for himself so he and Joe head for the home base. Joe does the labor and his sister Ann takes care of the paperwork. They make a stop at the relay station where the horses are swapped out. Afterwards two men try to hold them up but Jim fiends them off by hitting one of them. At the base camp Jim meets Ann who is confined to a wheelchair after an accident on a horse. They are selling so they can go back east for an operation on Ann but money is a problem and becomes one for ... Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

5 October 1959 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Overland Productions See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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