Tales of Wells Fargo S02E15 The General



2.15 [029] Tales of Wells Fargo: THE GENERAL

16Dec1957

Paul Fix
Whit Bissell
Jane Nigh
George Milan

Synopsis:
Jim Hardie accompanies an intolerant general on an assignment to settle a Sioux uprising. They are delayed on their mission when outlaws attack them. [RF]

Episode Guide Courtesy:

http://ctva.biz/US/Western/WellsFargo.htm

Series Premise:
Tales of Wells Fargo is an American Western television series starring Dale Robertson that ran from 1957 to 1962 on NBC. Produced by Revue Productions, the series aired in a half-hour format until its final season when it expanded to an hour.

Set in the 1870s and 1880s, the series starred the Oklahoma native Dale Robertson as special agent Jim Hardie, noted at the time as “the left-handed gun”. The series development was influenced by the biography of Wells Fargo detective Fred J. Dodge. The concept of Tales of Wells Fargo, a company troubleshooter in the American West, was also adapted by the syndicated series Pony Express, co-starring Grant Sullivan as detective Brett Clark, which aired in the 1959-1960 season, nearly coinciding with the centennial of the Pony Express. Even earlier, from 1954 to 1955, Jim Davis had starred as a railroad investigator, Matt Clark, in the syndicated Stories of the Century. Davis and Robertson, both of whom had unusual but similar-sounding speaking voices, each did the narration for their respective series.

Series Information Courtesy:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tales_of_Wells_Fargo


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