Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

The Outlaw's Wife 

Jim Hardie finds and sends the outlaw who stole $21,000 from the Dilman office to prison. However, the outlaw refuses to give up the stolen money until he receives a letter threatening his wife so he asks Jim for help in keeping her safe.


Sidney Salkow


Martin Berkeley




Episode cast overview:
Dale Robertson ... Jim Hardie
John Archer ... Pete Jennings
Mike Road ... Clete
Kathleen Case ... Elsie Jennings (as Cassie Case)
Patricia Huston ... Marge Walker
Byron Morrow ... Wells Fargo Manager
Robert Strong Robert Strong ... Marshal (as Bob Strong)
John Cliff ... Jake


Three men holdup the Dilman Wells Fargo office stealing $21,000. The local law interrupts their getaway stopping two of the outlaws but the third gets away with the money while slightly wounding the lawman. The lawman recognized the leader who got away as Pete Jennings but Jim Hardie was unable to find him until he received a clue that he might be George Grant at White Springs. With the local Marshal, Jim goes to the Grant home where they find Pete Jennings who is now married to a very pretty woman named Elsie. Pete refuses to turnover the stolen money so he is sent to prison for a lengthy term. The case is dead until Pete is released until Jim receives a letter from Pete. Thinking Pete might have changed his mind he goes to visit Pete but is shown a letter that someone is threatening to kidnap Elsie and kill her unless Pete turns over the money. Jim agrees to investigate. If Jim keeps Elsie from harm, Pete will release the money. When Jim contacts Elsie, she is living with her sister... Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

28 March 1960 (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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