Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)

Dead Man's Street 

Passing through Paradise, California Jim Hardie finds himself backing up the local Wells Fargo agent and Marshal Murphy who he knows in a fight against the Ferguson brothers who own the area and the town when one brother is jailed.


Sidney Salkow


William Fay


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Episode cast overview:
Dale Robertson ... Jim Hardie
Buddy Ebsen ... Daniel J. Ferguson
Robert Bray ... Alec Ferguson
Walter Sande ... Healey
Barney Phillips ... George Guiness
Paul Clarke Paul Clarke ... Joe Flower
Herbert Lytton ... Benson (as Herbert C. Lytton)
Kelly Thordsen ... Amos Ferguson
George Kennedy ... Joby Ferguson
Wallace Ford ... Marshal F. X. Murphy


F. X. Murphy, an older man, is the new Marshal of Paradise, California and has finished hanging his new shingle out when a fight erupts from the saloon. Jody Ferguson is fighting with an Indian who is getting the better of the fight. When Jody pulls his pistol, Marshal Murphy shoots the gun out of his hand and arrests him for attempted murder. Healey, the saloon owner, begs him to let Jody go but Murphy is unyielding. The Ferguson brothers own not only the biggest spread in the area but the town of Paradise. George Guiness, the local Wells Fargo agent, asks to be a deputy to backup the new Marshal. As he awaits the arrival of the brothers in the saloon, Jim Hardie stops in as he is passing through the town. Alec Ferguson arrives and tries to force George to drop the badge. Hardie steps in to backup George. His fight with Alec ends when the other brothers arrive and he finds himself with George in the jail tended to by Murphy. Paradise is not Paradise suddenly. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

18 April 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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