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Wells Fargo

Year:
Duration:
97 min | 115 min (New York opening) (premiere)
Genres:
History | Western
IMDB rate:
6.6
Director:
Frank Lloyd
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar.
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1937-12-31
Filming Locations: Angel's Camp, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Joel McCrea
Ramsay MacKay
Bob Burns
Hank York - a Wanderer
Frances Dee
Justine Pryor
Lloyd Nolan
Dal Slade
Henry O'Neill
Henry Wells
Mary Nash
Mrs. Pryor
Ralph Morgan
Nicholas Pryor
Johnny Mack Brown
Talbot Carter (as John Mack Brown)
Porter Hall
James Oliver
Jack Clark
William Fargo
Clarence Kolb
John Butterfield
Robert Cummings
Dan Trimball - Prospector
Granville Bates
Bradford - Banker
Harry Davenport
Ingalls - Banker
Frank Conroy
Ward - Banker
Brandon Tynan
Edwards - Newspaper Publisher
Peggy Stewart
Alice MacKay
Bernard Siegel
Pawnee
Stanley Fields
Abe - Prospector
Jane Dewey
Lucy Dorsett Trimball
Frank McGlynn Sr.
Lincoln (as Frank McGlynn)
Ernie Adams
Miner (uncredited)
Erville Alderson
Marshal Sam (uncredited)
Richard Allen
Minor Role (uncredited)
William Arnold
Minor Role (uncredited)
Sam Ash
Man with Beaver Hat (uncredited)
Frank Austin
Toothless Miner (uncredited)
Arthur Aylesworth
Southern Orator (uncredited)
Jack Baxley
Knick-Knack Vendor (uncredited)
Hank Bell
Medical Attendant (uncredited)
Joseph E. Bernard
Customer (uncredited)
Barlowe Borland
Scottish Passenger (uncredited)
Wade Boteler
Ship Captain (uncredited)
Ed Brady
Prospector (uncredited)
Henry Brandon
Larry (uncredited)
Charles Brinley
Gambler (uncredited)
Fritzi Brunette
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Hal Budlong
Minor Role (uncredited)
Ray Burgess
First Fargo Rider (uncredited)
Tom Burke
Minor Role (uncredited)
James P. Burtis
Portly Gentleman (uncredited)
George Burton
Minor Role (uncredited)
Marie Burton
Pioneer Girl
Jimmy Butler
Nick Pryor Jr. (uncredited)
A.S. 'Pop' Byron
Townsman (uncredited)
Lane Chandler
Tom - Wells Fargo Messenger (uncredited)
Spencer Charters
Jethro - Old Confederate (uncredited)
Ethel Clayton
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Shirley Coates
Alice at 10 Years Old (uncredited)
Irene Coleman
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
D'Arcy Corrigan
Preacher (uncredited)
Ronnie Cosby
Ramsay MacKay Jr. (uncredited)
Hal Craig
Southerner (uncredited)
Nell Craig
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Richard Cramer
Miner (uncredited)
Thomas A. Curran
Old Man (uncredited)
Jack Curtis
Minor Role (uncredited)
Sidney D'Albrook
Townsman (uncredited)
Sheila Darcy
Lola Montez
Helen Davis
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Hal K. Dawson
Ormsby - N.Y. Herald Correspondent (uncredited)
Lillian Dean
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Richard Denning
Minor Role (uncredited)
Helen Dickson
Boy's Mother (uncredited)
Mike Donovan
Miner (uncredited)
Lester Dorr
Minor Role (uncredited)
Rex Downing
Child (uncredited)
Lowell Drew
Townsman (uncredited)
Fritzi Dugan
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Eddie Dunn
Ed Slocum - Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
David Durand
Alex Trimball (uncredited)
Edward Earle
Mr. Padden (uncredited)
Dora Early
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Oliver Eckhardt
Townsman (uncredited)
Fern Emmett
Mrs. Jenkins (uncredited)
Frank Erickson
Southerner (uncredited)
Ann Evers
Pioneer Girl
Martin Faust
Minor Role (uncredited)
Al Ferguson
Southerner (uncredited)
Art Foster
Confederate Captain (uncredited)
Willie Fung
Wang - MacKay's Servant
Barney Furey
Bandit (uncredited)
Norah Gale
Pioneer Girl
Chester Gan
Chinese Workman (uncredited)
Jack Gardner
Clerk (uncredited)
Joe Gilbert
Practical Telegraph Operator (uncredited)
Gus Glassmire
Minor Role (uncredited)
June Glory
Pioneer Girl
George Guhl
Passenger (uncredited)
Earl Gunn
Minor Role (uncredited)
Harriette Haddon
Pioneer Girl
Charles Haefeli
Gambler (uncredited)
Sherry Hall
Clerk (uncredited)
Beth Hartman
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Harry Hayden
Postal Clerk (uncredited)
Dell Henderson
Customer (uncredited)
Ben Hendricks Jr.
Sailor (uncredited)
Charles Herzinger
Wagon Train Driver (uncredited)
Herbert Heywood
Bartender (uncredited)
Mitchell Ingraham
Barber (uncredited)
T.C. Jack
Minor Role (uncredited)
Dolly Jarvis
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Darby Jones
Black Man (uncredited)
Edward Keane
Salmon P. Chase - Secretary of the Treasury
Hazel Keener
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Gwen Kenyon
Pioneer Girl
Philip Kieffer
Top Sergeant (uncredited)
Stanley King
Minor Role (uncredited)
Paul Kruger
Coachman (uncredited)
Jerry Larkin
Southerner (uncredited)
Edward LeSaint
Doctor (uncredited)
Bert Lindley
Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Lindquist
Minor Role (uncredited)
Lucien Littlefield
San Francisco Postmaster (uncredited)
Jean Lorraine
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
George Magrill
Northerner (uncredited)
Alphonse Martell
Headwaiter (uncredited)
Joyce Mathews
Pioneer Girl
Eric Mayne
Minor Role (uncredited)
Charles McAvoy
Miner (uncredited)
Ralph McCullough
Clerk (uncredited)
Robert McKenzie
U.S. Postmaster - Batavia, N.Y. (uncredited)
Mary Mersch
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Frank Mills
Minor Role (uncredited)
Bruce Mitchell
Miner (uncredited)
Howard M. Mitchell
Minor Role (uncredited)
Monte Montague
Prospector (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse
White House Aide (uncredited)
Philip Morris
Bart - Express Driver (uncredited)
Ferdinand Munier
Mr. Langley (uncredited)
Forbes Murray
Minor Role (uncredited)
Louis Natheaux
Jonathan - Proprietor (uncredited)
Babs Nelson
Alice at 6 Years Old (uncredited)
David Newell
Minor Role (uncredited)
Paul Newlan
Zachary 'Zeke' Martin (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien
Headwaiter (uncredited)
Robert Emmett O'Connor
Sea Captain (uncredited)
George Ovey
Townsman (uncredited)
Carol Parker
Pioneer Girl
Franklin Parker
Reporter (uncredited)
Lew Payton
Sam - Pryor's Butler (uncredited)
Vester Pegg
Fargo Rider (uncredited)
Jack Perrin
Scout (uncredited)
Grant Peters
Minor Role (uncredited)
Lee Phelps
Printer (uncredited)
Hal Price
Townsman (uncredited)
Suzanne Rhoades
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
Minor Role (uncredited)
Julian Rivero
Candy Vendor (uncredited)
Buddy Roosevelt
First Lieutenant (uncredited)
Alma Ross
Pioneer Girl
Art Rowlands
Townsman (uncredited)
Oscar Rudolph
Minor Role (uncredited)
Dick Rush
Conductor (uncredited)
Francis Sayles
Townsman (uncredited)
Cy Schindell
Minor Role (uncredited)
Harry Semels
Minor Role (uncredited)
Allen D. Sewall
Northerner (uncredited)
Kathryn Sheldon
Captain's Wife (uncredited)
Hugh Sheridan
Minor Role (uncredited)
Charles Sherlock
Minor Role (uncredited)
Ernest Shields
Minor Role (uncredited)
Lee Shumway
Townsman (uncredited)
Gertrude Simpson
Plump Townswoman (uncredited)
Pietro Sosso
Minor Role (uncredited)
Harry Stafford
Dinsmore (uncredited)
Robert R. Stephenson
Southerner (uncredited)
Bert Stevens
Union Officer (uncredited)
Dorothy Stevens
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Tom Stevenson
Minor Role (uncredited)
Harry Strang
Minor Role (uncredited)
Al Sullivan
Southerner (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan
Fireman (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan
Northerner (uncredited)
Danny Sullivan
Northerner (uncredited)
Elliott Sullivan
Minor Role (uncredited)
Bernard Suss
Bearded Man (uncredited)
Hal Taliaferro
Minor Role (uncredited)
Dorothy Tennant
Mrs. Ward (uncredited)
Jerry Tucker
Boy (uncredited)
Archie Twitchell
Man with Paper (uncredited)
Tom Ung
Chinese Brickmason (uncredited)
Monte Vandergrift
Sailor (uncredited)
Clare Verdera
Mrs. Edwards (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan
Merchant (uncredited)
Ruth Warren
Mrs. Andrews (uncredited)
Blue Washington
Sam - Coachman (uncredited)
Dorothy White
Pioneer Girl
Gloria Williams
Pioneer Girl
Florence Wix
Pioneer Woman (uncredited)
Freeman Wood
Minor Role (uncredited)
Harry Woods
Timekeeper (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Film debut of Peggy Stewart.
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Assistant propman Jack Leys accidentally shot himself when he reached into the prop chest for a gun.
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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
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Quotes
Hank York - a Wanderer: I've had no more luck than a duck with a doorknob.
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Photos from cast
Gertrude Astor Scotty Beckett