Jesse James, Jr.: Son
of the notorious bandit Jesse James, who grew up working hard to
support his widowed mother and fatherless sister; he finds
himself arrested and facing trial for a daring train robbery.
Frank James: Once an outlaw with a price
tag of $20,000 on his head, Frank James was at this point
acquitted of all crimes, and a respected citizen of St. Louis.
He drops everything to stay by his nephew's side throughout the
A. Reed: The man leading the prosecution of Jesse James Jr., Mr.
Reed would soon after become the Mayor of Kansas City, and later
a United States Senator.
Thomas T. Crittenden, Jr.: Son of the
governor who signed what would become the death warrant of the
outlaw Jesse James, Tom Crittenden took Jesse James, Jr., under
his wing at a young age and believed in his innocence.
A railroad detective who will stop at nothing to put Jesse
James, Jr. behind bars
The confessed train robber who points the finger at Jesse James,
Charles Polk: Grandson of a governor,
related to a US President, and friend of Jesse James, Jr., who sits behind bars
while his wife is lying on her deathbed.
Zerelda James Samuels: Mother of Frank and
Jesse James, grandmother of the accused Jesse James, Jr., who
claimed to be with her grandson on the night of the robbery
and a large cast of