- Actors: Jack Elam, Strother Martin, Alan Hale, Noah Beery
- Format: Color, NTSC
- Language: English
- Rated: NR – Not Rated
- Number of tapes: 1
- Studio: Anchor Bay
- VHS Release Date: July 16, 1992
- Run Time: 44 minutes
“The Ransom of Red Chief” is a 1910 short story by O. Henry first published in The Saturday Evening Post. It follows two men who kidnap and attempt to ransom a wealthy Alabaman’s son; eventually, the men are driven crazy by the boy’s spoiled and hyperactive behavior, and end up having to pay the boy’s father to take him back.
A young boy upsets the scheme of his former kidnappers.