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“A Head of Hair”

 

Season:             4 episode 3
Series Episode: 120
Air Date:          September 24, 1960

 

Teaser

What do you want, Anderson? A horse? You could have had him for the asking. A golden-haired woman? Or is it only my life you want?

 

Employment Solicitation

San Francisco Star
Wednesday, October 16,
Kidnapped White Women Believed Seen With Indians.
Captain John Bryson, leading a patrol south of the Dechutes River in Oregon, saw what appeared to be a blond woman travelling with a group of mounted Nez Perce. Captain Bryson gave chase but was unable to close on them. Mary Grange was kidnapped in a Nez Perce raid and her father has offered a two thousand dollar reward for her return.

 

Fee

$2000

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone43Credited
Kim Li "Hey Girl"Hotel Carlton porterLisa Lu33Credited
John AndersonGuideBen Johnson42Credited
John BrysonPlains Cavalry lieutenantGeorge Kennedy35Credited
Mary GrangeNez Perce captiveDonna BrooksCredited
Chagra TentezNez Perce chiefTrevor Bardette57Credited
CheyupChagra Tentez's son
Chuck Hayward40Credited
Hotel Carlton managerOlan Soule51Credited
Hotel Carlton housemanRay Jones61Uncredited
Nez Perce warrior with Cheyup Tentez on leftHal Needham29Uncredited
Nez Perce warrior with Cheyup on rightUncredited
Simon GrangeMary Grange's fatherMentioned

 

 

Crew

DirectorAndrew (V.) McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGordon McLean
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterHarry Julian Fink


Story EditorAlbert Ruben
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorWalter E. Keller
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byJerry Goldsmith
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Music EditorGene Feldman
Production SupervisorDewey Starkey
Film EditorEverett Sutherland
Production Sound Mixer

John Muchmore
Recording CompanyWestrex Recording System
Re-recording byCharles Grenzbach
Sound EffectsGene Eliot, M.P.S.E.
Property MasterArthur Friedrich
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt
Set DecoratorHerman N. Schoenbrun

CastingStalmaster-Lister Co.
Titles and OpticalsPacific Title
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production

 

 

Filming Locations

Sets
Paramount Studios 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

 

Closing Credits background
Lone Pine, California, United States of America

 

Geographic Location

San Francisco, California

 

Sources

Have Gun – Will Travel episodes (written, spoken and credits). Internet Movie Database (IMDb), authors (cited), philosophers (cited), poets (cited) and individual observation.

 

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