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“A Sense of Justice”


Season:             2 episode 8
Series Episode: 47
Air Date:          November 1, 1958



You hired me to keep that mob from lynching Andy. Now you tell me to hand him over. Just which side of that badge are you going to stand behind, Sheriff.”



Employment Solicitation

Arcadia Murderer To Face Trial.
Lynch Mob Feared.

Fearing lynch mob, Sheriff Neal Grayson of Arcadia, has asked for volunteers to guard the life of Andy Dawes, accused murderer. Because of the high feeling in the town, Sheriff Grayson is appealing outside of Arcadia for help. There has been an offer for volunteers at $200 to be paid out of the sheriff’s own pocket, but thus far no takers.





Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone41Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong51Credited
BoakRanch handBarry Brooks48Credited
"Widow" BriggsRancher
Virginia Gregg42
Andy DawesAccused murdererBing Russell32Credited
Julia GraysonNeal Grayson's daughterBarrie Chase25Credited
Neal GraysonArcadia sheriffKarl Swenson50Credited
HarryRanch handJames Parnell35Credited
TomRanch handBarry Cahill37Credited
Arcadia bartenderCactus Mack59Uncredited
Arcadia townsmanFred McDougall30Uncredited
Jim Briggs"Widow" Briggs' sonMentioned




Lamont Johnson
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterJohn Neubuhl (Kneubuhl)
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
Story EditorDon Ingalls
ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyHoward Schwartz
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Supervising EditorFred W. Berger, A.C.E.
Film EditorHarry Coswick, A.C.E.
Optical EffectsJack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Property MasterMike Gordon
Makeup ArtistDonald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorRaymond Boltz, Jr.

Set DesignPaul Sylos, Jr.
CastingLynn Stalmaster and Associates
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production, Filmaster Productions

Recording Company'Westrex Recording System
ATFP (Alliance of TV Film Producers)




Filming Locations

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


Arcadia scenes
Jack Ingram Ranch – 2255 Mulholland Drive, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America


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


Geographic References

Arcadia, California, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America


Gastronomic Delights




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