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“Ben Jalisco”


Season:             5 episode 10
Series Episode: 165
Air Date:           November 18, 1961



Ben, you’re bleedng and your sick, and you will make a mistake. The first time you bllink, I’ll kill you. The first time you forget, I’ll kill you.”



Employment Solicitation

Murderer Escapes
Huntsville, Texas – Today, Ben Jalisco, notorious murderer and one-time bounty hunter escaped from the state penniteniary. Sentenced to life impresonment, Jalisco, aged 35 murdered a guard, George Tey while escaping. Surviving Tey are his wife, sons James and Michael and two brothers. Jalisco’s capture six years ago was based on infomraiton supplied by his wife.. The capture itself was effected by a professional gunfighter with a strange calling card and a romantic name.





Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone44Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong54Credited
John ArmstedderSheriffJohn LItel68Credited
Ben JaliscoEscaped convict / Former bounty hunterCharles Bronson40Credited
Lucy JaliscoBen Jalisco's wifeColleen Gray
John TayGeorge Tey's brother / Posse memberLane Chandler62Credited
Will TayGeorge Tey's brother / Posse memberRick SilverCredited
CarlyBarfly on way station porchChuck Roberson42Credited
Poker PlayerFrank Baker69Uncredited
Poker PlayerUncredited
Poker PlayerUncredited
Poker PlayerUncredited
Poker PlayerUncredited
Woman in Hotel Carlton's lobbyUncredited
Mrs. ArmstedderSheriff's wifeMentioned
ArmstedderSheriff's son / Montana coupuncherMentioned
George TayPrison guardMentioned
James TeyGeorge Tay's sonMentioned
Michael TeyGeorge Tay's sonMentioned
Ben & Lucy Jalisco's babyMentioned
Thirty four men Ben Jalisco killed for bounty moneyMentioned




DirectorAndrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterHarry Julian Fink
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducersHoward Joslin & Albert Ruben
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
Opening Theme MusicBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
Sound Mixer

Frederick (Fred) A. Kessler

Recording CompanyWestrex Recording System
Property MasterArthur Friedrich
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorFay Babcock

CastingPeggy Rae
Titles and OpticalsPacific Titler
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production




Filming Locations

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


Exterior Scenes
Alabama Hills, Lone Pine, California, United States of America


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



Geographic References

Huntsville, Texas, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America
Tennessee, United States of America


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