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“Blind Circle”


Season:             5 episode 14
Series Episode: 169
Air Date:          December 16, 1961




You’re gettng old, Larker. Sooner or later someone’ll best you and then you’ll have to go too far, and they’ll have to hang you. It’ll happen. One way or the other.”




Employment Solicitation

Peronal request by Hughes and McCormack.







Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone44Credited
Sarah AllysonYoung woman at the dining tableSusan DavisCredited
HughesCattleman's Association representativeGerald Gordon27Credited
Jess LarkerCattleman's Association hired gunHank Patterson73Credited
Emily MadisonBoarding house ownerEllen Atterbury44Credited
McCormackCattleman's Association representativeWoodrow (Woody) Chambliss47Credited
ParsonsSalesmanRobert (Bob) Jellison53Credited
SimpsonStore ownerHarrison Lewis61Credited
Trail bossStuart Holmes77Credited
Mr. AllysonFormer convictUncredited
Mrs. SimpsonMr. Simpson's wifeUncredited
CabelCattle rustlerHal Taggart65Uncredited
Tom KaneCattleman's Association hired gunMentioned




DirectorRichard Donner
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterAnthony Wilson
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducerHoward Joslin & Albert Ruben
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
Opening Theme MusicBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byLucien Moraweck
ConductorLud Gluskin
"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
Re-recording byJoel Moss
Property MasterArthur Friedrich
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorFay Babcock

CastingPeggy Rae
Titles and Opticals Pacific Title
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


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



Geographic References

San Francisco, California, United States of America



Gastronomic Delights

Cold duck
Mashed potatoes




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