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“Brother’s Keeper”


Season:             4 episode 33
Series Episode: 150
Air Date:          May 6, 1961



I survived because the cat that clawed me I shot. And fortunately, it died near enough so I had it’s meat to eat and it’s skin to wrap myself up in at night.”


Employment Solicitation

Bud Battle serving 6 months robbery term here. If you can identify him with Wheeler murder before release can pick up $2500 reward. Regards, Wilson Sheriff Sante Fe






Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.”
Prairie Orchard sheriff

“No man ought to looke a geuen hors in the mouth.”
(No man ought to look a given horse in the mouth.)
John Heywood, A Dialogue Conteinyng the Nomber in
Effect of All the Prouerbes in the Englishe Tongue, 1546

“Noli equi dentes inspicere donati.”
(Never inspect the teeth of a given horse.)
St. Jerome, The Letter to the Ephesians, circa AD400
The Phrase Finder 


None ia so blind as he who will not see.”



There are none so blind as those who will not see.
The most deluded people are those who choose to ignore what they already know.”
English proverb


“Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding;
which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not.”

Bible, Jeremiah 5:21 King James Version


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone43Credited
Kim Li "Hey Girl"Hotel Carlton porterLisa Lu34Credited
BoggsGerman farmerBen Wright46Credited
CullPrairie Orchard bartenderWright King38Credited
ForbesPrairie Orchard barberAllen Wood54Credited
KressGerman stageline agentOtto Waldis59Credited
RackPrairie Orchard TelegrapherEd Nelson32Credited
TopazPraire Orchard saloon girlBetsy Jones-Moreland (Jones Moreland)31
Prairie Orchard SheriffKarl Swenson52Credited
Hotel guestKenneth Gibson63Uncredited
Hotel guestMurray Pollack43Uncredited
Hotel guestClark Ross47Uncredited
Hotel guestBert Stevens56Uncredited
Paladin's bankerUncredited
Sheriff of Sante Fe, New Mexico TerritoryMentioned




DirectorAndrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGordon McLean
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterJay Simm
Story EditorAlbert Ruben
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorWalter E. Keller
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
Music EditorGene Feldman
Production SupervisorDewey Starkey
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold

Sound Mixer

Frederick (Fred) A. Kessler

Recording CompanyWestrex Recording System
Re-recording byJoel Moss
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 Company.
Titles and OpticalsPacific Title
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredtied)
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
Sonoran Desert, Arizona, United States of America
Superstition Mountains, Arizona, United States of America
Apacheland Studios – 4369 S. Kings Ranch Road, Gold Canyon, Arizona, United States of America
Apache Junction, Arizona, United States of America


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


Geographic References

Piedmont, California, United States of America
Prairie Orchard
San Francisco, California, United States of America
Santa Fe, New Mexico Territory, United States of America


Gastronomic Delights




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