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“Cage at McNabb”


Season:             6 episode 23
Series Episode: 216
Air Date:          February 16, 1963




That’s not important. What is important is conscience and memory. You will remember me, won’t you?”



Employment Solicitation

Personal appeal by Nora Larson








Those who try to turn other human beings into senseless brutes end up by being brutes themselves.”
Paladin quoting MacKay.


Possibly Charles MacKay.  However, a similar quote could not be found.
“When men make themselves into brutes it is just to treat them like brutes.”
Amelia Barr


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone45Credited
Brian LarsonPrisonerChristopher Dark42Credited
Nora LarsonBrian Larson's wifeJacqueline Scott30Credited
O'ConnorPrisonerLon Chaney, Jr.56Credited
JoseDog handlerDavid Fresco53Credited
Guard with warden that has keysGeorge Keymas37Credited
TrowbridgeGuard on Brian Larson's cell blockJohn Harmon57Credited
Guard hitting Paladin with rifle buttJoe Yrigoyen52Credited
MenlowPrison wardenFord Rainey54Credited
Guard behind O'ConnorUncredited
Tracking dogs - 2 German Shepherds and a Dobermann PinscherUncredited




DirectorGary Nelson
Assistant DirectorGordon McLean
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterGene Roddenberry
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerDon Ingalls
Production ManagerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
Opening Theme MusicBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byRene Garriguenc
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
Makeup Artist
Ed (Edwin) Butterworth
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorClaude E. Carpenter

CastingPeggy Rae
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



Historical References

Amnesty Act for Confederate Soldiers signed May 22, 1872
Benjamin Gratz Brown
Horace Greeley
Liberal Republicans
McNaab prison


Geographic Reference

San Francisco, California, United States of America




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