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Season: 2 episode 34
Series Episode: 73
Air Date: May 16, 1959
“By yourselves, maybe. If you think you could have lived with yourself…”
San Francisco Star
General’s Son Listed As Deserter.
General Joshua Carver, U.S. Army retired, and his wife Geraldine have just learned that their only son, Corporal Henry Carver, disappeared while on routine field duty with the 7th Cavalry in Montana two days ago. Corporal Carver’s name has been posted at Ft. Lincoln as a deserter General Carver insists that there must have been foul play.
Any man going into Indian coutry should never be paid in advance.
“And when they fell before the thunder,
It was as when the lordly redwood,
green with boughs
goes down with a great shout upon the hills,
and leaves a lonesome place against the sky.”
When the Norn Mother saw the Whirlwind Hour
Greatening and darkening as it hurried on,
She left the Heaven of Heroes and came down
To make a man to meet the mortal need.
She took the tried clay of the common road
Clay warm yet with the genial heat of Earth,
Dashed through it all a strain of prophecy;
Tempered the heap with thrill of human tears;
Then mixed a laughter with the serious stuff.
Into the shape she breathed a flame to light
That tender, tragic, ever-changing face.
Here was a man to hold against the world,
A man to match the mountains and the sea.
The color of the ground was in him, the red earth;
The smack and tang of elemental things;
The rectitude and patience of the cliff;
The good-will of the rain that loves all leaves;
The friendly welcome of the wayside well;
The courage of the bird that dares the sea;
The gladness of the wind that shakes the corn;
The pity of the snow that hides all scars;
The secrecy of streams that make their way
Beneath the mountain to the rifted rock;
The tolerance and equity of light
That gives as freely to the shrinking flower
As to the great oak flaring to the wind
To the grave’s low hill as to the Matterhorn
That shoulders out the sky.
Sprung from the West,
The strength of virgin forests braced his mind,
The hush of spacious prairies stilled his soul.
Up from log cabin to the Capitol,
One fire was on his spirit, one resolve
To send the keen ax to the root of wrong,
Clearing a free way for the feet of God.
And evermore he burned to do his deed
With the fine stroke and gesture of a king:
He built the rail-pile as he built the State,
Pouring his splendid strength through every blow,
The conscience of him testing every stroke,
To make his deed the measure of a man.
So came the Captain with the mighty heart
And when the judgment thunders split the house,
Wrenching the rafters from their ancient rest,
He held the ridgepole up, and spiked again
The rafters of the Home. He held his place
Held the long purpose like a growing tree
Held on through blame and faltered not at praise.
And when he fell in whirlwind, he went down
As when a lordly cedar, green with boughs,
Goes down with a great shout upon the hills,
And leaves a lonesome place against the sky.
Edwin Markham, “Liincoln, The Man of the People”
Cast & Crew Lists
|Paladin||An arbiter||Richard Boone||41||Credited|
|Becky Gray Carver||Henry Carver's wife||Susan Cabot||31||Credited|
|Mrs. Geraldine Carver||Henry Carver's mother||Shirley O'Hara||34||Credited|
|Henry Carver||U. S. Army Plains 7th Cavalry corporal||Larry Pennell||31||Credited|
|Sam Dolan||Becky Gray's suitor||Robert Anderson||38||Credited|
|Barsky||Plains Cavalry sergeant||Roy Barcroft||56||Credited|
|Bradley||Plains Cavalry lieutenant / Chief of Scouts for Colonel Gibbons||Stewart East||45||Credited|
|8 members of the Plains Cavalry patro||Uncredited|
|Gleef||Sam Dolan's employee||Hal Needham||28||Uncredited|
|Lopez||Sam Dolan's employee||Uncredited|
|Man sleeping on Hotel Carlton loveseat||Uncredited|
|Joshua Carver||General, U. S. Army, retired||Mentioned|
|Director||Andrew V. McLaglen|
|Assistant Director||Howard Joslin
|Creators||Herb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
|Script Supervisor||Richard Chaffee|
|Story Editor||Don Ingalls|
|Production Manager||Glenn Cook
|Director of Photography||Stuart Thompson, A.S.C.|
|Opening Theme Music Composer||Bernard Hermann (Herrmann)
|"Ballad of Paladin" Singer||Johnny Western|
|"Ballad of Paladin" written by||Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
|Supervising Editor||Fred W. Berger, A.C.E.
|Film Editor||Harry Coswick, A.C.E.|
|Optical Effects||Jack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
|Sound Editor||Roderick Sound, Inc.
|Property Master||Mike Gordon|
|Makeup Artist||Donald (W.) Roberson|
|Hair Stylist||Madine Danks, C.H.S.|
|Set Decorator||Raymond Boltz, Jr.
|Set Design||Paul Sylos, Jr.|
|Richard Boone's Stunt Double||Hal Needham|
|Production Companies||A CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production, Filmaster Productions
|Recording Company'||Westrex Recording System
|ATFP (Alliance of TV Film Producers)
Paramount Studios 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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Lone Pine, California, United States of America
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