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“Duke of Texas”


Season:             4 episode 31
Series Episode: 148
Air Date:          April 22, 1961



General, do you plan to use your cavalry in support of your foot soldiers or in advance of them?”


Employment Solicitation

Personal request by Franz von Teschen



$2000 offered



He’s armed without who’s innocent within.”
Paladin quoting Pope

He is armed without who is innocent within,
be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass.”


“He’s armed without that’s innocent within.”
Alexander Pope, Epistles of Horace, Epistle I, Book I, line 93


“He’s armed without that’s innocent within.”
Alexander Pope – Epilogue to the Satires


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiter ? Duke Franz von Teschen's military advisorRichard Boone43Credited
Kim Li "Hey Girl"Hotel Carlton porterLisa Lu34Credited
Herr Ludwig DonnerDuke von Teschen's traveling companionEduard Franz58Credited
JailletSoldier in the Mexican Army of LiberationAlbert Cavens54Credited
General Pablo MendezCommander of the Mexican Army of LiberationRobert Carricart44Credited
Duke Franz von TeschenAustrian Duke / Cousin to the Emperor of AustriaScott Marlowe28Credited
Los Gatos townsman that speaks EnglishRoberto Conteras32Credited
BaggagemanSpencer Chan69Uncredited
Los Gatos townsmanNick Brogani56Uncredited
Los Gatos townsmanJack Tornek74Uncredited
Man in Hotel Carlton lobbyGeorge DeNormand57Uncredited
Man in Hotel Carlton lobbyFranklyn Farnum82Uncredited
Fencing InstructorUncredited
MuggerCap Somers67Uncredited
MuggerRay Spiker59Uncredited




DirectorBuzz Kulik
Assistant DirectorGordon McLean
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
TeleplayAlbert Aley & Albert Ruben
StoryAlbert Aley
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 byRene Garriguence
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 (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

Hofburg at Innsbrook 
Maximilian I


Geographic References

Innsbruck, Austria
Los Gatos, California, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America 


Gastronomic Delight




Have Gun – Will Travel episodes (written, spoken and credits). Internet Movie Database (IMDb), authors (cited), philosophers (cited), poets (cited) and individual observation.


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