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“Episode in Laredo”


Season:             3 episode 2
Series Episode: 80
Air Date:          September 19, 1959



“You kill for profit, Mr. Tuttle, or pleasure, or your reputation. If that’s where your vanity hides, draw that gun.”


Employment Solicitation

Personal decision






Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone42Credited
Sid KovacGunfigherAlan Dexter40Credited
LoganEuphoria Hotel ownerJ. Pat O'Malley55Credited
Eileen Tuttle a.k.a. Mrs. SmithSam Tuttle's wifeNorma Crane30Credited
Sam TuttleGunfighterGene Lyons40Credited
Sam Tuttle, Jr a.k.a. Sam SmithSam and Eileen Tuttle's son
John (Johnny) Eiman9Credited




Buzz Kulik
Assistant DirectorJack Voglin
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WritersGene Roddenberry
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
Story EditorFrank R. Pierson
ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyStuart Thompson, A.S.C.
Art DirectorWalter E. Keller
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Music EditorGene Feldman
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
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 & Charles Vassar

CastingStalmaster-Lister Co.
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production

Recording Company'Westrex Recording System
ATFP (Alliance of TV Film Producers)




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 Reference

Loredo, Texas, United States of America


Gastronomic Delights

Scrambled eggs



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