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“Face of a Shadow”


Season:             6 episode 32
Series Episode: 225
Air Date:          April 20, 1963



Outcasts of destiny

Second cousins to the wind.

Steal your purse, leave a curse.

Caravans of Romney.”



Employment Solicitation

Personal request by a bank.









The past is dead, the future is uncertain.”

With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Past is dead Future is uncertain; Present is all you have, So eat, drink and live merry.”
Albert Einstein

A gypsy has neither a past nor a future.”

“Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de la Bruyere



Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone45Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong56Credited
CanningJim Sherwood's foremanRayford Barnes41Credited
CraftBank tellerWilliam Woodson46Credited
DarklisGypsy dancerEnid Jaynes27Credited
GoliasGypsy leaderLee Van Cleef38Credited
Jm SherwoodRancherRoy Barcroft60Credited
Dan TibnerRancherNestor Paiva57Credited
Earl TibnerDan Tibner's brotherHarry Carey, Jr.41Credited
DimitriGypsy horse traderRichard Reed25Credited
GuitaristLaurindo Almeida46Credited




Director Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterRobert C. Dennis
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerRobert Sparks
Associate ProducerDon Ingalls
Production ManagerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
Opening Theme MusicBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byRene Garriguenc
ConductorLud Glaskin
"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
Donald Roberson
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorClaude E. Carpenter

CastingPeggy Rae
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham
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


Geographic References

Cotter’s Creek
Emigrant Valley, Nevada, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America


Gastronomic Delight

Stew of the autum hedgehog (porcupine in the United States)



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