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“Fatal Flaw”


Season:             4 episode 23
Series Episode: 140
Air Date:          February 25, 1961



You think you’re alone, Curly. You think you’ve looked virture in the eye and thumbed your nose. Just remember this, even Satan hss to pay his dues.


Employment Solicitation






Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone43Credited
Curley AshburneLeader of the Green Rive gangRoyal Dano39Credited
Cassandra LangfordSodbusterJena Engstrom18Credited
Lyle McKendrickUnited States MarshalAllyn Joslyn59Credited
SalazarMember of the Green Rive gang / A MescaderoMiguel de Anda ( Angle Landa)22Credited
Earl HugginsDeputy U. S. MarshalMentioned
Ellen LangfordCassandra Langford's motherMentioned
Langford's hired manMentioned
Milton L. BascombeU.S. Marshal's officeMentioned




DirectorAndrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterJack Laird
Story EditorAlbert Ruben
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorAlbert Heschong
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
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


Geographic References

New York, New York, United States of America
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Tascosa, Colorado Territory



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