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“The Five Books of Owen Deaver”


Season:              1 episode 32
Series Episode:  32
Air Date:           April 26,1958





I will be wanting your apology, Owen, since you’re going to need me. You’re going to need me badly.”



Employment Solicitation

Three Winds 

Six citizens of Three Winds (Wyoming Territory) were arrested today by their newly elected sheriff, Owen Deaver. They had been celebrating the sheriff’s election victory by firing their pistols into the air. Sheriff Deaver has instituted a set of municipal ordinances patterned after the city of Philadelphia.  Owen Deaver, the son of  Barry Deaver, former sheriff of Three Winds, who died of consumption last fall.


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone40Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong51Credited
"Ma" DeaverOwen Deaver's motherlurene Tuttle50Credited
Owen DeaverSheriff of Three Winds, New MexicoJames Olson27Credited
Mason EnfieldEnfield gang memberWalter Barnes40Credited
Harry NolanStorekeeperAlan Carney48Credited
Calvin "Cal"BartenderJosh Franklyn (Ross Evans)34Credited
"The French Kid"Enfield gang memberPaul Lukather31Credited
Amos EnfieldEnfield gang memberBuddy Roosevelt59Uncredited
Jim MorrisRancherTyler McVey46Uncredited
John RogersEnfield gang memberJimmy Noel54Uncredited
DolomiteEnfield gang memberUncredited
Barry DeaverFormer sheriff of Three WindsMentioned
The lovely lady with red hair who is a member of the opera companyMentioned




Lamont Johnson
Assistant DirectorNathan R. Barragar

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterSam Rolfe
Script SupervisorMary Chaffee
ProducerJulian Claman
Associate ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyFleet Southcott
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann) (Uncredited)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone & Sam Rolfe
Supervising EditorFred W. Berger, A.C.E.
Film EditorHarry Coswick
Optical EffectsJack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Property MasterMike Gordon
Makeup ArtistGlen Alden
Hair Stylist
Pat Whiffing, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorRaymond Boltz, Jr.

Set DesignPaul Sylos, Jr.
CastingLynn Stalmaster and Associates
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production, Filmaster Productions

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 References

North Fork, New Mexico
San Francisco, California, United States of America
Three Winds, New Mexico


Gastronomic Delights

Potato soup



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