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“Fragile”

 

Season:             3 episode 7
Series Episode: 85
Air Date:          October 31, 1959

 

 

Teaser

“Etienne, I am truly sorry. I may have to shoot Roy Cooney. I may even have to shoot him through your plate glass window.”

 

Employment Solicitation

Verbal request by Etienne LeDoux

 

Fee

$1000

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone42Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong52Credited
Roy CooneyMinerAllan (Alan) Caillou44Credited
Claire LeDouxEtienne LeDoux's wifeJacqueline Scott27Credited
Etienne "Frenchy" LeDouxRestaurateur / Owner of "The Frenchman's"Werner Klemperer39Credited
DuckTownsmanDouglas Bank32Credited
FredTownsman with rockGeorge Douglas56Credited
RancherWilliam Boyett32Credited
Drunken glazier loading glass into wagonGregg Palmer32Credited
BenRancher's ranch handUncredited
Drunken glazier's partnerUncredited
Sign painterHal Needham28Uncredited
Group of Native American IndiansUncredited
E. E. DavidsonGlazierMentioned

 

 

Crew

Director
Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorJack Voglin
Unit Production ManagerHoward Joslin
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterShimon Wincelberg
Story Frank R. Pierson
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerSam Rolfe
Associate ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Director of PhotographyStuart Thompson, A.S.C.
Art DirectorWalter E. Keller
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byWilbur Hatch
ConductorWilbur Hatch
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Music EditorGene Feldman
Production SupervisorDewey Starkey
Film EditorEverett Sutherland
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 (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production

Recording Company'Westrex Recording System

 

 

 

Filming Locations

Sets
Paramount Studios 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

 

Travelling on wagon scenes
Corriganville, Ray Corrigan Ranch, Simi Valley, California, United States of America

 

Closing Credits background
Lone Pine, California, United States of America

 

Geographic References

Panamint, California, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America

 

Gastronomic Delights

Bisque de crevettes (Shrimp bisque)
Calves brain
Caviar
Consomme
Duckling with seven vegetables
Peas
Filet de poulet aux beurre noisette
Quail
Salade de carottes 
Shad roe
Citron souffle de carte (Lemon souffle with strawberries, raspberries and a puree of raspberries)
Truite aux champignons

 

Sources

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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