Chess knight courtesy of COCHISE LEATHER COMPANY

“Gun Shy”


Season:              1 episode 29
Series Episode:  29
Air Date:           March 29,1958




Up till now I thought Big Pine was a friendly place. But if you want to turn it into a battlefield, I’m your man.”



Employment Solicitation

Request by Kim Chan



Jade chess set


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone40Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong51Credited
Chuck Anderson
RancherCorey Allen23Credited
DaytonRailroad surveyor/ThiefZon Murray47Credited
Pete GilsonLocal hunter and trapperHank Patterson69Credited
MaddoxSalesmanBob (Robert) Busch41Credited
Jed Warren
"Ma" Warren's sonStephen Wooton12Credited
"Ma" WarrenWarren's Room & Board proprietress and PostmasterJeanette Nolan46Credited
Nancy Warren"Ma" Warren's daughterLisa Gaye22Credited
Sing WoKim Chan's uncleW. Beal Wong51Credited
Dan Blocker29Credited
RipThiefMartin BalkCredited
Frank FryeBitter Creek prospectorUncredited




Lamont Johnson
Assistant DirectorNathan R. Barragar

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
Frank Hursley, Doris Hursley & Albert Aley
StoryDoris Hursley & Albert Aley
Script SupervisorGana Jones
ProducerJulian Claman
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyFleet Southcott
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann) (Uncredited)

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 Location

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


Geographic References

Big Pine, Montana
Eagle’s Nest Butte
Mesquite Wells
Monte de Sangres, New Mexico
San Francisco, California, United States of America


Gastronomic Delights

Wild duck
French bread
Hot cakes
Pheasant roasted in grape leaves
Thyme, marjoram and sweet basil stuffing
Venison marinated in whisky



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