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“The Hanging of Roy Carter”


Season:             2 episode 4

Series Episode: 43

Air Date:          October 4, 1958




Bullock, there are only two people in this world that can save an innocent boy’s life. You can do it by delaying that execution three hours or I can do it my way.”


Employment Solicitation

Verbal agreement with Sidney Carter





Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone41Credited
Robert AprilPrison chaplainJohn Larch44Credited
John BullockPrison wardenPaul Birch46Credited
Roy CarterMan sentence to hangScott Marlowe26Credited
Sidney "Sid" CarterRoy Carter's fatherRobert Armstrong57Credited
Keno SmithAdmitted stage robber and killerJohn Duke (Barry Russo)33Credited
JesseSidney Carer's foremanFrancis J. McDonald68Credited
Prison guard at the gateK. L. Smith35Credited
Prison guard searching Paladin / sawing the cell doorEd (Edward) Faulkner26Credited
Prison guard with Paladin at the executionRusty Westcoatt (Wescoatt)36Credited
Lynch mob memberTex Holden50Uncredited
Lynch mob memberWhitey Hughes37Uncredited
Lynch mob memberRay Jones58Uncredited
Lynch mob memberCactus Mack59Uncredited
Lynch mob memberRod McGaughy34Uncredited
U. S. MarshalMichael Hinn45Uncredited




Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterGene Roddenberry
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
Story EditorDon Ingalls
ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyHoward Schwartz
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Supervising EditorFred W. Berger, A.C.E.
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
Optical EffectsJack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Property MasterMike Gordon
Makeup ArtistDonald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, 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)
StuntmenWhitey Hughes (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

Carson City, Nevada, United States of America


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