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“Hunt the Man Down”


Season:             2 episode 21
Series Episode: 60
Air Date:          February 7, 1959



You sent your men out to hunt me down and hang me, Walt. They didn’t succeed. It’s your turn to try now. I’m through running.”


Employment Solicitation

Newpaper article
Brothers Threaten Range War.
Amanda, Texas June 12th – A five year old estrangement between brothers, Walter and Anthony De Vries, now threatens to turn into a full scale range war. Anthony De Vries, a homesteader, has stated that he will place barbed wire around his land. Local opinion agrees that if he is permitted to do so other homesteaders will follow suit and the cattle empire of Walter De Vries may be threated. The older De Vries has avowed that he will burn out and kill, if necessary, the first man who raises wire on the contested land.



A debt repaid


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone41Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong52Credited
Anthony "Tony" De VriesWalter "Walt" De Vries brother / homesteaderJames Drury24Credited
Elizabeth "Beth" De VriesAnthony De Vries' wifeMadlyn Rhue23Credited
Walt De VriesRancherRobert (J.) Wilke44Credited
Jesse MoralesWalt De Bries ranch handRic Roman42Credited
Tom SemperWalt De Bries ranch handMark Tapscott34Credited
StarrettWalt De Bries ranch handRalph Reed27Credited
PaulHomesteaderIan MacDonald44Credited
Mademoiselle at the Carlton HotelChantal NoelCredited
Anthony De Vries ranch handRobin Riley19Credited




Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterHarry Julian Fink
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
Story EditorDon Ingalls
ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyStuart Thompson, A.S.C.
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 Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorRaymond Boltz, Jr.

Set DesignPaul Sylos, Jr.
CastingStalmaster-Lister Co,
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham
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

Amanda, Texas, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America


Gastronomic Delights

Southern fried chicken



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