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“Incident at Borrasca Bend”

Season:             2 episode 27
Series Episode: 66
Air Date:          March 21, 1959



“I’m not saying you can’t hang me.  I know you can. The law is only enough people to enforce it.”


Employment Solicitation

Verbal request by Wesson



Half a poke of gold



Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone41Credited
JacksonProspector / JurorBen Wright43Credited
PattersonProspector/ Baliff / Former ribbon salesmanTed Markland26Credited
SugieFreight driver/ Banker / Saloon owner / StorekeeperPerry CookCredited
WessonProspector / JudgeJacques Aubuchon34Credited
"Curly"Prospector / Juror / Triple bigamistEd (Edward) Faulkner27Credited
"Swede"ProspectorStewart East45Credited
Watson "boys"Prospectors / Gunfighters / FarmersUncredited
MikeProspector / PickpocketUncredited
Native American prospectorUncredited
Native American cooking rabbitUncredited
"Circle" JivesDeceased prospectorMentioned
R. StanleyProspector that disappearedMentioned
HernandoProspector that disappearedMentioned




Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterJay Simms
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

Borrasca Bend
Juniper, California, United States of America
Santa Barbara, California



Gastronomic Delights

Roast rabbit





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