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Season:             5 episode 33
Series Episode: 188
Air Date:          April 28, 1962




No matter how noble your cause Gavin, I can’t let you condemn a boy to death. So we’ll wait until one of us makes a false move.”


Employment Solicitation

Request by the United States of America State Department






Vouloir, c’est pouvoir” (“Where there’s a will, there’s a way”)
French woman quoting a proverb


The spell of the tongue is the most dangerous spell of all.”

“The magic of the tongue is the most dangerous of all spells.”
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, Eugene Aram (1832), Book i, Chapter vii.

Anything but history, for history must be false.”
Paladin quoting Robert Walpole np. 141

“Eirinn go Brach”
Gavin O’Shea

Ireland forever”
Gaelic-Irish saying


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone44Credited
Danny MahoneyMichael Mahoney's brotherDouglas Lambert25Credited
Michael MahoneyIrish American hero worshipperLew Brown37Credited
Gavin O'SheaMember of the Fenian BrotherhoodRobert Gist44Credited
Paladin's French inamorata
Vicki BenetCredited
State Department representativeRobert Gibbons43Credited
SheriffRoy Roberts56Credited
Rudy Bowman72Uncredited
TownsmanNoble "Kid" Chissell57Uncredited
TownsmanMichael Jeffers76Uncredited
TownsmanBert Madrid46Uncredited
TownsmanMilan Smith 38Uncredited
TownsmanSid Troy54Uncredited




DirectorAndrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterLou Shaw & Peggy Shaw (O'Shea)
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducersHoward Joslin & Albert Ruben
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
Opening Theme MusicBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Film EditorEverett Sutherland, A. C. E.
Sound Mixer

Frederick (Fred) A. Kessler

Recording CompanyWestrex Recording System
Re-recording byJoel Moss
Property MasterArthur Friedrich
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorFay Babcock

CastingPeggy Rae
Titles and Opticals Pacific Title
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production




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



Historical References

Dublin Underground
Fenian Brotherhood
Fort Erie
Invasion of Canada
Irish Free State


Geographic References

Copper City, California, United States of Amerca
Dublin, Ireland
New York State
Riviera, France
San Francisco, California, United States of America
St. Lawrence River
Tralee, Ireland 



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