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“Long Way Home”


Season:             4 episode 21
Series Episode: 138
Air Date:          February 4, 1961



Isham, I’m sorry.


Employment Solicitation

Confirm news story. Reward for Isham Spruce is $5000.






He was a man take him all in all. I shall not look upon his kind again.


William Shakespeare‘s “The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark” Act I Scene 2



Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone43Credited
Kim Li "Hey Girl"Hotel Carlton porterLisa Lu34Credited
HuttonBounty hunterJohn Milford33Credited
Isham SpruceWanted manIvan Dixon29Credited
Deputy sheriffRayford Barnes40Credited
SheriffWilliam Talman46Credited
Bounty hunterHal Needham29Uncredited
Bounty hunterUncredited
Bounty hunterUncredited
Hotel Carlton desk clerkTony Reagan (Regan)52Uncredited
Hotel Carlton guestJames Gonzolez49Uncredited
Hotel Carlton guestWilliam Meader56Uncredited
Mary SpruceIsham Spruce's wifeMentioned
Isham and Mary Spruce's daughterMentioned




DirectorAndrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGordon McLean
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterShimon Wincelberg

Story EditorAlbert Ruben
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorWalter E. Keller
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Music EditorGene Feldman
Production SupervisorDewey Starkey
Film EditorEverett Sutherland
Sound Mixer

Frederick (Fred) A. Kessler

Recording CompanyWestrex Recording System
Re-recording byJoel Moss
Sound EffectsGene Eliot, M.P.S.E.
Property MasterArthur Friedrich
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorHerman N. Schoenbrun

CastingStalmaster-Lister Co.
Titles and OpticalsPacific Title
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production, Filmaster Productions, Inc.




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

Tibbitsville, Georgia
Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America




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