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“Man in an Hourglass”


Season:             6 episode 12
Series Episode: 205
Air Date:          December 1, 1962




Old Man, I removed the temptation from that gun yesterday.”



Employment Solicitation

Request by Dr. Aaron Moody



Payment of a debt of honor



When men run for thier lives all the gold that’s under the moon
or all that ever was could not of all those weary souls
make a single one repose”


Dante Alighieri (1265–1321),The Divine Comedy”,
The Harvard Classics, 1909–14


“The good always die young.”
Noah Cardiff

“Only the young men die good.”

This may be a reference to:

“The good men die young.”

Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone45Credited
CanuteCardiff's; business associate"Morgan Woodward37Credited
Noah CardiffAccused killer & robberEdgar Buchanan59Credited
Aaron MoodyDoctorAlan Baxter54Credited
Johnny TullySheriff's sonJames Stacy25Credited
UgarteCardiff''" business associate"Jerry Gatlin29Credited
SamCardiff's' business associate"Dan White54Credited
"Apach"Cardiff''" business associate"Uncredited
"Mule"Cardiff's' business associate"Uncredited
Aurora TullyCaleb Tully's wifeMentioned
Caleb TullySheriffMentioned
3 Children at the doctor's home
Mother of the childrenMentioned




DirectorJerry Hopper
Assistant DirectorRobert L. Rosen
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
TeleplayTony (Anthony) Lawrence & Gustave Field
StoryTony (Anthony) Lawrence
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerRobert Sparks
Associate ProducerDon Ingalls
Production ManagerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
Opening Theme MusicBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byNathan Scott
ConductorNathan Scott
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Film EditorEverett Dodd, 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 DecoratorClaude E. Carpenter

CastingPeggy Rae
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
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 Reference

Whistler’s Mother


Gastronomic Delight

Kentucky sour mash




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