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“The Man Who Struck Moonshine”


Season:             5 episode 28
Series Episode: 183
Air Date:          March 24, 1962



Kadish, just because you drilled a well for water and struck pure whiskey doesn’t necessarily mean that fate is against you. I intend to convince you this is nothing supernatural about your whiskey well.”


Employment Solicitation

Personal request by Moses Kadish






For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison thereof drinketh up my spirit.”
Moses Kadish



For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me”
Bible, Job 6:4 King James Version


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone44Credited
Moses KadishReformed alcoholicWilliam Conrad41Credited
Sylvia KadishMoses Kadish's wifePhyllis Avery39Credited
McCandleFormer Plains Cavalry captain and quartermaster of the 2nd Army.Uncredited
McCandleMcCandle's brotherUncredited
McCandleMcCandle's brotherUncredited




DirectorAndrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterBarry Trivers
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducerHoward 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
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


Gastronomic Delights

Acorn coffee
Salt pork and beans



John Barleycorn



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