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“The Night the Town Died”


Season:             3 episode 21
Series Episode: 99
Air Date:          February 6, 1960



Which one are you, Frazier? Are you the one that put the rope around Aaron Bell’s neck? Or did you just cheer and yell for the trap to fall?”


Employment Solicitation

Verbal request by Warren




Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone42Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong53Credited
Aaron BellFormer convict / Confederate sympathizerBarry Cahill38Credited
FrazierStorekeeper / Union sympathizerVic Perrin43Credited
Penelope "Penny" FrazierFrazier's daughterSally SingerCredited
HowardSheriffRobert J. Stevenson44Credited
Freida HowardHoward's wifeMary GregoryCredited
SayerUnion sympathizerArthur Space51Credited
WarrenBanker / Union sympathizerBarney Phillips46Credited
Paul Bell
Aaron Bell's brother / Confederate soldierMentioned
Sayer's fatherMentioned



Richard Boone

Assistant DirectorJack Voglin
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
TeleplayCalvin Clements (Sr.), & Frank Pierson
Story Calvin Clements (Sr.)
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerBen Brady
Associate ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Production ManagerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyStuart Thompson, A.S.C.
Art DirectorWalter E. Keller
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byRene Garriguenc (Uncredited)
"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 EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
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 & Charles Vassar

CastingStalmaster-Lister Co.
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production
Recording Company'Westrex Recording System


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 Reference

New Lime Creek, Califronia, United States of America



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