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“Pandora’s Box”

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Season:             5 episode 36
Series Episode: 191
Air Date:          May 19, 1962

 

Teaser

The man you’re turning loose is a killer. Some time before sunup, you’re gonna want me to take him back… and you’ll have to ask me.”

 

 

Employment Solicitation

Personal request by a government official.

 

 

Fee

Undisclosed

 

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone44Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong55Credited
Billy Joe LamontAccused killer / Secretary's sonMartin West24Credited
"Lucky" LaskiGamblerKen Curtis45Credited
DecoraSaloon girlMary Munday35Credited
Hanna Saloon ownerLorna Thayer43Credited
JonYoung manJamie (James) BrothersCredited
WoodyHanna's husbandRobert J. Stevenson46Credited
Secretary of State of CaliforniaLewis Martin68Credited
HazelBilly Joe Lamont's mother / Secretary of State's former wifeMentioned

 

 

Crew

DirectorAndrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterArchie L. Tegland
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
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production

 

Filming Locations

Sets
Paramount Studios 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

 

Exterior scenes
Alabama Hills, Lone Pine, California, United States of America

 

Closing Credits background
Lone Pine, California, United States of America

 

 

Geographic References

San Francisco, California, United States of America

 

 

Gastronomic Delights

Biscuits
Stew

 

 

Sources

Have Gun – Will Travel episodes (written, spoken and credits). Internet Movie Database (IMDb), authors (cited), philosophers (cited), poets (cited) and individual observation.

 

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