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“Pandora’s Box”


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



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.







Cast & Crew Lists


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




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

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 Reference

San Francisco, California, United States of America



Gastronomic Delights





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