Chess knight courtesy of COCHISE LEATHER COMPANY

 

“Ransom”

 

Season:             3 episode 37
Series Episode: 115
Air Date:          June 4, 1960

 

Teaser

What are you? I left three dead men on the trail, men you destroyed with your own corruption.”

 

Employment Solicitation

Verbal request by Carter

 

Fee

$1000 from Secura Celine
Undisclosed amount from Carter

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone42Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong53Credited
CarterBusinessmanGene Roth57Credited
Lucile CarterCarter's daughterAthalee (Allison) Daniell20Credited
Secura CelineCeline's wifeValerie French32Credited
CelineMaximilian's aidDenver Pyle40
EdwardEnglish treasure hunterAlex (Alexander) Davion31Credited
SchermerLawyer
Robert H. Harris48Credited
Sutton
Guard over Celine and his wifeTom Palmer47Credited
MonkStewart East46Credited
Secura Celine's first husbandMentioned

 

 

Crew

DirectorRichard Boone
Assistant DirectorJack Voglin
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterRobert E. Thompson
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)

"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. Filmaster Productions, Inc.

Recording Company'Westrex

 

 

 

Filming Locations

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

 

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

 

Historical References

Hernan Cortes
Maximilian I
Mexican Revolution against France
Palmer House

 

Geographic References

Queretaro, Mexico
Los Crusez, New Mexico
Mexico
San Francisco, California, United States of America

 

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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