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“Return to Fort Benjamin”
Season: 3 episode 20
Series Episode: 98
Air Date: January 30, 1960
“A father asks that his son’s body have whatever honor is left to it. I’ve seen him hounded to death with less dignity than cattle in a slaughter pen.”
Request by Dark Leaf
Cast & Crew Lists
Character Role Actor Actor Age Status
Paladin An arbiter Richard Boone 42 Credited
Blake Plains Cavalry major Robert (J.) Wilke 44 Credited
Dark Leaf Sioux Chief / Yellow Star's father White Horse Credited
Graham Plains Cavalry lieutenant Charles Aidman 35 Credited
Hodgekins Plains Cavalry corporal Stewart East 46 Credited
Kern Plains Cavalry sergeant Herbert Patterson 38 Credited
Plains Cavalry corporal holding horses by river
Harold (Hal) Needham 28 Credited
Yellow Star "Gimp" Convicted killer
Anthony Caruso 43 Credited
Dark Leaf's nephew Frank Sentry Credited
Pierson Plains Cavalry lieutenant Mentioned
Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant Director Jack Voglin
Creators Herb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
Writer Robert E. Thompson
Script Supervisor Richard Chaffee
Producer Sam Rolfe
Associate Producer Frank R. Pierson
Production Manager Howard Joslin
Director of Photography Stuart Thompson, A.S.C.
Art Director Walter E. Keller
Opening Theme Music Composer Bernard Hermann (Herrmann)
Episode Music by Rene Garriguenc
"Ballad of Paladin" Singer Johnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Music Editor Gene Feldman
Production Supervisor Dewey Starkey
Film Editor Samuel (Sam) Gold
Sound Editor Roderick Sound, Inc.
Sound Effects Gene Eliot, M.P.S.E.
Property Master Arthur Friedrich
Donald (W.) Roberson
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
Wardrobe Joseph Dimmitt
Set Decorator Herman N. Schoenbrun & Charles Vassar
Casting Stalmaster-Lister Co.
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Production Companies A CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production
Recording Company' Westrex Recording System
Paramount Studios 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Closing Credits background
Lone Pine, California, United States of America
Barbary Coast, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Gables, San Francisco, California
Montemartre, Paris, France
San Francisco, California
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