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“The Chase”


Season:             2 episode 29
Series Episode: 68
Air Date:          April 11, 1959



“Well, somebody’s a liar.”


Employment Solicitation

Verbal request by Helen Martin



$2000 reward


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone41Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong52Credited
Deke BeckettPosse memberAdam Williams36Credited
BreckPosse memberPaul Richards33Credited
Helen MartinPaul Martin's wifeOlive Sturgess25Credited
Paul MartinBlanton bank clerkLee Farr32Credited
ScanlonSheriffPaul Birch47Credited
GyppoPosee memberWright King36Credited
Jim WilsonDeputyMentioned
Breck's brother / rustlerMentioned




Lamont Johnson
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterFred Freiberger
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
Story EditorDon Ingalls
ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyHoward Schwartz
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Supervising EditorFred W. Berger, A.C.E.
Film EditorHarry Coswick, A.C.E.
Optical EffectsJack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Property MasterArthur Fredericks (Friedrich)
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorRaymond Boltz, Jr.

Set DesignPaul Sylos, Jr.
CastingStalmaster-Lister Co.
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production, Filmaster Productions

Recording Company'Westrex Recording System
ATFP (Alliance of TV Film Producers)




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 References

Blanton, Arizona
San Fransico, California, United States of America


Gastronomic Delight




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