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“The Exiles”


Season:             5 episode 20
Series Episode: 175
Air Date:          January 27, 1962




Even you must agree Ortega is a good man. There are too few of his kind in this world and if I kill him, there will be one less. Nothing else will change.”



Employment Solicitation

Personal request by Largo Ortega








Who overcomes by force, overcomes but half his foe.”
Largo Ortega quoting Shelley which Paladin corrects as a quote from Milton

John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book 1



Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone44Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong55Credited
Armondo del Vio CasaresOwner of a restaurant of the fiest Continental Cuisine in San Ysidro / Count / Former purser to the Emperor Maximilian IJay Novello57Credited
CasaresCountessVivi Janiss50Credited
Largo OrtegaProvisional General of the Revolutionary Army / Minister of External Financefor the Republic of MexicoGerald Price46Credited
LupoLargo Ortega's appointment secretaryRichard Bermudez37Credited
Hungry cow puncher at Armondo del Vio Casares' restaurantBud Osborne77Uncredited
Two men negotiating with Uncredited
Paladin's two inamoratasUncredited
Eife of the Prussian ambassadorMentioned
British ministerMentioned




Director Sutton Roley
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterRobert E. Thompson
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducerHoward Joslin & Albert Ruben
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Film EditorFred Maguire
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


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



Historical References

Emperor Maximilian I
Emperess Carlota



Geographic References


San Francisco, California, United States of America

San Ysidro, California, United States of America




Gastronomic Delights

Lapin a la chasseur (Rabbit stew)
Pigs knuckles




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