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“The Hatchet Man”
Season: 3 episode 25
Series Episode: 103
Air Date: March 5, 1960
“What makes this country is not its great men standing alone trying to do the impossible. It’s men of all kinds, large and small, trying to do a job together. Not for thier personal honor, but for the honor of their country.”
The sum of 1000 dollars American is hereby offered as a reward upon the death of Detective Joe Tsin, dishonorable traitor to his own people. This reward is offered sincerely and sealed by us, Rustam Association for Gentle Brotherhood. The day of your death is surely upon us.
A verbal request by Clarence Magruder
$20/day and a grand civic funeral
“The man who knows he is a fool is not a great fool.”
Paladin quoting- Zhuangzi
“He who knows he is a fool is not the biggest fool; he who knows he is confused is not in the worst confusion. The man in the worst confusion will end his life without ever getting straightened out; the biggest fool will end his life without ever seeing .”
Zhuangzi, The Complete Works of Chuang Tzu
Cast & Crew Lists
Character Role Actor Actor Age Status
Paladin An arbiter Richard Boone 42 Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy" Hotel Carlton porter Kam Tong 53 Credited
Hoo Yee Joe Tsin's father Philip Ahn Credited
Li Hwa Joe Tsin's girl friend Lisa Lu Credited
Loo Sam Tong chieftan for the Association of Gentle Brotherhood Allen Jung Credited
Clarence Magruder San Francisco police department detective inspector Nolan Leary Credited
Chuck Sing (His feet are swift to shed blood) Loo Sam's bodyguard Fuji Credited
Joe Tsin San Francisco police detective Benson Fong Credited
Hatchet man / Highbinder W. Beal Wong Credited
Hatchet man / Highbinder James B. Leong Credited
Hotel Carlton desk clerk Cosmo Sardo Uncredited
Man in Hotel Carlton lobby William H. O'Brien Uncredited
Brophy San Francisco police department policemen Mentioned
Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant Director Jack Voglin
Creators Herb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
Writer Shimon Wincelberg
Script Supervisor Richard Chaffee
Producer Ben Brady
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 Lyn Murray
"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
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
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
Sacramento Steet, San Francisco, California
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