Chess knight courtesy of COCHISE LEATHER COMPANY

 

“The Hunt”

 

Teaser

All right Radachev, I’ll play your game. But I want to warn you that I’m changing the rules. From now on we’re both hunters.”

 

 

Employment Solicitation

Letter

Mr. Paladin:

My name is Vanessa Stuart and I am the widow of Sir Jack Stuart, whose name may not be unknown to you. My late husband’s timber holdings in cental Oregon are being ruthlessly usurped and I am in desperate need of help.

Sincerely,

Vanessa Stuart

 

 

Ending letter from Boris Koznov Radachev

Mr. Paladin:

If you survive to read this it will be because you won the game and I will no longer be. Enjoy the fruits of your victory while you can for a greater hunt begins when life ends.

Poka my ne vstretimsya snova. (Until we meet again.)

 

 

Fee

Undisclosed

 

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone44Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong55Credited
Boris Koznov RadachevPrince - 8th in line to the Russian empire / Soldier / HunterLeonid Kinskey38Credited
Vanessa StuartWidowJoan Elan32Credited
JesseOld man / FarmerHank Patterson73Credited
NikiBoris Koznov Radachev's servant
John Mitchum42Credited
Plains Cavalry lieutenant
Edward (Ed) Faulkner29Uncredited
2 Plains Cavalry soldiersUncredited
Boris Koznov Radachev's dogUncredited
Sir Jack StuartVanessa Stuart's deceased husbandMentioned
LouiseJesse's wifeMentioned

 

 

Crew

DirectorAndrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterHerman Groves
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducerHoward Joslin & Albert Ruben
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
Opening Theme MusicBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byFred Steiner
ConductorFred Steiner
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
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

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

 

Exterior scenes
Bend Oregon, United States of America

 

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

 

 

Geographic References

Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States of America
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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