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“The Kid”



Season:             5 episode 15
Series Episode: 170
Air Date:          December 23, 1961




Going to school is a child’s work, Moriarity. You say he’ll work for me; I say he’ll go to school. Now get out of my way.”



Employment Solicitation

Nine more of the enclosed await you if you will come to the town of Last Gasp to protect the desperate Tom Wilson.



$100 with a promise of $900 more upon arrival



Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone44Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong55
Silver Strike MoriarityMoriarity's sonFlip Mark13Credited
MoriarityMinerJacques Aubuchon37Credited
RudyBartender at Last Gasps's Hangman's SaloonRoy Engel48Credited
Last Gasp's barber
Ollie O'Toole49Credited
Last Gasp's schoolteacherEleanor Audley56Credited
MinerEdmund Cobb57Credited
BarflyBert Madrid58Uncredited
Last Gasp's citizenJImmy Noel58Uncredited
Last Gasp's citizen"Snub" Pollard72Uncredited
Last Gasp's citizenRobert Robinson58Uncredited
Last Gasp's citizenTed Smile40Uncredited
Last Gasp's citizenHarry Wilson64Uncredited
Poker playerUncredited
Poker playerUncredited
Poker playerFrank Ellis64Uncredited
Last Gasp's citizenDanny Borzage64Uncredited
J. HansenOwner of J. Hansen & Son / Gunsmith in Last GaspMentioned
Thomas "Tom" WilsonPaladin's clientMentioned




Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterJoanne Court (Joan Scott)
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducersHoward Joslin & Albert Ruben
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
Opening Theme MusicBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byWilbur Hatch
ConductorWilbur Hatch
"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

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

Last Gasp
Merriville, California, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America


Gastronomic Delights

Mulligan stew




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