Chess knight courtesy of COCHISE LEATHER COMPANY

“The Last Judgment”


Season:             4 episode 25
Series Episode: 142
Air Date:          March 11, 1961



Before we hear this verdict Greenleaf, remember this; someone;s going to hang before the sun goes down, either my client or the judge.”’


Employment Solicitation

Appointment by Judge Elroy P. Greenleaf






But whatsoever you shall see and hear of the lives of men, which is not fitting to be spoken, you will keep inviolently secret.”.
Dr. Simeon Loving quoting Hippocrates


And whatsoever I shall see or hear in the course of my profession, as well as outside my profession in my intercourse with men, if it be what should not be published abroad, I will never divulge, holding such things to be holy secrets.”
Hippocratic Oath translation by James Loeb


Only the ignorant can meth out unsulied justice.”
Paladin quoting Sam Clemens

Unable to authenticate


Where ignorance is bliss, tis folly to be wise.”.
Dr. Simeon Loving

Thomas Gray, “Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College” 


The tree of liberty must from time to time be watered with the blood of tyrants.”
Paladin quoting Jefferson

:,,, the tree of liberty must be refreshed
from time to time with the blood
of patriots & tyrants. it is it’s natural manure.”
From a letter by Thomas Jefferson to William Stephens Smith dated the 13th day of November, 1787


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone43Credited
CutlerJurorRobert J. Stevenson45Credited
Elroy P. Greenleaf, J.P.Judge of the U. S. District Court for Western ArkansasHarold J. Stone48Credited
HinsdaleTom HollandCredited
HomerJurorJames Anderson39Credited
Simeon LovingSurgeonDonald Randolph56Credited
MoleySheriffLeo Gordon38Credited
MerchantJoseph Hamilton62Credited
JurorRay Spiker59Uncredited
JurorFred Aldrich56Uncredited
JurorDuke Fishman54Uncredited
JurorChuck Hamilton67Uncredited
JurorJack Kenny74Uncredited
JurorTed Smile49Uncredited
4 JurorsUncredited
Member of the public galleryMathew McCue64Uncredited
Member of the public galleryJohn Barton62Uncredited
Other members of the public galleryUncredited
Tom ChisholmDeputyMentioned
Ulysses Simpson GrantPresident of the United StatesMentioned
Federal judgeMentioned
State Attorney General of ArkansasMentioned




DirectorGerald Mayer
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterShimon Wincelberg
Story EditorAlbert Ruben
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorAlbert Heschong
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byLeonard Rosenman
ConductorLeonard Rosenman
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Music EditorGene Feldman
Production SupervisorDewey Starkey
Film EditorEverett Sutherland
Sound Mixer

Frederick (Fred) A. Kessler

Recording CompanyWestrex Recording System
Re-recording byJoel Moss
Sound EffectsGene Eliot, M.P.S.E.
Property MasterArthur Friedrich
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorHerman N. Schoenbrun

CastingStalmaster-Lister Company
Titles and OpticalsPacific 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

Ulysses S. Grant



Geographic Reference

Arkansas, United States of America


Gastronomic Delight




Have Gun – Will Travel episodes (written, spoken and credits). Internet Movie Database (IMDb), authors (cited), philosophers (cited), poets (cited) and individual observation.


Note: Give credit when credit is due. Suggestions for corrections, additions and deletions are welcome through the Dispatch Rider. Please provide information and the grounds on which the claim is based.