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“The Legacy”


Season:             4 episode 13
Series Episode: 130
Air Date:          December 10, 1960



That there is so much evil in this world that a man like Tarnitzer can play on it, even after he is dead. And for nothing.”


Employment Solicitation

Hired by Jim Sanders



Undisclosed amount from Jim Sanders plus $500 reward



If one is going to skin a tiger. one is wise to make certain first that it is dead.”
Paladin quoting a Sanskrit saying


“He that fears sleep, fears death.”
Paladin quoting Virgil’s dictum


This may be an illusion to Virgil‘s reference to “Death, and Death’s half-brother Sleep”in The Aeneid, Book VI


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone43Credited
BurtonPosse member / BankerHarry Carey, Jr.39Credited
CarltonPosse member / Disbarred judgeRoy Bancroft58Credited
CrawfordPosse member / Tarnitzer stole his mining claimHarry Lauter46Credited
PikePosse member / Tarnitzer stole the affections of Pike's wifeChuck Roberson41Credited
Sam TarnitzerAccused killerGeorge Kennedy35Credited
Jim SandersTarnitzer is accuesd of hanging his sonMentioned




DirectorAndrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorGordon McLean
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterRobert E. Thompson
Story EditorAlbert Ruben
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Associate ProducerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorWalter E. Keller
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byFred Steiner
ConductorFred Steiner
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Music EditorGene Feldman
Production SupervisorDewey Starkey
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
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 Co.
Titles and OpticalsPacific Title
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production




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


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


Historical Reference



Geographic References

Sacramento, California, United States of America
San Cristobal, Mexico



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