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“The Man Who Lost”


Season:             2 episode 31
Series Episode: 70
Air Date:          April 25, 1959



“Coey gets his day in court.  It’s a thing I believe.”


Employment Solicitation

San Francisco Star
James Bryson, a cattle rancher, was found robbed and brutally murdered this week. A hand weapon of large caliber had been placed at his head and fired. His wife, also a victim of the murderer, Benjamin Coey, is recovering from her terrifying experience in the home of relatives.  So far, law enforcement officers have been unable to apprehend Coey, who has already killed two of the posse. The brothers of Mrs. Bryson, Joseph and William Gage, are with the posse.



$1000 for Coey alive
$500 for trying to bring Coey in



“To know her was a liberal education.”


“Though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an invitation to loose behavior; to love her was a liberal education”
Robert Steele attribution to Lady Elizabeth Hastings, his wife


“Steele also did not ill describe, though briefly, the charm of being with a woman whom he greatly admired when he said ‘that to be much with her was in itself a liberal education.’”
Arthur Helps, “Realmah”


“Was it not in this age,”says Mr. Lowell,
“that loose Dick Steele paid to his
wife the finest compliment ever paid
to a woman when he said, ‘that to know her was a liberal education?’”
James Russell Lowell in “My Study Windows”


Reading maketh a full man.”

Reading maketh a full man;
conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.”
Francis Bacon




Thrice armed is he that hath his quarrel just and four times he that gets his fist in fust”
Paladin quoting an English proverb


“ Thrice is he armed that hath his quarrel just; and four times he who gets his fist in fust.”
Henry Wheeler Shaw


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone41Credited
Mrs. James BrysonJames Bryson's wifeBarbara Hayden (Pat Silver)Credited
Benjamin "Ben" CoeyAccused murdererMort Mills40Credited
CrokayJohn Wildhorse's wifeJovon Monteil (Monteid)Credited
Joseph "Joe" GageMrs. Bryson's brotherJack Elam38Credited
William "Will" GageMrs. Bryson's brotherEd Nelson30Credited
John WildhorseSioux guideRodolfo Acosta38Credited
Woman at the Hotel Carlton who has a fianceMarilyn Hanold20Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong52Uncredited
Woman at the Hotel Carlton whose hand Paladin kissesUncredited
Buckboard driverUncredited
James BrysonCattle rancherMentioned




Ida Lupino
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterHarry Julian Fink
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
Story EditorDon Ingalls
ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyStuart Thompson, A.S.C.
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Supervising EditorFred W. Berger, A.C.E.
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
Optical EffectsJack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Property MasterMike Gordon
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorRaymond Boltz, Jr.

Set DesignPaul Sylos, Jr.
CastingStalmaster-Lister Co.
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production, Filmaster Productions

Recording Company'Westrex Recording System
ATFP (Alliance of TV Film Producers)




Filming Locations

Filming Location

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


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



Geographic Locations

San Francisco, California, United States of America



Gastronomic Delights





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