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The Marshal’s Boy



Season:             4 episode 11
Series Episode: 128
Air Date:          November 26, 1960



“Well, you can go on just like you have been, running, hiding, convincing everybody that you are a killer and eventually get yourself killed.


Employment Solicitation


Little Billy has shot a man. I’ll pay you to find him.
Guy Lamport






Best laid plans of mice and men gang aft agley.

Paladin quoting Robert Burns


Robert Burns, “To a Mouse On Turning Her up in Her Nest with the Plough,” November, 1785



Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone43Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong53Credited
Frank GulleyPosse memberHarey Carey, Jr.39Credited
Billy LamportGuy Lamport's sonAndrew Prine24Credited
Guy LamportFederal marshal in Hobson, New MexicoKen Lynch50Credited
CalPosse memberHal Needham29Credited
FredPosse memberCarol Henry42Credited
HowardBarberHal Smith44Credited
JakeDeputyJason Johnson53Credited
Hotel Carlton desk clerkTerry Terrill37Credited
Paladin's innamorataSandra Warner25Credited
Mrs. LamportGuy Lamport's wife / Billy Lamport's motherMentioned
Bert GulleyFrank Gulley's sonMentioned




DirectorRichard Boone
Assistant DirectorGordon McLean
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterRobert James
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 byLeith Stevens
ConductorLeith Stevens
"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 Co.
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


Exterior Sets
Alabama Hills, Lone Pine, California, United States of America


Waterfall and pond scene
Whitney Portal, Lone Pine, California, United States of America, (Waterfall and pond) 12 minutes into video


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


Geographic Reference

Arizona Territory, United States of America



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