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“The Naked Gun”

 

Season:             3 episode 14
Series Episode: 92
Air Date:          December 19, 1959

 

Teaser

They’ll never stop talking about you. Rook. A man so sure of his draw and his trick shooting he had to hang his opposition.”

 

Employment Solicitation

Telegrams
Portland from John Euchre Pierce

July 13, Poker game with man with gold mine. Pot now $6000. Please join. Back my bets.

 

July 24th. Pot $42000, somebody else’s railroad and his gold mine, my promisary note for $15,000. No sleep 10 days. Desperate.

 

July 27th. Fortune awaits. Can’t stay awake much longer.

 

Paladin’s response

Since you’ve been awake for 10 days, five days longer won’t be any harm to you. Am riding full speed to back your bets.


Fee

None


Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone42Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong53Credited
KewDroverDallas Mitchell32Credited
LaceDroverLane Chandler60Credited
MabryDroverHal Needham28Credited
Monk BordelliTrail scavengerKen Curtis43Credited
RookTrail bossRobert (J.) Wilke45Credited
RexDroverStewart East46Credited
DroverK. L. Smith37Credited
"Cookie"Trail cookUncredited
Hotel Carlton tabacconistUncredited
Fred
Monk's uncleMentioned
John Euchre PiercePoker PlayerMentioned

 

 

Crew

Director
Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorJack Voglin
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterJay Simms
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerSam Rolfe
Associate ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Production ManagerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyStuart Thompson, A.S.C.
Art DirectorWalter E. Keller
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byPaul Dunlap
"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 EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
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 & Charles Vassar

CastingStalmaster-Lister Co.
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production

Recording Company'Westrex Recording System

 

 

 

Filming Locations

Sets
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

Portland, Oregon, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America

 

Gastronomic Delights

Steak

 

Sources

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

 

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