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“The Pledge”


Season:             3 episode 18
Series Episode: 96
Air Date:          January 16, 1960



Brennan, what kind of a man are you? You whipped Fred, Theodore, Lewis and John and then you beat up Tim. What are you doing now?.”


Employment Solicitation

Verbal agreement with Ike Brennan




Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone42Credited
Ike BrennanNew York furniture businessmanRobert Gist42Credited
Maureen BrennanIke Brennan's wifeSusan DavisCredited
EstebanPaiute leaderBrad WestonCredited
Plains Cavalry lieutenantCharles (H.) Gray38Credited
Father/ Man with buckboard with broken wheelJoseph Hamilton61Credited
Speedy Messenger Service messengerCyril (Syril) delevanti72Credited
Plains Cavalry sergeantUncredited
10 Plains Cavalry soldiersUncredited
Old womanUncredited
Old woman's daughterUncredited
FredMaureen's brotherMentioned
GeneMaureen's brotherMentioned
JohnMaureen's brotherMentioned
LewisIke Brennan's father-in-lawMentioned
TheodoreMauree Brennan's brother
TimMaureen's biggest and youngest brotherMentioned
TomMaurenn's oldest brotherMentioned




Andrew V. McLaglen

Assistant DirectorJack Voglin
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterShimon Wincelberg
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 byLyn Murray
"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 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

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

Kaibab Forest
San Francisco, California
Veracruz, Mexico



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