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“The Princess and the Gunfighter”


Season:             4 episode 19
Series Episode: 136
Air Date:          January 21, 1961



“We’re none of us truly free.


Employment Solicitation

Personal request by Count Gaspar de Cassals and Madame La Dutchess de Bernal






He who tastes pride may command but only he who swallows pride may ask.”
Paladin quoting an ancient sanskript saying



Man is a political animal.”
Paladin citing Aristotle

Hence it is evident that the state is a creation of nature,
and that man is by nature a political animal.
And he who by nature and not by mere accident is without a state,
is either above humanity, or below it;
he is the ‘Tribeless, lawless, hearthless one,’
whom Homera denounces—the outcast who is a lover of war;
he may be compared to a bird which flies alone.”


A noble acceptance of the prison of oneself is the ultimate and only duty of man.”
Paladin quoting Marcus Aurelius


Duty is like a man’s shadow. He may cast his eyes away from it; yet will it follow him even as he flees.”
Paladin quoting Marcus Aurelius



Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone43Credited
Di Cassals
Count / Minister of Affairs for the Imperial Principality of MontenegroBen Wright45Credited
Madame La Duchess de BernalImperial Royal Secretary to Her Imperial Highness the Princess SerafinaShirley O'Hara36Credited
Alisna Serafina Princess of MontenegroArline Sax (Arlene Martel)24Credited
CarlSecond trail guideRoss Sturlin29Credited
First trail guideHal Needham29Credited
Hotel Carlton stewardStewart East47Uncredited
Hotel Carlton guestMurray Pollack42Uncredited
Hotel Carlton guestPaul Power58Uncredited
CourtierFrank Baker68Uncredited
CourtierGeorge Ford55Uncredited
CourtierKenneth Gibson64Uncredited
CourtierJames Gonzalez49Uncredited
CourtierBert Stevens55Uncredited
Montenegro MinisterChuck Couch38Uncredited
Woman in Hotel Carlton lobbyBetty Endicott29Uncredited
Trushka (Little Mop)The cook's daughter in the Montenegro palaceMentioned




DirectorBuzz Kulik
Assistant DirectorGordon McLean
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterHarry Julian Fink
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




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

Plankton, California
San Francisco, California, United States of America


Gastronomic Delights

Dried veal
Veau de chasseur a la bordelaise
Pate abricot



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