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“The Prisoner”



Season:             4 episode 14
Series Episode: 131
Air Date:          December 17, 1960



Justie, one of us is gonna get hurt if you go on holding that gun with your hand shaking like that. You hold it right there. I’m gonna get you some coffee.”


Employment Solicitation

Personal decision





Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone43Credited
BradfordJudge attached to the First Judicial District of BostonLiam Sullivan37Credited
CarltonCoffinville sheriffBarry Kelley52Credited
Justin "Justie" GrotonYoungest brother in the Groton gangBuzz Martin21Credited
KeelPosse member / Member of the Miner's Vigilance CommitteeGeorge Mitchell55Credited
SamuelsRepresentative of the Bureau of Territorial RecordsPeter Brocco57Credited
Carelton Hotel desk clerkTony Regan52Uncredited
Coffinville court clerkHal Taggart64Uncredited
Posse memberJohn George62Uncredited
Posse memberForest Burns46Uncredited
TownsmanJohn Breen54Uncredited
TownsmanJaye Durkus26Uncredited
TownsmanBill Erwin46Uncredited
TownsmanJack Lilley27Uncredited
TownsmanCactus Mack61Uncredited
TownsmanWilliam Meader56Uncredited
TownsmanChick Sheridan59Uncredited
TownsmanSid Troy52Uncredited
TownsmanBlackie Whiteford71Uncredited
Frank GrotonJustin Groton's brotherMentioned
Harry GrotonJustin Groton's brotherMentioned
Jim GrotonJustin Groton's brotherMentioned




DirectorBuzz Kulik
Assistant DirectorGordon McLean
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterRobert E. Thompson
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 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 Company
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

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


Gastronomic Delights





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