Chess knight courtesy of COCHISE LEATHER COMPANY

“The Return of Dr. Thackeray”


Season:              1 episode 35
Series Episode: 35
Air Date:           May 17, 1958




“I want to see Phyllis Thackeray.  And I want to see her now.  And if she’s been harmed in any way you two men can toss coins to see which one I gun down first.



Employment Solicitation

Paladin Carlton Hotel San Francisco
Need you urgently Barton Ranch Three Rivers California
Phyllis Thackery


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone40Credited
Barton Ranch ownerGrant Withers53Credited
Tom Barton
Sam Barton's sonCharles Aidman33Credited
Fred CooleyRange bossJohn Anderson35Credited
Steve PauleyBarton ranch handJohnny Western23Credited
Phyllis ThackerayDoctorJune Lockhart32Credited
Sick ranch handCy Malis51Credited
LairdBanker in PhoenixSam Gilman43Uncredited
Ranch handFred McDougall39Uncredited




Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorNathan R. Barragar

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
TeleplayStanley H. Silverman & Sam Rolfe
StoryStanley H. Silverman
Script SupervisorMary Chaffee
ProducerJulian Claman
Associate ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyFleet Southcott
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann) (Uncredited)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone & Sam Rolfe
Supervising EditorFred W. Berger, A.C.E.
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
Optical EffectsJack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Property MasterMike Gordon
Makeup ArtistGlen Alden
Hair Stylist
Pat Whiffing, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorRaymond Boltz, Jr.

Set DesignPaul Sylos, Jr.
CastingLynn Stalmaster and Associates
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production, Filmaster Productions

Recording Company'Westrex Recording System
ATFP (Alliance of TV Film Producers)




Filming Locations

Paramount Studios – 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, Unied States of American


North Fork scenes
Melody Ranch – 24715 Oak Creek Avenue, Newhall, California, United States of America


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


Geographic References

North Fork, California, United States of America
San Diego, California, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America
Stockton, California, United States of America



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