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“The Return of the Lady”


Season:             2 episode 23
Series Episode: 62
Air Date:          February 21, 1959



You want your woman back. Alright, there’s only one way you can get her. Fight for her. Just the two of us I’ll leave the choice of weapons to you.”


Employmen Solicitation

Being married the 26th. Please come to give away the bride. BG Ranch. Ask anyone in Texas. Diana Coulter






Honi soit qui mal y pense… Evil to him who evil thinks.”
B. G. relating the story of the family sword given his great granddaddy by the Duke of Wellington


“Shame be to him who thinks evil of it.”
Old French

“May he be shamed who thinks badly of it”.
Anglo-Norman epithet


Pride goeth before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Paladin quoting Proverbs 16:18




Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone41Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong52Credited
Diana CoulterEnglishwomanPatricia Medina39Credited
"General" Beauregard Groton "B. G."GroomTheodore Marcuse38Credited
MariaHousekeeperPilar del (Del) Rey29Credited
VanceBG Ranch ForemanGene Nelson38Credited
PeteBG ranch hand
2 BG ranch handsUncredited
13 wedding guestsUncredited




Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterShimon Wincelberg
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
Story EditorDon Ingalls
ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyStuart Thompson, A.S.C.
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Supervising EditorFred W. Berger, A.C.E.
Film EditorHarry Coswick, A.C.E.
Optical EffectsJack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Property MasterMike Gordon
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorRaymond Boltz, Jr.

Set DesignPaul Sylos, Jr.
CastingStalmaster-Lister Co.
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham
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, United States of America


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


Historical Reference

Duke of Wellington


Geographic References

San Francisco, California, United States of Americ
Texas, United States of America


Musical Reference

Barbara Allen



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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