Chess knight courtesy of COCHISE LEATHER COMPANY

“The Road to Wickenburg”

 

Season:             2 episode 8
Series Episode: 46
Air Date:          October 25, 1958

 

Teaser

Gentlemen, the symbol on my holster is a chess knight. It’s an attack piece. The most versitle on the board. It can move eight ways, over barriers, always unexpected.”

 

Employment Solicitation

Personal decision

 

Fee

The return of his property and money

 

Quote

“Trust no one with our life that you cannot trust with your virtue.
Paladin

 

“Trust no one with our life that you could not trust with your virtue as well.”
Susan Evans quoting Michel de Montagne‘s Essay 1572

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone41Credited
Susan "Sue" EvansChristine White32Credited
Ed GoodfellowJack Goodfellow's uncleMickey Finn25Credited
Jack GoodfellowSheriffHarry Carey, Jr.37Credited
Jim GoodfellowJack Goodfellow's cousinEd (Edward) Faulkner26Credited
Sol GoodfellowJack Goodfellow's brotherRayford Barnes38Credited
Tom GoodfellowJack Goodfellow's brotherDonald (Don "Red") Barry46Credited
Peter KeystoneHide & tallow buyer for the largest firm in New York / son of the owner
Michael Forest29Credited
TownsmanBuddy Roosevelt60Uncredited

 

 

Crew

Director
Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterGene Roddenberry
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
Story EditorDon Ingalls
ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyHoward Schwartz
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 EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
Optical EffectsJack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Property MasterMike Gordon
Makeup ArtistDonald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, 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

Sets
Paramount Studios – 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

 

Blue Bell and Wickenburg town scenes
Melody Ranch – 24715 Oak Creek Avenue, Newhall, California, United States of America

 

Road to Wickenburg scenes
Alabama Hills, Lone Pine, California, United States of America

 

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

 

Geographic References

Blue Bell, Arizona, United States of America
Wickenburg, Arizona, United States of America

 

Gastronomic Delights

Rabbit

 

Sources

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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