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“The Savages”


Season:             6 episode 27
Series Episode: 220
Air Date:          March 16, 1963




Two gentlement so mired in the muck of their own self-pity that they can’t see the obvious.”


Employment Solicitation

Letter from Werner August to have Paladin lead him to a sculptor Paladin had earlier encountered in the wilderness



Not disclosed




This may not be ‘the best of all possible worlds’”

This may be a reference to the phrase “The best of all possible worlds
coined by Gottfried Leibniz in
Essais de Théodicée s
ur la bonté de Dieu, la liberté de l’homme et l’origine du mal
(Essays on the Goodness of God, the Freedom of Man and the Origin of Evil), 1710
that was popularized as Panagloss’ favorite saying in Voltaire‘s (François-Marie Arouet), Candide


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone45Credited
Gina AugustWerner August's daughterJudi Meredith26Credited
Werner AugustArt collectorPatric Knowles51Credited
Elliot SpencerSculptorJames Griffith47Credited
Collette AugustGinaAugust's mother / Elliot Spencer's model for the "Tuscan Lake Nymph"Mentioned




DirectorGary Nelson
Assistant DirectorGordon McLean
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterGene Roddenberry
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerDon Ingalls
Production ManagerGordon McLean
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
Opening Theme MusicBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
Sound Mixer

Frederick (Fred) A. Kessler

Recording CompanyWestrex Recording System
Re-recording byJoel Moss
Property MasterArthur Friedrich
Makeup Artist
Ed (Edwin) Butterworth
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorClaude E. Carpenter

CastingPeggy Rae
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham
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

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Louvre, Paris, France
Paris, France
San Francisco, California, United States of America
Santa Barbara, California, United States of America




Aupres de ma Blonde”




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