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“The Search”


Season:             3 episode 39
Series Episode: 117
Air Date:          June 18, 1960



Now that you’ve told me all about it, you go and tell Mr. Harper that I was inquiring about Mr. Edwards.”



Employment Solicitation

Letter and a personal request from Mrs. Kilmer






The memory of the just is blessed.”

The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot.
Bible, Proverbs 10:7 King James Version

This is the way. Walk ye in it”

And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying,
This is the way, walk ye in it,
when ye turn to the right hand,
and when ye turn to the left.”
 Bible, Isaiah 30:21 King James Version

Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone43Credited
Jack FosterHarper's assistant
Tex Lambert44Credited
Lane KilmerMartin Kilmer's brotherWright King37Credited
Martin Kilmer a.k.a. Fred HarperMrs. Kilmer's missing sonCharles Aidman35Credited
Mrs. KilmerLane and Martin Kilmer's motherLillian Bronson51Credited
Fred MoselyPreacherPerry CookCredited
Jean MoselyFred Mosely's wifePeggy Rae39Credited
PlummerSheriff / Town Clerk / Notary Public / Safe Deposit Vault / Masonry / Odd Jobs / Repairs / Reloads / Firearms / Hats Blocks / Saddles & Harness Fixed
Earle Hodgins66Credited
"Shorty"Owner of Harper's LiveryTed Markland27Credited
Hotel Carlton desk clerkTony Reagan (Regan)51Credited
MessengerBrad WestonCredited
Paladin's inamorataPamela Raymond31Credited
BlacksmithTed Smile39Uncredited
Harper City citizenRobert Robinson56Uncredited
Harper City citizenMax Wagner58Uncredited
Nurse at St. Mary's HospitalUncredited
Harper City citizenRay Jones61Uncredited
Harper City citizenKermit Maynard62Uncredited
Tom EdwardsPrivate DetectiveMentioned
Mrs. Kilmer's youngest son, deceasedMentioned




DirectorRichard Boone
Assistant DirectorJack Voglin
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
TeleplaySloan Nibley & Frank R. Pierson

Story Sloan Nibley
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerBen Brady
Associate ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Production ManagerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyStuart Thompson, A.S.C.
Art DirectorWalter E. Keller
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byWilbur Hatch
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Music EditorGene Feldman
Production SupervisorDewey Starkey
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
SoundRoderick Sound, Inc.
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 & Charles Vassar

Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production
Recording Company'Westrex Recording System




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

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



Bringing in the Sheaves




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