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“The Singer”


Season:              1 episode 22
Series Episode:  22
Air Date:           February 8, 1958





Hospitality towards strangers is a western virtue. If you gentleman don’t see fit to practice it, you will force me to use this gun.”


Employment Solicitation

Verbal request by Rod Blakley





Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone40Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong51Credited
Rod Blakley
Pete Hollister's former foremanRichard Long30Credited
Senior Vittorio Bottellini"Formally of La Scala and now the foremost opera impresario in the United States"Jay Adler61Credited
Faye HollisterPete Hollister's wifeJoan Weldon24Credited
Pete HollisterOwner of the Deer Horn Ranch
Denver Pyle37Credited
CurleyDeer Horn ranch handRichard Hartunian25Credited
DellaPaladin's innamorataGloria Pall30Credited
Deer Horn ranch handFred McDougall38Uncredited




Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
Ken Kolb & Sam Peckinpah

Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerJulian Claman
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyWilliam Margulies
Art DirectorJames W. Sullivan
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann) (Uncredited)

Supervising EditorFred W. Berger, A.C.E.
Film EditorMichael Luciano, A.C.E.

Optical EffectsJack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Property MasterMike Gordon
Makeup ArtistWilliam Wood (Woods)

Hair Stylist
Madine Danks

WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorRaymond Boltz, 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, United States of America


Scenes at Hollister’s ranch
Melody Ranch – 24715 Oak Creek Avenue, Newhall, California, United States of America


Historical Reference

Barbary Coast, San Francisco, California, United States of America



Geographic Reference

San Francisco, California, United States of America



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