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“The Taffeta Mayor”
Season: 2 episode 17
Series Episode: 56
Air Date: January 10, 1959
“As far as I’m concerned this town deserves what it’s getting. But Kellaway paid me to do a job and that’s what I intend to do. With your help if you’ll give it, alone if I must.”
SAN FRANCISCO STAR.
OAKLIN – TRASK CONNECTION CHARGED.
Colton, Wyoming – Up for re-election as Mayor of Colton, Ben Trask has been accused of merely being a figurehead, controlled by Arnold Oaklin. The only oppposing candidate, John Kellaway, has promised to prove this charge in his final campaign meeting at Town Hall later this week.
Personal telegram sent to Colton,Wyoming by Arnold Oaklin:
Return immediately. Stop Kell.
Paladin was “Paid in advance.”
Cast & Crew Lists
|Paladin||An arbiter||Richard Boone||41||Credited|
|Kim Chan "Hey Boy"||Hotel Carlton porter||Kam Tong||52||Credited|
|Bailey||Colton townsman||Tom Steele||40||Credited|
|Lucy Kellaway||John Kellawya's widow||Norma Crane||30||Credited|
|Clay Morrow||Colton townsman||Robert Karnes||41||Credited|
|Harriet Morrow||Clay Morrow's wife||Jeanne Bates||40||Credited|
|Arnold Oaklin||Colton businessman||Edward Platt||42||Credited|
|Ben Trask||Mayor of Colton, Wyoming Terriory||Bobby Hall||Credited|
|Colton townsman||Paul Hahn||39||Credited|
|Colton townsman||William Shaw||40||Credited|
|Colton townsman||Emile Avery||50||Mentioned|
|Colton townsman||Robert Robinson||55||Mentioned|
|John Kellaway||Mayor candidate||Mentioned|
|Hotel Carlton accounting department||Mentioned|
|Director||Andrew V. McLaglen|
|Assistant Director||Howard Joslin
|Creators||Herb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
|Script Supervisor||Richard Chaffee|
|Story Editor||Don Ingalls|
|Production Manager||Glenn Cook
|Director of Photography||Stuart Thompson, A.S.C.|
|Opening Theme Music Composer||Bernard Hermann (Herrmann)
|"Ballad of Paladin" Singer||Johnny Western|
|"Ballad of Paladin" written by||Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
|Supervising Editor||Fred W. Berger, A.C.E.
|Film Editor||Samuel (Sam) Gold|
|Optical Effects||Jack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
|Sound Editor||Roderick Sound, Inc.
|Property Master||Mike Gordon
|Makeup Artist||Donald (W.) Roberson|
|Hair Stylist||Madine Danks, C.H.S.|
|Set Decorator||Raymond Boltz, Jr.
|Set Design||Paul Sylos, Jr.|
|Richard Boone's Stunt Double||Hal Needham|
|Production Companies||A CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production, Filmaster Productions
|Recording Company'||Westrex Recording System
|ATFP (Alliance of TV Film Producers)
Paramount Studios – 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Closing Credits background
Lone Pine – California, United States of America
San Francisco, California, Unted States of America
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