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“The Teacher”


Season:              1 episode 27
Series Episode:  27
Air Date:           March 15, 1958



Go on Breck, start. You’ve got two hands, one of them holding a gun and you’re standing on your own two feet. What do you want, an edge?”


Employment Solicitation

Personal decision





Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone40Credited
Jackson BreckTexas rancherCarl BensenCredited
Becky ColdwellJason Coldwell's daughterLana Wood12Credited
Jason ColdwellStorekeeperJack Albertson50Credited
ColeyDrover for BreckDon Kelly34Credited
Mollie StantonTeacherMarian Seldes29Credited
Daniel WeaverFarmerAndrew Duggan34Credited
Frank WeaverDaniel Weaver's sonPeter Breck29Credited
Joel WeaverDaniel Weaver's sonJack Hogan28Credited
Morse WeaverDaniel Weaver's sonJimmy Baird12Credited
Drover for BreckBoyd "Red" Morgan42Credited
Drover for BreckRocky Shahan39Uncredited
Drover for BreckUncredited
Drover for BreckUncredited




Lamont Johnson
Assistant DirectorNathan R. Barragar

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
Sam Rolfe
Script SupervisorGana Jones
ProducerJulian Claman
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyFleet Southcott
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann) (Uncredited)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone & Sam Rolfe
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 ArtistGlen Alden
Hair Stylist
Pat Whiffing, 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

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


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


Historical References

Quantrill’s Raiders
Sherman’s March through Georgia


Geographic References

Alabama, United States of America
Wichita, Kansas, United States of America


Gastronomic Delights




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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