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“The Walking Years”

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Season:             6 episode 25
Series Episode: 218
Air Date:          March 2, 1963

 

 

Teaser

Five years ago, I took a person away from a renegade band of Apaches. A person who’d been a prisoner for over a year, had suffered every degredation, every privation, a person who had been taken away from a wagon train headed for California under most unusual circumstances. A person who preferred death to living with the constant knowledge of what had happened. A person who nurtured bitterness and hate and a lust for revenge.”

 

Employment Solicitation

Letter

My dear Mr. Paladin:

It would be to your advantage to come to the Rusty Anchor saloon on Front Street on the eighth day of August at eight o’clock in the evening.

Your faithful servant,

A friend

 

 

Fee

None

 

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone45Credited
Mollie DeanWagon train memberElen WillardCredited
WiggenWagon train masterHal Needham31Credited
AliceWagon train memberJacqueline WilsonCredited
FerdieGuardFred HakimCredited
HomerGuardGerry Walberg41Credited
LulaWagon train memberSantenig (Sandy) DoniganCredited
Rusty Anchor bartenderStewart East49Credited
BarflyNick Borgani58Uncredited
BarflyChet Brandenburg65Uncredited
BarflyPaul King45Uncredited
BarflySailor Vincent61Uncredited
BarflyMax Wagner61Uncredited
BarflyHarry Wilson65Uncredited

 

 

Crew

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

Episode Music byWilbur Hatch
ConductorWilbur Hatch
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Film EditorEverett Sutherland, A.C.E.
Sound Mixer

Frederick (Fred) A. Kessler


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



Set DecoratorClaude E. Carpenter

CastingPeggy Rae
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Uncredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production

 

 

 

Filming Locations

Sets
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

Embarcadero, San Francisco, Califronia, United States of America
Front Street, San Francisco, California, United States of America

 

Sources

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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