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“Three Sons”


Season:              1 episode 34
Series Episode:  34
Air Date:           May 10, 1958




This gun is the only thing you two understand. Vicious scum like you who send a mutiliated cat to a young girl as a wedding present.”



Employment Solicitation

Personal decision


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone40Credited
Ed BosworthHenry Bosworth's half-brother
Kevin Hagen30Credited
Henry "Hank" BosworthNewly wedPaul Jasmin23Credited
Jane "Janie" Bosworth (nee Martin)Henry Bosworth's brideJacqueline Mayo24Credited
John BosworthHenry Bosworth's half-brother
Warren Oates29Credited
Rupe BosworthHenry Bosworth's fatherParker Fennelly66Credited
CatesJudgeJon Lormer52Credited
Roy DaggettLawyerS. John Launer38Credited
Hotel Carlton desk clerkOlan Soule49Credited
SheriffFred Dale36Credited
Circuit judgeUncredited
Public officialUncredited
Member of the public galleryHeinie Conklin71Uncredited
Member of the public galleryBill Coontz40Uncredited
Member of the public galleryBob Folkerson40Uncredited
Member of the public galleryMathew McCue62Uncredited
Member of the public galleryGeorge Sowards69




Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorNathan R. Barragar

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterKen Kolb
Script SupervisorMary Chaffee
ProducerJulian Claman
Associate ProducerSam Rolfe
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 EditorLeslie Vidor
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



Geographic References

Amanda, Texas, United States of America
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America



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