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“Unforgiving Minute”


Season:             6 episode 20
Series Episode: 213
Air Date:          January 26, 1963



“A man can be rich in different ways.  Rich in material things, a beautiful wife.  A man can also be rich in spirit, in knowledge, and acceptance and understanding.”



Employment Solicitation

Employed by a man in Durango






He that dies pays all his debts.”

William Shakespeare, “The Tempest” Act III Scene 2

She who has nothing has nothing to lose.”

 “He who has nothing has nothing to lose.”


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone45Credited
MachadoHusbandAl Ruscio38Credited
SabinaWifePatricia Medina43Credited
7 banditos chasing PaladinUncredited




Director Jerry Hopper
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterS. Bar-David (Shimon Wincelberg)
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerRobert Sparks
Associate ProducerDon Ingalls
Production ManagerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyFrank (V.) Phillips
Art DirectorRichard (Y.) Haman
Opening Theme MusicBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byLucien Moraweck
ConductorLud Glaskin
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Film EditorEverett Dodd, A.C.E.
Sound Mixer

Frederick (Fred) A. Kessler

Recording CompanyWestrex Recording System
Re-recording byJoel Moss
Property MasterArthur Friedrich
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorClaude E. Carpenter

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




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

Durango, Mexico 
San Francisco, California, United States of America


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