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“The Campaign of Billy Banjo”


Season:             3 episode 36
Series Episode: 114
Air Date:           May 28, 1960



My sole professional secret is to make profit agree with principle. I’d like to help you.”


Employment Solicitation

A banjo drawn on the back of one of Paladin’s business cards.





Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone42Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong53Credited
CooleySheriffVic Perrin44Credited
Martin JansenAustralian minerCharles Davis34Credited
Bill "Billy Banjo" JonesElise's husband / Paladin's friend / Candidate for state senate
Jacques Aubuchon35Credited
Elise JonesMine, ranch & tavern ownerRita Lynn38Credited
Fred Wade's wifeDorothy Dells31Credited
Fred WadeMinerBrad WestonCredited
RancherChuck Roberson40Credited
FrismanRanch handHarold (Ha)l Needham29Credited
Saloon girlSheryl DeauvilleCredited
MinerHerman Hack60Uncredited
MinerStewart East47Uncredited

Noble "Kid" Chissell55Uncredited
TownsmanRay Jones61Uncredited
TownsmanBob Reeves68Uncredited
TownsmanRobert Robinson56Uncredited
TownsmanTed Smile39Uncredited
Townsman Chalky Williams52Uncredited
TownsmanGene Coogan50




DirectorRichard Boone
Assistant DirectorJack Voglin
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterFrank R. Pierson & Richard Baer
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
ProducerSam Rolfe
Associate ProducerFrank R. Pierson
Production ManagerHoward Joslin
Director of PhotographyStuart Thompson, A.S.C.
Art DirectorWalter E. Keller
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

Episode Music byLucien Moraweck
ConductorLud Gluskin
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Music EditorGene Feldman
Production SupervisorDewey Starkey
Film EditorSamuel (Sam) Gold
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Sound EffectsGene Eliot, M.P.S.E.
Property MasterArthur Friedrich
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt
Set DecoratorHerman N. Schoenbrun & Charles Vassar

CastingStalmaster-Lister Company
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (Undisclosed)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production

Recording Company'Westex




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 Reference

San Francisco, California, United States of America


Gastronomic Delights

Rolls, butter, jam



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