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“Charley Red Dog”


Season: 3 episode 13
Series Episode: 91
Air Date: December 12, 1959



Respect can be as contagious as measles if it’s properly spread around.”


Employment Solicitation

Letter to:
Mr. John Staffer
Village of Santa Maria
Territory of New Mexico

Dear Sir: This will acknowledge receipt of your advance payment in the sum of $500. However, please be advised that I will not provoke a gunfight. If no more satifactory solution can be found, our agreement will be terminated and your advanced payment refunded, minus expenses.



$500 paid in advance plus $500 at the end of the enterprise


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone42Credited
CornishSanta Maria storekeeperCyril Delevanti72Credited
Joe DenverSanta Maria's leading citizenKelton Garwood31Credited
Gus JohnsonFights with marshal
K. L. Smith37Credited
Charley Red DogU. S. Marshal / Santa Maria marshal
Scott Marlowe27Credited
Pegeen ShannonHotel Carlton stenographerFinlan Meyler29Credited
John StafferAttorney-at-LawRaymond Bailey55Credited
EdDrunkWilliam Bryant35Credited
LemSanta Maria citizenHugh Lawrence36Credited
TuckEdmund Glover48Credited
Hotel Carlton desk clerkWarren Parker55Credited
Santa Maria citizenJohn George61Uncredite
BrawlerTed Smile38Uncredited




Ida Lupino
Assistant DirectorJack Voglin
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterGene Roddenberry
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 byPaul Dunlap
ConductorPaul Dunlap
"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Music EditorGene Feldman
Production SupervisorDewey Starkey
Film EditorEverett Sutherland
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 Co.
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham (nbcredited)
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production

Recording Company'Westrex Recording System




Filming Locations

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


Santa Maria scenes
Jack Ingram Ranch – 22255 Mulholland Drive, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States of America


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

Geographic References

Abilene, Kansas, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America
Santa Maria, California, United States of America


Gastronomic Delights

Navaho Bijas (Beans and rabbit cooked in red chilis)



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