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Season:             6 episode 1
Series Episode: 194
Air Date:          September 15, 1962



Where is righteousness, noble Paladin? Where is your cause? You remember, there’s always a dragon loose…somewhere.”



Employment Solicitation

Forced by Norge



Payment of a gambling debt



Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone44Credited
Mr. BurtonAttending Smoke's funeralNestor Paiva57Credited
Mrs. BurtonAttending Smoke's funeralAnn MerrisonCredited
Roderick JeffersonGambler / ApprenticeJames Mitchum21Credited
NorgeOwns Delta ValeyWilliam Conrad41Credited
RestonGave the eulogyParley Baer48Credited
Poker playerWilliam Meader58Uncredited
Poker playerTony Reagan (Regan)54Uncredited
TownsmanEthan Laidlaw62Uncredited
TownsmanJohn Rice68Uncredited
Townsman Robert Random19Uncredited




DirectorWillilam Conrad
Assistant DirectorGary Nelson
CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterSam Rolfe
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 byVan Cleave
ConductorVan Cleave
"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
Donald (W.) Roberson
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

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


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



Historical Reference




Geographic References

Delta Valley, California, United States of America
San Francisco, California, United States of America





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