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Have Gun, Will Travel: The Englishman

Paladin is hired to escort an Englishman to a ranch he inherited in Montana.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x13
Airdate: Saturday December 07th, 1957

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Writer: Sam Rolfe


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Guest Stars
Abel Fern√°ndez
As Little Horse
Recurring
Kam Tong
As Hey Boy
Recurring
Tom Helmore
As James Brunswick
Alix Talton
As Felicia Carson
Murvyn Vye
As N.G. Smith
Ted de Corsia
As Chief Harry Blackfoot
Robert Bice
As Husband
Main Cast
Richard Boone
As Paladin

Recap

At the Hotel Carlton, Hey Boy brings Paladin his daily newspapers. As Paladin wishes the world would bring him something unique, a well-dressed Englishman, James Brunswick, comes in. He asks where Fleetown, Montana, is, and Paladin steps forward. They enjoy cigars and brandy and James explains that his older brother inherited the family estates and title. Their father invested in land in Montana and James inherited the property, the King's Arm Ranch. James only has a half-share and the rest is owned by a third cousin, Felicia Carson. He's never met her but James figures that he should take charge rather than putting the burden on a woman. Paladin warns that the trip will take three weeks because James will have to travel by horseback once the train drops him off 200 miles away. The gunfighter offers his card and his services and James accepts...

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Episode Quotes
James Brunswick: But the, uh, gun, is that necessary?
Paladin: Not always necessary, but sometimes indispensable.

James Brunswick: You know, I was thinking about it this morning. About N.G. Smith and his little joke. I was being tested, wasn't I?
Paladin: I'm afraid so. See, there's a theory out here; a man that can be tricked is a fool. And there's two kinds of people they can't tolerate: cowards and fools. In a tight situation the one would run off and leave you, and the other would make fatal mistakes.



Episode Goofs
When Little Horse knocks James over, the Englishman gets to his feet, holding his hat.



The camera cuts to a slightly different angle and the hat is instantly back on James' head.



A few seconds later, the hat is off of James head.




Other Episode Crew

CreatorHerb Meadow  |  Sam Rolfe
ProducerJulian Claman
EditorSamuel Gold
CastingLynn Stalmaster
HairstylistMadine Danks
Make-upWilliam Wood (1)
Set DecoratorRaymond Boltz, Jr.
Property MasterMike Gordon (1)
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
Director of PhotographyWilliam Margulies
Art DirectorJames W. Sullivan
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Main Title ThemeBernard Herrmann
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin
Supervising EditorFred W. Berger
Special Photographic EffectsLouis Dewitt  |  Jack Rabin
 
Warning: Have Gun, Will Travel season 1 episode 13 guide may contain spoilers
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