Paladin has stopped in town for a shave. As he finishes up, he hears gunshots outside and goes to the window to see what's going on. Gene Morgan has drawn on a younger man, Grady Stewart, and shot him in the arm. Grady vows to kill Gene the next time they meet and Gene goes over and starts spanking him, to the amusement of the onlookers. The older man orders him home and Gene angrily stalks off with his friend Frank Gault...Read the full recap
(to a nervous barber)
Paladin: In ancient days the barbers were also surgeons. This is the 19th century and if I want any blood let, I'll get a doctor to do it.
Paladin: Some day that boy may very well try to kill you.
Gene Morgan: That boy? Huh. I can out draw him, outshoot him, or spank him. Wouldn't even be close.
Gene Morgan: I suppose you're pretty good with that gun.
Paladin: I'm considered fairly proficient.
Paladin: Are you prepared to pay $500 for Grady's life, and $500 for yours. That's a thousand dollars in all if you both come out of this alive.
Gene Morgan: That's quite a chunk of money.
Paladin: Are your lives worth any less?
Gene Morgan: I heard in town that Sheila got married this morning.
Paladin: Yeah, I was afraid she would. Common sense is never any match for Cupid.
When Paladin throws Grady into the chair and daubs him with shaving cream, there is one smear back on the left side of Grady's head. Paladin places his hand so his hand is parallel with Grady's head, with the shaving cream blob in front of his thumb.
In the next shot, Paladin's hand is now perpendicular to Grady's neck and the blob has moved forward an inch and is now under Paladin's hand.
When Grady asks Frank what he should do about Gene's cattle, in the first shot his right hand is on top of his left.
When the camera cuts to a reverse angle, Grady's right hand is instantly beneath his left.