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Have Gun Will Travel: Season 4, Vol. 2
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Have Gun Will Travel
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Have Gun Will Travel



9/14/1957 - 9/21/1963 CBS
Black and White - 30 minutes - 226 episodes

Saturday 9:30-10:00


Have Gun Will Travel - Palladin
Richard Boone


Have Gun Will Travel Cast



Richard Boone as Paladin
Kam Tong as Hey Boy
Lisa Lu as Hey Girl
Horse: Rafter


Palladin
Richard Boone
From the Doug Abbott Collection





Songs of the West
Songs Of The West, Vol. 4: Movie & Television Themes - CD

Has Ballad of Paladin



Treasury of the West
Treasury of the West, Vol. 1 - 2 CDs





Western Music CDs


External Links
TV Guide's Have Gun Will Travel Page, with TV Listings, Photos, Videos, Exclusive News and More.

Have Gun Will Travel Theme Song

"Ballad of Paladin" by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, and Sam Rolfe
Performed by Johnny Western

Have Gun Will Travel reads the card of a man.
A knight without armor in a savage land.
His fast gun for hire head's the calling wind.
A soldier of fotune is the man called Paladin.

Paladin, Paladin Where do you roam?
Paladin, Paladin, Far, far from home.

He travels on to wherever he must;
A chess knight of silver is his badge of trust.
There are campfire legends that the plainsmen spin
Of the man with the gun,
of the man called Pa-l-l-l-l-a-din




Have Gun Will Travel - Paladin

Have Gun Will Travel Tidbits


Paladin (Richard Boone) is a West Point educated gentleman with a taste for fine wines and foods. Based at the Hotel Carlton in San Francisco, he was a man for hire.

Paladin would do anything for those in serious need. He read the newspapers from across the country and sometimes sent his calling card to those he felt might use his services as gunfighter, bodyguard or anything else that his skills could accomodate. His fee to those who could pay was $1,000.

While at the hotel, he dressed the dandy. But for work, he was a man in black.

He carried a Colt .45 revolver in a holster with a white knight (the Paladin) on it and a small derringer under his gunbelt.

Kam Tong, who usually delivered the message from a potential client, was replaced by Lisa Lu as Hey Girl for one season ('60-'61) because Tong had a more substantial role in the show The Garland Touch. He returned to HGWT when Garland failed.

Richard Boone exercised a lot of creative control on this show and his judgements paid off. HGWT ranked in the Top 4 shows for four years running - and for three of them, it placed #3 behind Wagon Train and Gunsmoke.

Gene Rodenberry polished his writing skills on this show!

Passings

Richard Boone died in 1981 of throat cancer.

HGWT Trivia

Episodes to watch:
"Three Bells To Perdido" (9/14/1957) (pilot)
"The Outlaw" (9/21/1957) (fan fave)
"Hey Boy's Revenge" (9/12/1958) (cited by TV Guide)
"Genesis" (9/15/1962) (tells Paladin's story)



Palladin - Have Gun
Richard Boone
From the Neil Kutzen Collection


Richard Boone - HGWT
Richard Boone
From the Doug Abbott Collection


Have Gun Will Travel - Palladin
Richard Boone
From the Doug Abbott Collection


Have Gun Will Travel - Palladin
Richard Boone
Have Gun Will Travel - Palladin
Richard Boone
From the Doug Abbott Collection

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