Have Gun - Will Travel (1957–1963)
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Man in an Hourglass 

A doctor who once saved Paladin's life calls upon him to find and safely bring back the son of a one-time sweetheart.The young man has "taken to the hills" to track down his father's ... See full summary »

Director:

Jerry Hopper

Writers:

Anthony Lawrence (teleplay) (as Tony Lawrence), Gustave Field (teleplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Richard Boone ... Paladin
Edgar Buchanan ... Noah Cardiff
James Stacy ... Johnny Tully
Morgan Woodward ... Canute
Dan White ... Sam - Henchman
Jerry Gatlin Jerry Gatlin ... Ugarte
Alan Baxter ... Dr. Aaron Moody
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A doctor who once saved Paladin's life calls upon him to find and safely bring back the son of a one-time sweetheart.The young man has "taken to the hills" to track down his father's killer.Paladin locates the headstrong youth and his prey but finds the return trip will not be easy-the wanted man has four trailing confederates. Written by dubchi

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1962 (USA) See more »

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CBS Television Network See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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An Unkindly Old Man
30 November 2010 | by dougdoepkeSee all my reviews

Under difficult conditions, Paladin must return to a doctor friend (Moody) a vengeful young man (Johnny).

No show with the great Edgar Buchanan can afford to be missed, though the entry itself is pretty routine. Here, Buchanan's in character as a sly old dog (Cardiff) and head of an outlaw band. Few actors were better at hiding sinister intent under a jolly old man cover, and it's a guessing game here whether he's really sick or just faking.

Otherwise, the plot's a fairly familiar one of Paladin having to save a headstrong young kid from himself. Unfortunately, as an actor, young Stacy needs more practice. The 30-minutes also features veteran actor Alan Baxter as the doc—note how his goodness is quickly established when he befriends the Indian kids, so that we're immediately on his side.

The shoot-out is none to convincing, though the abandoned town makes an atmospheric backdrop. In passing—listen for Paladin answering a Cardiff question with a flowery literary quote to which the old man makes an amusingly brief reply.


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