“Have Gun-Will Travel” followed the adventures of Paladin, a soldier of fortune-turned-hired gunfighter, played by John Dehner. Paladin preferred to settle problems without violence, yet, when forced to fight, excelled. He lived at the swanky Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, where he dressed in formal wear, ate gourmet food, attended the opera and enjoyed the company of beautiful women. When working as a gun-for-hire, he dressed in all black, used calling cards and wore a holster, decorated by a characteristic chess knight emblem. The knight symbol was used in reference to his name and his occupation as a champion-for-hire. One of radio’s best-loved Westerns, “Have Gun-Will Travel” lasted on radio until 1960 and was televised from 1957 through 1963.
Enjoy 12 of Paladin’s greatest radio adventures.
11/29/59 Bitter Vengeance
5/15/60 Lina Countryman
5/29/60 The Lucky Penny
6/5/60 Apache Concerto
6/12/60 Search for Wylie Dawson
6/19/60 The Too, Too Solid Town
6/26/60 The Doctor from Vienna
7/3/60 Dad-Blamed Luck
7/10/60 Five Days to Yuma
7/17/60 The Little Guns
7/24/60 Way for the Delta Queen