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Have Gun, Will Travel

Have Gun, Will Travel was a popular American television Western that aired from 1957 through 1963.

Have Gun, Will Travel debuted first on radio on November 23, 1958.

The show followed the adventures of Paladin, a gentleman-turned-gunfighter (played by Richard Boone), who preferred to settle problems without violence, yet, when forced to fight, excelled. Paladin lived in the Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, where he dressed in semi-formal wear, ate gourmet food, and attended opera. When working, he dressed in black, wore a holster with a chess knight emblem, and carried a derringer under his belt.