CTVA US Legal Drama - "Perry Mason" (Paisano/CBS) Season 2 (1958-59) Raymond Burr

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Starring Raymond Burr
Season 2 (CBS) (1958-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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################# Perry Mason ################
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CBS Saturday 7:30pm ET (30 episodes)(040-069)

2.01 [40] Perry Mason: The Case of the Corresponding Corpse (1958.09.20)
Joan Camden ................... Ruth Whittaker, defendant
Ross Elliott .................. George Hartley Beaumont, victim
William Ching
Vaughn Taylor
Jeanne Cooper
Robert C. Lytton
Owen Cunningham
Jack Gargan
Martha Wentworth
Lillian Bronson
Gilbert Frye
Joan Stanley
Perry Mason receives a phone call from a former client who was believed killed in a plane crash
three years earlier, just hours before he's found murdered.

2.02 [41] Perry Mason: The Case of the Lucky Loser (1958.09.27)
Tyler MacDuff ................. Theodore Balfour, defendant
Bruce Bennett ................. Lawrence Balfour, victim
Patricia Medina
Richard Hale
Woodrow Chambliss
Heather Angel
Guy Rennie
Douglas Kennedy
Herbert C. Lytton
Len Hendrey
Paul Genge
John Bleifer
Morris Ankrum
John Eldredge
Jack Holland
Perry Mason faces considerable pressure when he undertakes to clear young Ted Balfour of the murder
his uncle Lawrence committed.

2.03 [42] Perry Mason: The Case of the Pint-Sized Client (1958.10.04)
Eduardo Cianelli .............. Anthony Pop Renzi, defendant
James Anderson ................ Frank Anderson, victim
Bobby Clark
Elisha Cook
Eleanor Audley
Joseph Mell
Nita Talbot
Robert P. Lieb
Raymond Greenleaf
Edward Marr
Paul Bryar
Than Wyenn
Otto Waldis
A 14-year-old boy consults Perry Mason about some money he saw a man hide in an abandoned house and that
implicates his grandfather in murder and armed robbery.

2.04 [43] Perry Mason: The Case of the Sardonic Sergeant (1958.10.11)
Paul Picerni .................. Sergeant Joseph Decker, defendant
John Archer ................... Major Frank Lessing, victim
Lori March
Grant Richards
Lee Torance
Rand Harper
Hal Torey
Harry Jackson
Robert Armstrong
Wendell Holmes
Barbara Luna
George E. Stone
Helene Heigh
Russell Thorson
John Dehner
Vance Howard
Kevin Hagen
Perry Maosn is retained by the widow of an Army major, who dies just before revealing his part
in a daring currency robbery, to defend the man's accused killer.

2.05 [044] Perry Mason: The Case of the Curious Bride (1958.10.18)
Christine White ............... Rhoda Reynolds, defendant
Michael Emmet ................. Arthur Kane, victim
Casey Adams
John Hoyt
James Seay
Peggy Maley
Tommy Cook
Lewis Charles
Tom McKee
James Nolan
Gwen Vernon
Dorothy Neuman
Russ Bender
S. John Launer
A woman asks Perry Mason for help when her first husband, long presumed dead, reappears after she marries the
son of a wealthy man and is killed when she refuses to give him a valuable ring as a blackmail payment.

2.06 [45] Perry Mason: The Case of the Buried Clock (1958.11.01)
Don Beddoe .................... Doctor Blane, defendant
Fredd Wayne ................... Jack Hardisty, victim
Paul Fix
Robin Hughes
Charles Cooper
Jamie Forster
Harry Tyler
Jeanne Bates
June Dayton
Gilbert Frye
Paul Serra
Howard Wendell
Don Kennedy
Phil Chambers
Robert Foulk
Perry Mason travels to a small town to defend the local doctor, an old friend accused of
murdering his embezzling son-in-law at a remote cabin.

2.07 [46] Perry Mason: The Case of the Married Moonlighter (1958.11.08)
Arthur Franz .................. Danny Harrison, defendant
Stacy Harris .................. Frank Curran, victim
Jesse White
Anne Sergeant
Douglas Evans
Frances Helm
Tom Palmer
Richard Gaines
Olan Soule
Carol Anderson
Fern Barry
A teacher desperate to get money for his daughter's medical care is accused of murdering an old
acquaintance for his bankroll.

2.08 [47] Perry Mason: The Case of the Jilted Jockey (1958.11.15)
Billy Pearson ................. Francis Tic Barton, defendant
Don Durant .................... Johnny Starr, victim
Joe di Reda
Barbara Lawrence
Hugh Sanders
June Vincent
Nolan Leary
Roy Engel
Kenneth MacDonald
Joe Forte
A jockey riding a sure winner in an important race is accused of murdering the gambler who had arranged
for him to lose the race.

2.09 [48] Perry Mason: The Case of the Purple Woman (1958.12.06)
22Nov58
Bethel Leslie ................. Evelyn Gerald, defendant
George MacReady ............... Milo Gerard, victim
Robert M. Harris
Rhys Williams
Donald Murphy
Doris Singleton
Edwin Jerome
Stephen Bekassy
Shirley Houser
Several people are likely candidates to have killed an arrogant art dealer who was not above selling forged
paintings, but Perry Mason is asked to defend his ex-wife, who has sued for ownership of the most valuable
painting he possessed.

2.10 [49] Perry Mason: The Case of the Fancy Figures (1958.12.13)
13Dec58
William Phipps ................ Martin Ellis, defendant
Ralph Clanton ................. Charles Brewster, victim
Frank Silvera
Harvey Stephens
Ray Kellogg
Anne Barton
Joan Banks
Chuck Webster
S. John Launer
Leslie Kimmell
David McMahon
Perry Mason defends a man accused of murdering an embezzler who was also planning to run off
and desert his devoted wife.

2.11 [50] Perry Mason: The Case of the Perjured Parrot (1958.12.20)(re-run 19Mar60)
(copyright date ODAT: 19Dec58)
Jody Lawrence ................. Ellen Monteith Wallman Sabin, defendant
Maurice Manson ................ Arthur Sabin, victim
Robert E. Griffin
Edgar Buchanan
Frank Ferguson
Joseph Kearns
Dan Barton
Fay Baker
Jason Johnson
Pamela Branch
Jessley Fax
Mel Blanc ..................... voice of parrot
Howard Culver ?
Perry Mason's client faces a charge of murdering her overbearing stepfather, with the strongest witness
against her a talking parrot.

2.12 [51] Perry Mason: The Case of the Shattered Dream (1959.01.03)
Osa Massen .................... Sarah Werner, defendant
Kurt Kreuger .................. Hans Breel/a.k.a. Hugo Werner, victim
Virginia Vincent
Marion Marshall
Chris Alcaide
Ludwig Stossel
Ivan Triesault
Gil W. Rankin
Lillian Bronson
Cy Calis
Robert Carson
Theodore Marcuse
Brandy Bryan
Barry Brooks
Perry Mason'S client Sarah Werner is accused of murdering her bigamous, gambling ex-husband, who was
deeply involved in a scheme to split a huge uncut diamond and sell it.

2.13 [52] Perry Mason: The Case of the Borrowed Brunette (1959.01.10)
Sheila Bromley ................ Agnes Nulty, defendant
Joe deSantis .................. Melvin Slater
John Stephenson
Maggie Mahoney
Adrianne Marden
Paula Redmond
Herman Rudin
Howard Van Proyen
Gisele Verlaine
Fred Rapport
Morris Ankrum
Eva Martel and her aunt take a job impersonating a rich woman and her chaperone but wind up
charged with murdering the detective who hired them for the job.

2.14 [53] Perry Mason: The Case of the Glittering Goldfish (1959.01.17)
John Hudson ................... Tom Wyatt, defendant
Murvyn Vye .................... Jackson Juxley, victim
Cecil Kellaway
May Wynn
Gage Clarke
Willard Sage
Jacqueline Scott
Catherine McLeod
Olan Soule
Rusty Lane
S. John Launer
Chuck Webster
A miracle cure for a deadly fish disease makes a small pet store an attractive proposition for an
unscrupulous busienssman who intends to cut out the inventor and his original backer.

2.15 [54] Perry Mason: The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll (1959.01.24)
Ruta Lee ...................... Mildred Crest/a.k.a. Fern Driscoll, victim
Robert Bray ................... Carl Davis, victim
Barton MacLane
John Bryant
Helene Stanley
Sam Buffington
Eve McVeagh
Betty Lou Gerson
Richard Gaines
Susan Dorn
Jim Kirkwood, Jr.
Jack Harris
Lee Miller
Carol Byron
Charles Meredith
Jan Harrison
Perry Mason isn't sure just who his client really is but he is sure she's been charged with the murder
of an unscrupulous investigator hired by a small town politician.

2.16 [55] Perry Mason: The Case of the Fraudulent Photo (1959.02.07)
Hugh Marlowe .................. D.A. Brander Harris, defendant
Bartlett Robinson ............. Marshall Scott, victim
Wilton Graff
Carole Mathews
Carol Nugent
Mark Roberts
Peter Brocco
Kenneth MacDonald
Francis De Sales
Herbert Anderson
Irving Mitchell
Nancy Millard
Arline Hunter
An eager district attorney is framed with a staged photograph in order to get him to back off an
investigation of graft in a hospital building project.

2.17 [56] Perry Mason: The Case of the Romantic Rogue (1959.02.14)
Marion Ross ................... Helen Harvey Chandler, defendant
Jean Willes ................... Irene Wallace, victim
Albert Linville
John Bryant
Sara Haden
Peggy Maley
Jack Daly
Don Dillaway
Frederick Worlock
Lee Miller
Robert Bice
Pitt Herbert
A young woman is accused of murdering Irene Wallace, an opportunist who claimed to know where the
girl's missing uncle was hiding and who had tried to blackmail the girl's shady boyfriend.

2.18 [57] Perry Mason: The Case of the Jaded Joker (1959.02.21)
Walter Burke .................. Freddie Green, defendant
Harry Jackson ................. Charles Goff, victim
Bobby Troup
Frankie Laine
Martha Vickers
Tom Drake
Mary LaRoche
S. John Launer
Jon Lormer
Jay Novello ?
A has been comic finds his chance for a comeback fading fast when an unscrupulous man uses him to
land a lucrative advertising account, then cuts him out of the proposed television program.

2.19 [58] Perry Mason: The Case of the Caretaker's Cat (1959.03.07)
Benson Fong ................... James Hing, defendant
Anthony Jochim ................ Peter Baxter, victim
John Agar
Robert Knapp
Maxine Cooper
Judy Lewis
Richard Crane
Anthony Eustral
Raymond Bailey
Barney Biro
Jacqueline Lee
Bill Erwin
Michael Fox
George E. Stone
Perry Mason defends a devoted manservant accused of setting fire to his employer's house-at his own request!

2.20 [59] Perry Mason: The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1959.03.14)
Rebecca Welles ................ Carol Delaney, defendant
Carl Benton Reid .............. Charles Burroughs, victim
Vaughn Taylor ................. Bishop Arthur Mallory, victim
Jonathan Kidd
Kenneth Lynch
Joan Vohs
Morris Ankrum
Peter Casey
Herb Ellis
Claire Carelton
Jon Lormer
Killer Karl Davis
Jim Brandt
Lee Miller
George E. Stone
Hubie Kerns
Perry Mason is hired by a mysterious bishop from Australia who's trying to locate a young woman whose rich
grandfather doesn't really want to find her nor do the other relatives named in his will.

2.21 [60] Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Last Act (1959.03.21)
Stacy Harris .................. Frank Brooks, defendant
Jerome Cowan .................. Ernest Royce, victim
Robert McQueeney
Davie Lewis
Richard Erdman
Katherine Bard
Joanne Gilbert
Richard Gaines
George E. Stone
An investor demands his money back when a playwright won't reveal the last act of his new play,
one based an a scandalous real life murder case that was never solved.

2.22 [61] Perry Mason: The Case of the Bedeviled Doctor (1959.04.04)
Dick Foran .................... Dr. David Craig, defendant
Barry McGuire ................. Mark Douglas, victim
Andrea King
Marianne Stewart
Allen Case
Norma Moore
Michael Fox
Frederic Worlock
Alan Reynolds
George E. Stone
Philip Terry
Jane Eager
An unethical medical student forces his sister to steal a tape recording of Peter Hayward's sessions
with his analyst so he can sell it to Mrs. Hayward as evidence in a divorce case.

2.23 [62] Perry Mason: The Case of the Howling Dog (1959.04.11)
Ann Rutherford ................ Evelyn Cartright Forbes, defendant
Elaine Edwards ................ Polly Cartright Forbes, victim
Robert Ellenstein ............. Arthur Cartright, victim
John Holland .................. Clinton Forbes, victim
Fintan Meyler
Gregory Walcott
S. John Launer
Tom Greenway
Ed Prentiss
Marcia Drake
Vito Scotti
Pitt Herbert
Frank Hagney
Lee Miller
George E. Stone
Grace Raynor
Evelyn Forbes leaves a mental hospital and confronts her ex-husband, who has left her
penniless and stolen her brother's wife.

2.24 [63] Perry Mason: The Case of the Calendar Girl (1959.04.18)
John Anderson ................. George Andrews, defendant
George Neise .................. Wilfred Borden, victim
Dolores Donlon
Dean Harens
Evelyn Scott
Ralph Moody
Charles Tannen
Richard Gaines
Kasey Rogers
Diana Crawford
John Lormer
George E. Stone
Thom Carney
Doug Marland
A building contractor finds himself accused of murdering a political fixer who dabbled in pinup
photography after a mysterious car accident involving two beautiful long legged ladies.

2.25 [64] Perry Mason: The Case of the Petulant Partner (1959.04.25)
R.G. Armstrong ................ Harry Bright, defendant
Nan Leslie .................... Margaret Roper Clark, victim
Francis McDonald
William H. White
Geraldine Wall
Myron Healey
William Swan
Ressell Thorson
Stafford Repp
Russ Bender
Jamie Forster
Lynn Allen
Sid Cassel
Steve Stevens
Tony Regan
Perry Mason looks into the problems of a twenty year old mining partnership when one of its members
unexpectedly marries a much younger woman and builds a beautiful new home, bewildering and angering his partner.

2.26 [65] Perry Mason: The Case of the Dangerous Dowager (1959.05.09)
Patricia Cutts ................ Sylvia Benson Oxman, defendant
Robert Strauss ................ Dany Barker, victim
Barry Atwater
Michael Dante
Kathryn Givney
Gene Blakely
Leo Gordon
King Calder
Joey Faye
Barry Brooks
George E. Stone
Shirley Montague
Ellen Corby
Frederic Worlock
Perry Cook
An imperious Pasadena matron demands that Perry Mason redeem several IOU's her granddaughter wrote to a Gardena poker
club but he has to defend the young woman against murder charges after a blackmailing partner in the club is killed.

2.27 [66 ] Perry Mason: The Case of the Deadly Toy (1959.05.16)
Mala Powers ................... Claire Allison, defendant
Dennis Patrick ................ Martin Selkirk, victim
Max Adrian
Robert Rockwell
Norm Alden
David Brady
Jennifer Howard
Nancy Kulp
Morris Ankrum
Pitt Herbert
Kathryn Card
Paul Cavanaugh
Lee Miller
Bob Howard
Richard Harvey
George E. Stone
Nina Stevens ?
Perry Mason searches high and low for a little boy who has been the center of a bitter custody battle
and who holds the key to his father's murder.

2.28 [67] Perry Mason: The Case of the Spanish Cross (1959.05.30)
Peter Miles ................... Jimmy Morrow, Jr., defendant
Donald Randolph ............... Curtis Runyan, victim
Josephine Hutchinson
Linda Watkins
Jacques Aubuchon
Jonathan Hole
Arthur Space
Chuck Zacha
Harlan Warde
Herman Rudin
Richard Gaines
George E. Stone
Mason agrees to defend a young handyman accused of stealing a valuable antique cross from his employer.

2.29 [68] Perry Mason: The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom (1959.06.13)
Betsy Jones Moreland .......... Lorrie Garvin, defendant
K.T. Stevens .................. Ethel Carlton Garvin, victim
Joan Tabor
Harry Ellerbe
Thomas Browne Henry
Neil Hamilton
Rosa Turich
Patrick McVey
Keith Richards
James Nolan
Robert Lynn
Tom Brown
Dick Kenne
Robert Nichols
Perry Mason surprises a beautiful blonde with a pistol coming out of a neighboring office, which leads him
into a case of bigamy, proxy manipulation and murder.

2.30 [69] Perry Mason: The Case of the Lame Canary (1959.06.27)
Stacy Graham .................. Ruth Prescott, defendant
William Kendis ................ Walter Prescott, victim
James Philbrook
Biff Elliott
Susan Cummings
Barry Kroeger
Chet Stratton
Ray Phillips
Emerson Treacey
Michael Fox
S. John Launer
George E. Stone
Lee Miller
Richard Wessel
A woman desperate to leave her husband is accused of murdering him, but Perry's investigation reveals
an insurance swindle, a plot to kill someone else, and an injured bird that witnessed the crime.

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