CTVA US Legal Drama - "Perry Mason" (Paisano/CBS) Season 3 (1959-60) Raymond Burr

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Starring Raymond Burr
Season 3 (CBS) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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################# Perry Mason ################
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CBS Saturday 7:30pm ET (26 episodes)(070-095)

3.01 [70] Perry Mason: The Case of the Spurious Sister (1959.10.03)
Karl Weber .................... Bruce Chapman, defendant
Peggy Knudsen ................. Marie Sprague Chapman, victim
James Seay
Marion Marshall
Mary LaRoche
Marianne Stewart
Robert Osterloh
Charles Cooper
Charles Davis
Sam Edwards
Michael Fox
Nancy Evans
S. John Launer
George E. Stone
A compulsive gambler finds herself cut off from her husband's funds, and puts pressure on her former
husband for $2000, but before he can pay, she's found murdered.

3.02 [71] Perry Mason: The Case of the Watery Witness (1959.10.10)
John Bryant ................... George Clark, defendant
Fay Wray ...................... Lorna Thomas, victim
Douglas Dick
Dusty Anders
Kathryn Card
Lester Vail
Malcolm Atterbury
Charles J. Conrad
Ned Glass
Pat Moran
Paul B. Kennedy
The seemingly peaceful, orderly world of a former actress is shattered when a man claims she's
his wife's real mother.

3.03 [72] Perry Mason: The Case of the Garrulous Gambler (1959.10.17)
Dick Foran .................... Steve Benton, defendant
Tony Travis ................... John Nelson Badley/a.k.a. Johnny Clay, victim
Gordon Wynn
Wynn Pearce
Tony Travis
Paula Raymond
Steve Brodie
Victor Sen Yung
Robert Nash
Anne Barton
Lew Green
Morris Ankrum
Irving Steinberg
Perry gets involved with a complicated blackmail scheme when he's called on to defend a man accused
of killing the underworld figure who had been threatening his brother.

3.04 [73] Perry Mason: The Case of the Blushing Pearls (1959.10.24)
Nobu McCarthy ................. Mitsou Kamuri, defendant
Rollin Moriyama ............... Ito Kamuri, victim
Ralph Dumke
George Takei
Joe di Reda
Steven Terrell
Angela Green
Christine White
Benson Fong
John Gallaudet
John Barclay
Tom Wilde
Bill Walker
Martha Wentworth
Jack Carol
Lia Waggner ?
Perry Mason defends a young Japanese girl against charges of theft when some valuable pearls are found among
her things, but the charge escalates to murder when her uncle, who controls her destiny, is found murdered.

3.05 [74] Perry Mason: The Case of the Startled Stallion (1959.10.31)
Patricia Hardy ................ Jo Ann Blanchard, defendant
Trevor Bardette ............... John Brandt, victim
Paul Richards
Elliot Reid
Melora Conroy
Richard Rust
Morris Ankrum
Arthur Hansom
John Harmon
Don Dillaway
Howard Hoffman
Harry Tyler
Hal Hopper
Dick Keene
Lee Miller
George E. Stone
Holly Harris
Perry Mason helps a young woman retain ownership of a promising horse, but when the man who tried to take the
animal is murdered, she's the one accused.

3.06 [75] Perry Mason: The Case of Paul Drake's Dilemma (1959.11.14)
William Hopper ................ Paul Drake, defendant
Bruce Gordon .................. Frank Thatcher, victim
Robert Lieb
Vanessa Brown
Basil Ruysdael
Simon Scott
Sheila Bromley
Robert Cornthwaite
Ralph Moody
George E. Stone
Jennifer Howard
Anne Bellamy
Dean Harens
Kenneth MacDonald
Norman Leavitt
James Callahan
William Hughes
Robert Bice
Steve Stevens
Perry Mason defends Paul Drake against charges that he killed a client who had deceived him into delivering
a pay off to the widow of a hit and run victim for a wealthy, unprincipled family.

3.07 [76] Perry Mason: The Case of the Golden Fraud (1959.11.21)
Arthur Franz .................. Richard Vanaman, defendant
Joyce Meadows ................. Sylvia Welles, victim
Neil Hamilton
Alan Hewitt
David Sheiner
June Dayton
Alex Gerry
Asa Maynor
Patricia Huston
Thom Carney
Lee Miller
S. John Launer
Pitt Herbert
Frank Sully
George E. Stone
A man competing for promotion at a stuffy investment firm faces blackmail and a murder charge when a client
tape records their conversations and then re-edits the tapes.

3.08 [77] Perry Mason: The Case of the Bartered Bikini (1959.12.05)
Terry Huntingdon .............. Kitty Wynne, defendant
Stephen Bekassy ............... Rick Stassi, victim
June Vincent
Paul Langton
John Anderson
John Lupton
Rita Lynn
Maura McGivney
Herbert Patterson
Victor Rodman
Pitt Herbert
Richard Gaines
Bob Bice
William Idelson
George E. Stone
Don Anderson
Kitty Wynne, a young swim suit model caught up in the fast life of fashion design, is accused of stealing
her boss' new line of swim wear and killing a man pressuring her.


3.09 [78] Perry Mason: The Case of the Artful Dodger (1959.12.12)
Lurene Tuttle ................. Sarette Winslow, defendant
William J. Campbell ........... Allen Sheridan, victim
Patricia Donahue
Jerome Cowan
Douglas Henderson
Vera Marshe
George E. Stone
Peter Leeds
Terry Loomis
Nelson Leigh
Cosmo Sardo
Max Wagner
Michael Fox
Ken Patterson
An irresponsible young man makes arrangements to disappearas soon as he collects his trust fund, leaving his elderly
dependent aunt broke-and accused of murder.

3.10 [79] Perry Mason: The Case of the Lucky Legs (1959.12.19)
Lisabeth Hush ................. Marjorie Cluny Brandbury, defendant
Douglas Evans ................. Frank Patton, victim
John Archer
Michael Miller
Ray Kellogg
Jeanne Cooper
Doreen Lang
S. John Launer
Pitt Herbert
Arthur Marshall
Rennie McEvoy
Leo Needham
Sid Tomack
Pat Moran
Lee Miller
Perry Mason defends the winner of a bogus beauty contest when she's accused of murdering the man her
swindled her and her hometown.

3.11 [80] Perry Mason: The Case of the Violent Village (1960.01.02)
Ray Hemphill .................. Phil Beecher, defendant
Ina Victor .................... Charlotte Norris, victim
Barton MacLane
Ann Rutherford
Bart Burns
Jacqueline Scott
John Dennis
Richard Hale
Jason Johnson
Terry Becker
Willis Bouchey
Robert R. Stephenson
Frank Hagney
Cecil Weston
Perry Mason goes to work during a fishing vacation to defend a young man just released from prison and facing
hostility and violence from the small town where he was convicted of killing a popular young woman and whose
sister has an elaborate plan for revenge. [no Della Street or Paul Drake ]

3.12 [81] Perry Mason: The Case of the Frantic Flyer (1960.01.09)
Rebecca Welles ................ Carol Taylor, defendant
Simon Oakland ................. Howard Walters, victim
James Bell
Patricia Barry
Wilton Graff
Virginia Vincent
Edward Kemmer
Jon Lormer
Richard Gaines
Jerry Faye
George E. Stone
Barry Brooks
A plan to kill a husband and run away with his wife backfires on a man when his escape from a plane crash is
delayed by a broken leg and several weeks recuperation in an isolated cabin.

3.13 [82] Perry Mason: The Case of the Wayward Wife (1960.01.23)
Bethel Leslie ................. Sylvia Sutton, defendant
Richard Shannon ............... Ben Sutton, victim
Marshall Thompson
Frank Maxwell
Alex Davion
Madlyn Rhue
Kathleen Mulqueen
Kenneth MacDonald
Lew Green
I. Stanford Jolley
George E. Stone
Craig Duncan ?
A best seller about survival in POW camp during the Korean conflict and the original diary it was based on
form the motive for murder and Perry's defense of a woman determined to shield her brother from suspicion.

3.14 [83] Perry Mason: The Case of the Prudent Prosecutor (1960.01.30)
J. Pat O'Malley ............... Jefferson Pike, defendant
Walter Coy .................... Denver Leonard, victim
Ruta Lee
Philip Bourneuf
Ron Foster
Barbara Fuller
Dennis Patrick
Dabbs Greer
Michael Fox
Frank Albertson
Ed Stoddard
John Alonzo
Paul B. Kennedy
S. John Launer
George E. Stone
Hamilton Burger removes himself from the prosecution and asks Perry Mason to defend an old friend accused of
murdering his son's unethical business partner.

3.15 [84] Perry Mason: The Case of the Gallant Grafter (1960.02.06)
Herbert Rudley ................ Edward Nelson, defendant
Phillip Terry ................. Robert Doniger, victim
Charles Aidman
Virginia Arness
John Stephenson
Charlotte Austin
Fintan Meyler
Joan Staley
Nelson Leigh
Henry Hunter
John Alvin
Eve McVeagh
George E. Stone
Perry Mason defends a businessman accused of murdering the man who embezzled $112,000 from his company, allowing
his new partner and his soon to be ex-wife to squeeze him out.

3.16 [85] Perry Mason: The Case of the Wary Wildcatter (1960.02.20)
Lori March .................... Paula Wallace, defendant
Byron Palmer .................. Charles Houston, victim
Barbara Bain
Douglas Kennedy
Harry Jackson
King Calder
Richard Gaines
Larry Blake
Anthony DeMario
Lee Miller
George E. Stone
An oil promoter is killed while desperately trying to balance the blackmail demands of a photographer and his
sister-in-law, who is determined to prove he killed his wife.

3.17 [86] Perry Mason: The Case of the Mythical Monkeys (1960.02.27)
Louise Fletcher ............... Gladys Doyle, defendant
Beverly Garland
Lew Gallo
Lawrence Dobkin
John Reach
Frances Morris
Joan Banks
Norman Fell
William Boyett
Bill Erwin
Nelson Leigh
Ralph Brooks
Paul Lees
George E. Stone
Perry Mason launches an intensive search for a mysterious package that may contain a pivotal clue in a murder.

3.18 [87] Perry Mason: The Case of the Singing Skirt (1960.03.12)
Joan O'Brien .................. Betty Roberts, defendant
Jeanne Moody .................. Vivian Ennis, victim
H.M. Wynant
Henry Lascoe
Chris Warfield
Robert B. Williams
Fredd Wayne
Richard Gaines
Michael Fox
John Harmon
Stafford Repp
Harry Fleer
Byron Morrow
George E. Stone
Ken Walker
Allison Hayes
A waitress at a gambling club asks Perry for help when she becomes suspicious of a poker game she witnessed
at work and it looks like she will be framed for murder.

[--] 19Mar60 re-run of "The Case of the Perjured Parrot" (from season 2 - 20Dec58)

3.19 [88] Perry Mason: The Case of the Bashful Burro (1960.03.26)
Ray Stricklyn ................. Gerald Norton, defendant
Hugh Sanders .................. Ken Bascombe, victim
Ben Wright
Howard Wendell
Sue George
Ray Stricklyn
Wendell Holmes
Charles Bateman
Elizabeth Fraser
John Pickard
Kay Kuter
Lewis Martin
Jack Orrison
Steven Courtleigh
Tony Michaels
Mike Mason
Joan Elliott
George Mitchell ?
Perry Mason gets involved with a young couple trying to work an old gold mine who are being pushed by
a rancher who wants to buy their land.

3.20 [89] Perry Mason: The Case of the Crying Cherub (1960.04.09)
Joe Maross .................... David Lambert, defendant
Mala Powers ................... June Sinclair, defendant
Carmen Phillips ............... Liza Carson Lambert, victim
Thomas McBride
Tom Drake
Kathryn Givney
Abraham Sofaer
Richard Gaines
Elizabeth Harrower
David Lewis
Elvia Allman
Lee Miller
Isabel Randolph
George E. Stone
Patrick Waltz
Helene Heigh
Jack Perrin
Mary Benoit
Perry Mason defends a young woman charged with murder following accusations that she and her boy friend
substituted a fake for a valuable Matisse original. [ No Hamilton Burger ]

3.21 [90] Perry Mason: The Case of the Nimble Nephew (1960.04.23)
Bert Convy .................... Harry Thompson, defendant
Crehan Denton ................. Frank Jarrett/a.k.a. Norman Justine, victim
Linda Leighton
William H. Wright
Joel Lawrence
Myrna Fahey
Carl Benton Reid
Ted Stanhope
Robert Gist
S. John Launer
Michael Fox
Warren Frost
Sam Flint
George E. Stone
An old man who suspects his nephews of stealing information on his business dealings rigs a photographic
trap on his safe that backfires and puts one of the boys on trial for murder. [ No Hamitlon Burger ]

3.22 [91] Perry Mason: The Case of the Madcap Modiste (1960.04.30)
John Conte .................... Charles Pierce, defendant
Marie Windsor ................. Flavia Halliday Pierce, victim
Dorothy Neumann
David White
Edward Mallory
Leslie Parrish
Les Tremayne
Morris Ankrum
Truman Bradley
Anne Belle George
Pat Olson
Robert Ellenstein
Lee Miller
George E. Stone
Perry Mason represents a man accused of murdering his wife, the chief designer for their blossoming clothing
company, who had decided to divorce him and cut him out of the business. [ No Hamilton Burger ]

3.23 [92] Perry Mason: The Case of the Slandered Submarine (1960.05.14)
Jack Ging ..................... Seaman Robert Chapman, defendant
Hugh Marlowe .................. Commander James Page, victim
Robert H. Harris
Ann Robinson
Robert F. Simon
Russ Conway
Robert Brunbaker
Edward Platt
Mort Mills
Joseph Corey
Tom Palmer
William Tannen
Stephen Chase
Freeman Lusk
Richard Geary
Herb Vigran
Raoul DeLeon
Dean Casey
Perry Mason gets involved in a dispute between a man and his son-in-law, a Navy commander who is convinced
there has been some fraudulent actions in regards to a government contract awarded to the older man's company.
[ No Hamilton Burger ]

3.24 [93] Perry Mason: The Case of the Ominous Outcast (1960.05.21)
Jeremy Slate .................. Bob Lansing, defendant
Henry Norell .................. Frederick Bell, victim
Robert Emhardt
Denver Pyle
Claude Stroud
Irene Tedrow
Maggie Hayes
Walter Burke
Willis Bouchey
Jack Holland
David McMahon
Mary Eastman
Jay Novello ?
Perry Mason defends Bob Lansing, who came to a small town to find his mysterious childhood benefactor, but
learns instead that his real father was a hated and feared town bully. [ No Hamilton Burger ]

3.25 [94] Perry Mason: The Case of the Irate Inventor (1960.05.28)
Tom Coley ..................... James Frazier, defendant
CeCe Whitney .................. Thelma Frazier, victim
Kasey Rogers
Manning Ross
Douglas Odney
Kenneth Lynch
Barry Cahill
Kenneth MacDonald
Gertrude Flynn
Arthur Peterson
George E. Stone
Kevin Manning ?
Inventor James Frazer suddenly turns up after a three week absence, just in time to be charged with
the murder of his wife.

3.26 [95] Perry Mason: The Case of the Flighty Father (1960.06.11)
Anne Benton ................... Trudy Holbrook, defendant
Francis X. Bushman ............ Lawrence King, victim
Hayden Rorke
Henry Beckman
Francis De Sales
William Allyn
Berry Kroeger
Dan Riss
Grandon Rhodes
Tom Fadden
Arthur Hanson
Betty Farrington
Gail Bonney
Paul B. Kennedy
George E. Stone
An heiress turns to Perry for help with the two men claiming to be her father.

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