CTVA US Legal Drama - "Perry Mason" (Paisano/CBS) Season 4 (1960-61) Raymond Burr

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Starring Raymond Burr
Season 4 (CBS) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
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################# Perry Mason ################
############## season 4 1960-61 ##############
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CBS Saturday 7:30pm ET (28 episodes)(096-123)

4.1 [96] Perry Mason: The Case of the Treacherous Toupee (1960.09.17)
(some sources say this first aired 20Dec58 but copyright date - ODAT: 16Sep60 would indicate otherwise)
Philip Ober ................... Peter Dawson, defendant
Thomas B. Henry ............... Hartley Basset, victim
Robert Redford
Peggy Converse
Nelson Olmstead
Bert Freed
Lindsay Workman
Jonathan Hole
Cindy Robbins
Dee Arlen
Frank Wilcox
Juney Ellis
Patricia Marlowe
Rita Duncan
Hal Smith
Lee Miller
Len Hendry
George E. Stone
A man finds himself accused of murdering the long-absent and presumed dead owner of the company he has
worked so hard to save, who has returned in time to end the bright future he's earned.

4.02 [97] Perry Mason: The Case of the Credulous Quarry (1960.09.24)
(some sources say this first aired 27Dec58 but copyright date - ODAT: 24Sep60 would indicate otherwise)
John Conwell .................. Richard Hammond, defendant
Walter Reed
Russell Arms
Renee Godfrey
Katherine Squire
Vinton Hayworth
Nan Peterson
Willis Bouchey
Russ Bender
Fred Graham
Lee Miller
Bart Conrad
George E. Stone
Perry Mason gets involved in a complicated case of revenge, blackmail and murder when he defends a man, anxious
to help the lawyer who promised to lend him some badly-needed money, who agreed to cover up a hit and run death
only to find himself accused of the crime.

4.03 [98] Perry Mason: The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker (1960.10.01)
Sue Randall ................... Betty Wilkins, defendant
James Anderson ................ Stan Piper, victim
William Campbell
Howard Petrie
June Dayton
James Anderson
Tyler McVey
Kenneth Tobey
S. John Launer
Pitt Herbert
George E. Stone
Sarah Selby
Betty Wilkins, a naive but loyal secreatry to businessman Carl Gorman, finds herself accused of murdering
his deceitful nephew, who had been caught in a phony extortion scheme by his accomplice.

4.04 [99] Perry Mason: The Case of the Singular Double (1960.10.08)
Connie Hines .................. Lucy Stevens, defendant
Mary Webster .................. Marjorie Rals, victim
Arch Johnson
Alan Baxter
Wilton Graff
Harry Townes
Andrea King
Sue England
Morris Ankrum
Michael Fox
Richard Geary
A frightened secretary arranges a phony suicide for herself when she's asked to deliver $60,000
in bribes to a politician.

4.05 [100] Perry Mason: The Case of the Lavender Lipstick (1960.10.15)
Patricia Breslin .............. Karen Lewis, defendant
James Bell .................... Frank Jefferson/a.k.a. Silas Vance, victim
Dabbs Greer
Whit Bissell
Walter Coy
John Lupton
Rita Lynn
Joe Maross
Nelson Leigh
Lee Miller
Betty Farrington
George E. Stone
Charlotte Thompson
A young woman working at a cosmetics plant is accused of murdering her employer, a man whose past
connections have left him open to blackmail.

4.06 [101] Perry Mason: The Case of the Wandering Widow (1960.10.22)
Coleen Gray ................... Lorraine McClaine Morgan, defendant
Casey Adams ................... Burt Stokes, victim
Dean Harens
Paul Langton
Stephen Talbot
Richard Gaines
Robert Carson
Ralph Clanton
Hugh Sanders
Marguerite Chapman
Stephen Talbot
Robert Cornthwaite
Gil Rogers
Roberts Whiting
Helen Spring
A young widow is accused of murdering the merchant seaman who came forward after six years and cleared the man
convicted of murdering her wealthy, elderly husband.

4.07 [102] Perry Mason: The Case of the Clumsy Clown (1960.11.05)
Douglas Henderson ............. Felix Heidemann, defendant
Water Sande ................... Judson Curtis, victim
Robert Clarke
Chana Eden
Ken Curtis
Willard Sage
Maggie Hayes
Lillian Bronson
Jon Lormer
Kenneth Tobey
Russ Thompson
A circus clown is accused of murdering the new circus owner after he threatens to reveal a sordid secret from
the past of a girl the clown has loved for years.

4.08 [103] Perry Mason: The Case of the Provocative Protege (1960.11.12)
Kathie Browne ................. Donna Ross, defendant
Gregory Morrow ................ David Carpenter, victim
Virginia Field
Charles D. Cooper
Harry Jackson
Barry Cahill
Robert Karnes
Morris Ankrum
Jon Lormer
Donald Foster
Cindy Courtland
George E. Stone
A woman believes that her husband, a concert pianist, died in a fall from a cliff that was actually a murder.

4.09 [104] Perry Mason: The Case of the Nine Dolls (1960.11.19)
written by Jonathan Latimer / directed by William F. Claxton
Guest Cast:
Maggie Mahoney ................ Linda Osborne, defendant
Francis X. Bushman ............ Courtney Jeffers, victim
Jeannette Nolan
Laurie Perrenu
Eleanor Audley
John Bryant
John Banner
Fred Essler
Gage Clarke
Charles Tannen
Robert Karnes
Nelson Leigh
Eugene Borden
James Chandler
Perry Mason discovers the true identity of an 8-year-old girl, and later has to defend her cousin against
charges she murdered the girl's grandfather when he makes plans to change his will.

4.10 [105] Perry Mason: The Case of the Loquacious Liar (1960.12.03)
written by Michael Morris / directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
Wynn Pearec ................... Lester Martin, defendant
Bruce Gordon .................. Judson Bailey, victim
Regis Toomey
Jeanne Baird
Melora Conway
Lurene Tuttle
Michael Fox
H.M. Wynant
S. John Launer
Dorothy Adams
George E. Stone
Baynes Barron
John Tauex
Lori Kaye
Perry Mason defends a young man named Lester Martin, accused of murdering his stepfather after being kidnapped
and threatened in order to stop his participation in a key vote in the family business. [ No Hamilton Burger ]

4.11 [106] Perry Mason: The Case of the Red Riding Boots (1960.12.10)
written by Arnold Swanton / directed by Laslo Benedek
Guest Cast:
Frank Maxwell ................. Joe Dixon, defendant
Shirley Ballard ............... Rita Conover, victim
Corey Allen
Elen Willard
Reba Walters
Sara Seegar
John Archer
Linda Leighton
Michael Harris
H.M. Wynant
Bill Idelson
Richard Deacon
Willis Bouchey
Lee Miller
George E. Stone
Perry Mason has to break through the silence of an unhappy schoolgirl when her father's fiance is found dead
in the trunk of the car driven by his ranch foreman.

4.12 [107] Perry Mason: The Case of the Larcenous Lady (1960.12.17)
teleplay by Seeleg Lester / story by Sy Salkowitz / directed by James Sheldon
Guest Cast:
Louise Fletcher ............... Susan Connoily, defendant
Patricia Huston ............... Mona Henderson, victim
Robert Brown
Arthur Franz
Edward Platt
King Calder
Ellen Drew
Byron Morrow
Christopher Dark
Tom Vize
William Boyett
Myron Natwick
Mara Massey
Robert Terry
Perry Mason represents a secretary caught up in a web of blackmail and murder when a woman tries to stop the
man running against her husband for political office.

4.13 [108] Perry Mason: The Case of the Envious Editor (1961.01.07)
written by Milton Krims / directed by Laslo Benedek
Guest Cast:
Sara Shane .................... Alyce Nash Aitken, defendant
James Coburn .................. Donald Fletcher, victim
Philip Abbott
Barbara Lawrence
Vinton Hayworth
Virginia Carroll
Paul Power
Donna Hayes
Jennifer Howard
Paul Lambert
Sid Tomack
H.M. Wynant
S. John Launer
Dave Willock
Jim Drum
Harry Hollins
George E. Stone
Perry Mason defends Alice Aitken, a woman with a past, from charges that she murdered a blackmailing
magazine publisher whose business practices have made him a lot of enemies.

4.14 [109] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE RESOLUTE REFORMER
(German title - "Der Fall mit der folgenschweren")
14Jan61
Written by Arthur Marks / Directed by Samuel Newman
Guest Cast:
John Hoyt ..................... William Harper Caine, defendant
James Westerfield ............. Roger Quigly, victim
Phillip Terry
Diana Millay
Douglas Dick
Byron Palmer
Hardie Albright
John McLiam
Dennis Quinn
Bert Stevens
Tony Hughes
Dean Casey
Maxine Stuart
Joe McGunn
Richard Eastham
Tom Harkness
Charles J. Conrad
Gisele Verlaine
A smart young woman helps a naive young man pay off an old man he believes he hit while driving drunk, but it's
really a setup to implicate his upright father for corruption and bribery charges. [ No Hamilton Burger ]

4.15 [110] Perry Mason: The Case of the Fickle Fortune (1961.01.21)
written by Sol Stein and Gene R. Wolfe / directed by Laslo Benedek
Guest Cast:
Vaughn Taylor ................. Ralph Duncan, defendant
Liam Sullivan ................. Lloyd Farrell, victim
Helen Brown
Virginia Christine
Robert Casper
Liam Sullivan
Eve March
Philip Ober
Lee Miller
Berkeley Harris
Cathy O'Donnell
Vincent Troy
Connie Cezon
Richard Gaines
Hal Taggert
Michael Fox
George E. Stone
A county civil servant finds and loses a fortune in greenback currency, and is then accused of murdering
a man who had concocted a scheme to collect on it. [ Hamilton Burger back ]


4.16 [111] Perry Mason: The Case of the Waylaid Wolf (1961.02.04)
written by Jonathan Latimer / directed by Gene Fowler Jr.
Guest Cast:
Andra Martin .................. Arlene Ferris, defendant
Tony Travis ................... Loring Lamont, victim
Barry Atwater
Laurie Mitchell
Rebecca Welles
Benson Fong
Frances Fong
L. Stafford Jolley
Robert Carricart
Robert Karnes
Morris Ankrum
Irving Ashkenazy
Lee Miller
Tiger Joe Marsh
Bill Cord
Pitt Herbert
Elizabeth Harrower
George E. Stone
A secretary fights off the advances of her boss' amorous son at a remote beach house, and is accused the
next morning of murdering him. [ No Hamilton Burger ]

4.17 [112] Perry Mason: The Case of the Wintry Wife (1961.02.18)
Marianne Stewart .............. Phyllis Hudson, defendant
June Vincent .................. Laura Randall, victim
Alan Hewitt
Jerome Thor
Robert Karnes
Mari Ann Stewart
Fredd Wayne
Jean Howell
Barney Phillips
Sue England
Willis Bouchey
Paul Barselow
Michael Fox
George E. Stone
Rudolph Salinger
Chuck Stroud
Robert Bice
A bitter woman arranges to destroy the marine sounding device that represents freedom for her husband,
but she arrives home to meet a fatal accident. [ No HamiltonBurger ]

4.18 [113] Perry Mason: The Case of the Angry Dead Man (1961.02.25)
written by Michael Morris / directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
Gloria Talbott ................ Eve Nesbitt, defendant
Les Tremayne .................. Willard Nesbitt, victim
James Millhollin
Edward Binns
Carol Ohmart
Frank Ferguson
Naomi Stevens
Wally Brown
June Ellis
Gordon Jones
Ray Montgomery
Kenneth MacDonald
Phil Chambers
Charles Stroud
Karl Held
Perry Mason finds himself representing Mrs. Nesbitt, whose older husband is reported drowned, but who
turns up later at their remote cabin, shot to death.

4.19 [114] Perry Mason: The Case of the Blind Man's Bluff (1961.03.11)
teleplay by Adrian Gendot and Samuel Newman / story by Adrian Gendot / directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
Jack Ging ..................... James Kincannon, defendant
John Conte .................... Karl Addison, victim
Berry Kroeger
George Macready
Jean Allison
Merry Anders
Nelson Leigh
Benny Rubin
Alexander Lockwood
Arthur Hanson
Geraldine Wall
Sidney Clute
Bart Conrad
Susan Davis
George E. Stone
Lee Miller
An officer in a company that handles gems and unusual jewelry plots to rob his own offices with temporary
blindness as the perfect alibi, but some one shortcircuits his plan by killing him.

4.20 [115] Perry Mason: The Case of the Barefaced Witness (1961.03.18)
written by Robert C. Dennis / directed by Laslo Benedek
Guest Cast:
Enid James .................... Iris McKay, defendant
Russ Conway ................... Fred S. Swan, victim
Paul Fix
Adam West
Josephine Hutchinson
Malcolm Atterbury
Roy Roberts
Eloise Hardt
Lewis Martin
Tom Fadden
Charles Briggs
Rosemary Day
Russ Bender
After receiving an anonymous letter, a young woman returns to her small hometown of Pinon City to find
the bank embezzler who disappeared and left everyone believing she was hiding his money.

4.21 [116] Perry Mason: The Case of the Difficult Detour (1961.03.25)
teleplay by Sy Salkowitz and Samuel Newman / story by Sy Salkowitz / directed by John Peyser
Guest Cast:
Jeff York ..................... Pete Mallory, defendant
Jason Evers ................... Stuart Benton, victim
Joe di Reda
Neil Hamilton
Suzanne Lloyd
Mort Mills
Lee Farr
Joan Camden
Bert Freed
John Gallaudet
S. John Launer
Mike Masters
A vengeful wife complicates the picture when Perry Mason defends a hoodwinked building contractor against
charges that he killed the blackmailing land developer responsible for his impending financial ruin.

4.22 [117] Perry Mason: The Case of the Cowardly Lion (1961.04.08)
written by Jonathan Latimer / directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
Fred Beir ..................... Tony Osgood, defendant
Leslie Bradley ................ Dr. Walter Braun, victim
Carol Rossen
Phyllis Coates
Warren Kemmerling
O.Z. Whitehead
Getty Gerson
Paul Birch
Paul Langton
Mack Williams
Bill Quinn
Eddie Quillan
Art Lewis
Ralph Manza
Bert Ramsen
Norman Leavitt
In San Diego, Perry Mason agrees to help a young German woman facing threats from her immigration sponsor,
a man found mauled in the lion's cage of the zoo where she works.

4.23 [118] Perry Mason: The Case of the Torrid Tapestry (1961.04.22)
written by Bob Mitchell / directed by John English
Guest Cast:
Robert H. Harris .............. Claude Demay, defendant
John Holland .................. Leonard Voss
Conrad Nagel
Paula Raymond
Lillian Buyeff
Ray Kellogg
Kenneth MacDonald
Percy Helton
Syd Saylor
John Graham
Lloyd Nelson
Louis Serrano
Claude Dumay is accused of murdering Leonard Voss, the man who framed him for the supposed destruction
of a million dollar art collection five years earlier.

4.24 [119] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE VIOLENT VEST (1961.04.29)
Directed by Lewis Allen
Guest Cast:
Myrna Fahey ................... Grace Halley Frye, defendant
Erik Rhodes ................... Herman Allbright, victim
Hayden Rorke
Sonya Wilde
Joe Cronin
Dorothy Green
Rosemary Elliot
Frank Jenks
Richard Gaines
Barbara Pepper
Bill Erwin
Robert Harrow
Sam Flint
George E. Stone
An advertising man obsessed with a married model on one of his accounts demands a divorce from his wife
in exchange for paying her gambling debts, but he gets murder instead. [ No Hamilton Burger ]

4.25 [120] Perry Mason: The Case of the Misguided Missile (1961.05.06)
written by Sol Stein and Glenn P. Wolfe / directed by John Peyser
Guest Cast:
Robert Rockwell ............... Major Jerry Reynolds, defendant
Simon Oakland ................. Captain Caldwell, victim
Bruce Bennett
Jeanne Bal
Richard Arlen
Med Flory
George Neise
Stephen Roberts
Richard Shannon
Larry Gray
Clark Howat
Alan Dexter
William Schallert
Ronnie Knox
Paul Lees
James Sikking
Air Force Major Jerry Reynolds, facing personal and professional pressures, is accused of murdering
another officer sent out to inspect the missile project under his command.

4.26 [121] Perry Mason: The Case of the Duplicate Daughter (1961.05.20)
written by Samuel Newman / directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
Walter Kinsella ............... Carter Gilman, defendant
Don Dubbins
Anne Helm
Kaye Elhardt
Joyce MacKenzie
Willis Bouchey
Dick Whittinghill
Harlan Warde
Nelson Olmstead
Michael Fox
Perry Mason defends a man accused of murdering a blackmailing P.I. who had evidence that his stepdaughter
was born illegitimate.

4.27 [122] Perry Mason: The Case of the Grumbling Grandfather (1961.05.27)
written by Gillis Jackson / directed by Bernard Kowalski
Guest Cast:
Karl Held ..................... David Gideon, defendant
Fred Coby ..................... Tony Montgomery, victim
Patricia Barry
Gavin MacLeod
Otto Kruger
Frances Rafferty
Phil Arthur
Fifi D'Orsey
Dub Taylor
John Gallaudet
Kenneth MacDonald
Henry Hunter
John Close
Maura McGivney
Lee Miller
Hal Dawson
Perry Mason defends young David Gideon when he's accused of murdering the blackmailing ex-husband of
the older woman he's enamored with.

4.28 [123] Perry Mason: The Case of the Guilty Clients (1961.06.10)
written by Jonathan Latimer / directed by Lewis Allen
Guest Cast:
Charles Bateman ............... Jeff Bronson, defendant
Guy Mitchell .................. Bill Ryder, victim
Lisa Gaye
Faith Domergue
Barbara Stuart
Alan Bunce
William Mims
Ben Wright
Grandon Rhodes
Sydney Smith
Tom Vize
Pitt Herbert
Charles Stroud
Lee Miller
William Coffin
Perry Mason defends the owner of a small aircraft company accused of killing a treacherous test pilot,
but the trial is disrupted when the client's ex-wife confesses to the deed.

################# Perry Mason ################
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