CTVA US Legal Drama - "Perry Mason" (Paisano/CBS) Season 8 (1964-65) Raymond Burr

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Starring Raymond Burr
Season 8 (CBS) (1964-65)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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CBS Thursday 8:00pm ET (30 episodes)(212-241)

8.01 [212] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE MISSING BUTTON
[verified on film]
24-Sep-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Jonathan Latimer / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Richard D. Donner / Director of Photography: Howard Schwartz, A.S.C.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Musical Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Julie Adams .............. Janice Blake
Ed Nelson ................. Dirk Blake (defendant)
Claire Wilcox ........... Button Blake
Dee Hartford ............. Lois Gray
Anthony Eisley .......... Vince Rome (victim)
Otto Kruger ............... Judge Norris
Alan Baxter ............... Roger Gray
Lysa D'Anjou ............. Naomi Sutherland
Mike Mazurki ............ Cully Barstow
Stanley Adams ........... Pancho Morado
David Macklin ........... Mike Sommers
Charles Irving ............ Judge Blanchard
Ruth Packard .............. Miss Smithers
Garland Thompson ..... Lab Expert
Pitt Herbert ................. Coroner's Physician
Jean MacRae .............. Woman at Motel
Robert Riordan ........... Janice's Lawyer
Joe Dominguez ............ Bartender
Lee Miller ................... Sgt. Brice
Richard Geary ............. Scuba Diver
Synopsis
Perry Mason represents a little girl who will inherit a fortune someday but whose
custody battles have led to murder.

8.02 [213] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE PAPER BULLETS
[verified on film]
01-Oct-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Jonathan Latimer / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Arthur Marks / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Musical Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Richard Anderson ...... Jason Foster
Lynn Loring ................ Susan Foster
Patrick McVey ............ Harry Mardig
Jan Shepard ............... Margaret Foster (defendant)
Melora Conway ......... Alma Rice
Ford Rainey ............... Randolph Cartwell
Arthur Space .............. Edgerton Cartwell
Frank Marth ............... Carl Rohr
Booth Colman ............ Prosecutor
Stewart Moss ............. David Cartwell (victim)
Carl Prickett ............... Rufus Findlay
House Peters, Jr. ......... Lt. Jeffers
Lou Krugman .............. Gambling Boss
Joel Fluellen ............... Bartender
Paul Barselow ............ Coroner's Physician
Jason Johnson ............. Judge
William Tracy ............. Photographer
Ann Ayers ................... Woman Reporter
Robert Rothwell ......... Campaign Worker No.1
John Truax ..................Taxi Driver
Barry Brooks .............. Croupier
Jack Fife ..................... Campaign Worker No.2
Charles Stroud ............ Court Clerk
Synopsis:
The wayward sister of Jason Foster, a senatorial candidate, endangers his chances for election
when her undesirable boyfriend is murdered and Mrs. Foster, her sister-in-law, arrested as his killer.
[No Hamilton Burger]

8.03 [214] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE SCANDALOUS SCULPTOR
[verified on film]
08-Oct-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Philip Saltzman / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jack Arnold / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Musical Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
June Lockhart ............ Mona Stanton Harvey (defendant)
Stuart Erwin .............. Everett Stanton
Sue Ane Langdon ....... Bonnie Dunbar (victim)
Sean McClory ........... Hannibal Harvey
Dan Tobin ................. Dickens
Nydia Westman ......... Ivy Stanton
Simon Scott ............... Rex Ainsley
Carlos Romero .......... Nonno Volente
Isabel Randolph ......... Lottie Porter
Willis Bouchey .......... Judge
Jonathan Hole ............ Whitey
Ellen Atterbury .......... Secretary
Ralph Manza ............. Yard Man
Frances Morris .......... Matron
Don Washbrook ......... Messenger
Don Anderson ............ Bartender
Synopsis:
Hannibal Harvey, an irresponsible sculptor, gets his naive wife accused of murder when he
concocts a bogus blackmail scheme to get $10,000 out of her tight-fisted business partners.

8.04 [215] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE SLEEPY SLAYER
[verified on film]
15-Oct-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Samuel Newman / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: Howard Schwartz, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Phyllis Hill ............... Rachel Gordon
Hugh Marlowe ......... Doctor Lambert
Robert Brown .......... Tracey Walcott
Gigi Perreau ............ Phyllis Clover
John Napier .............. Bruce Jay (defendant)
Karl Swenson .......... Charles Norman
Joan Tompkins .......... Sadie Norman
J. Edward McKinley ...... Harlan Farrell
Richard Hale ............ Abner Gordon (victim)
Morris Ankrum ......... Judge
William Woodson ..... Medical Examiner
Douglas Evans .......... Salesman
Alfred Hopson .......... Clark
John Rayborn ............ Pusher
Gilbert Frye .............. Chef
Synopsis:
A nasty, wealthy invalid is found dead after his niece, desperate to cover up her embezzlement, shoots him
while half asleep, but a young man living in the house is arrested instead and charged with the murder.

8.05 [216] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE BETRAYED WIFE
[verified on film]
22-Oct-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by John Elliotte / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Arthur Marks / Director of Photography: Howard Schwartz, A.S.C
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Musical Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Ann Farge ................. Marie Claudel Dubois (defendant)
Dianne Foster ........... Elaine Meacham
Michael Forest ......... Pierre Dubois (victim)
Jeannette Nolan ........ Nellie
Guy Stockwell .......... Jimmy Meacham
John Larkin ............... Todd Meacham
Jacques Aubuchon .... Roger Brody
Neil Hamilton ........... Victor Billings
Paul Dubov ............... Monsieur Arnaux
Grandon Rhodes ....... Judge
Joey Wilcox .............. Boy
Lee Miller ................ Sgt. Brice
Robert Gormley ........ Officer
Synopsis:
Paul Drake gets Perry Mason involved with a young French woman accused of killing the much
younger husband of an eccentric woman whose family resents his presence.
 
8.06 [217] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE NAUTICAL KNOT
[verified on film]
29-Oct-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Robert Leslie Bellem / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Musical Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Tom Tully .................. Harvey Scott (victim)
Anne Whitfield ......... Joanna Monford Scott (defendant)
Lisa Gaye ................. Pamela Blair
Arline Judge ............ Emmalou Schneider
Henry Brandt ............ Rick Scott
Barbara Bain ............ Elayna Scott
Mark Roberts ........... Ben Scott
Whit Bissell ............. Laurence Barlow
Francis McDonald ....... Peg-Leg Jasper
Lane Bradford ........... Rider on Horseback
Renata Vanni ............. Rosa Martinez
Maurice Wells .......... Captain Vinson
Fern Barry ................ Esther Larson
Glen Vernon .............. Steward
Kenneth MacDonald ...... Judge
Thomas Hasson ......... Bellboy
Willis Robards .......... Banker
Synopsis:
A nurse marries her patient while on a Mexican cruise, and returns to LA to face corporate
manouverings by her groom's eccentric uncle that result in her arrest for murder.

8.07 [218] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE BULLIED BOWLER
[verified on film]
05-Nov-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Samuel Newman / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Musical Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Mike Connors as Joe Kelly (guest attorney)
(Raymond Burr NOT in this episode)
Anne Seymour .......... Bonnie Mae Wilmet (The Duchess)
Milton Selzer ............ Dr. Max Taylor (victim)
Robert Harland ......... Bill Jaris (defendant)
Paul Lukather ............ Alan Jaris
Jeff Donnell .............. Rose Carol
Charles Gray ............ Jack Baker
Patricia Morrow ....... Marla Carol
Maurice Manson ....... Orson Stillman Mayor
Patricia George ......... Linda Terry
John Gallaudet .......... Judge
William Tannen ........ Police Sergeant
Allan Hunt ................ Fourth Boy
Elizabeth Harrower ...... Sadie Noymann
Lonie Blackman ........ Marge
Gilman Rankin .......... Man in Hospital
Synopsis:
While Perry Mason is in Europe, Paul gets his friend Joe Kelly involved in defending the
owner of a small town bowling alley that has been the target of a smear campaign involving
charges of food poisoning.
[NO Perry Mason]

8.08 [219] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF A PLACE CALLED MIDNIGHT
[verified on film]
12-Nov-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Arthur Marks / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Musical Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Gerald Mohr ............. Alan Durfee
Harry Townes ........... Colonel Owens
Robert Emhardt ......... Frank Appleton
Werner Klemperer ..... Hurt
Eddie Firestone ......... Phil Morton
Susanne Cramer ......... Greta Koning
Fred Vincent .............. Frederic Ralston
Robert Cornthwaithe ...... Duval
Jim Davis .................. Captain Joe Farrell (victim)
Ivan Triesault ............ Dr. Franz Kleinman (victim)
Eva Soreny ................ Madame Jurgen
Peter Mamakos .......... Juan Carlos Ramirez
Monique LeMaire ...... Stewardess
Peter Hellmann .......... Max
Jean Bartel ................. Helga
Will J. White .............. M.P. Sgt.
Jan Arvan ................... Swiss Bank Clerk
Werner Reichow ........ Mechanic
Charles Stroud ........... Policeman
Ike Ivarson ................. Swedish Sailor
Ken Willer ................. Juggler
Synopsis:
While working in Europe, Perry gets involved with an American Army officer and his German
girlfriend when the fellow is accused of murdering a superior officer on the trail of a cache of
missing Nazi gold.
[Perry Mason Alone]

8.09 [220] Perry Mason: THE CAE OF THE TRAGIC TROPHY
[verified on film]
19-Nov-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Mann Rubin / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Richard D. Donner / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Richard Carlson ........ Anthony Fry (victim)
Paul Stewart .............. J.J. Pennington
Constance Towers ..... Joanne Pennington
Patricia Huston ......... Lydia Lawrence
John Fiedler ............... Howard Stark
George Brenlin .......... Coley Barns
Mimsy Farmer ........... Kathy Anders /a.k.a. Kathy James (defendant)
Alvin Childress ......... Janitor
Reed Hadley .............. Medical Examiner
Robert Bice ................ Uniformed Man
Walter Methews ......... Second Reporter
Kenneth MacDonald ..... Judge
E.J. Andre .................. Druggist
Alex Bookston ........... First Reporter
Charles McDaniel ..... Third Reporter
Jack Swanson ............ First Cameraman
Russ Whiteman .......... Second Cameraman
Bobby Johnson .......... Red Cap
Synopsis:
Paul Drake asks Perry Mason to defend a young woman accused of murdering the selfish movie
producer she's convinced deliberately sabotaged the career of her cameraman father. .

8.10 [221] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE RECKLESS ROCKHOUND
[verified on film]
26-Nov-1964 CBS Thur 8:00pm
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Robb White / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Audrey Totter ........... Reba Burgess (defendant)
Bruce Bennett ........... Malone
Elisha Cook .............. Reelin' Peet
Ben Johnson .............. Kelly
Doug Lambert ........... Kinder
Jeff Corey ................. Carl Bascom (victim)
Donald Buka ............. Clerk
Ted De Corsia ........... Polek
Roy Barcroft ............. Murphy
Lenore Shanewise ..... Mrs. Munger
Ralph Moody ............ Jenkins
Robert C. Gormley .... Guard
Nick Nicholson ......... Police Sergeant
Harry Stanton ............ Judge
Synopsis:
A determined widow struggles to retain control of her husband's mining company, but his slippery
partner returns and demands she sell her legendary raw diamonds, held in a shoebox in a safety
deposit box, and give him his half immediately. [No Hamilton Burger]

8.11 [222] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE LATENT LOVER
[verified on film]
03-Dec-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Samuel Newman / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bochner .......... Eric Pollard
Jason Evers ............... Roy Galen (defendant)
John Lasell ................ Dean Franklin
Gilbert Green ............ Harlan Talbot
Marion Moses ........... Sibyll Pollard (victim)
Charlotte Fletcher ..... Aimee Wynne
Douglas Dumbrille .... Judge Robert Adler
Alexander Lockwood ...... Autopsy Surgeon
Armand Harrison ....... Nat Rudick
Emory Parnell ............ Leo Mann
John Matthews ........... Dr. Richard Jenkins
Charles Irving ............ Judge No.2
Harold Gould ............. Lawrence West
Olan Soule ................. Court Clerk
Henry Travis .............. 1st Spectator
Richard Reeves .......... Taxi Cab Driver
Robert J. Stevenson ...... Police Officer
Patricia Joyce ............. 2nd Spectator
Synopsis:
Perry Mason defends a probation officer caught in a web created by an investment counselor
who's pathologically jealous of his wife, the victim of murder after she's framed for embezzlement.

8.12 [223] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE WOODEN NICKELS
[verified on film]
10-Dec-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Jonathan Latimer / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Arthur Marks / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Will Kuluva ............... Home Doubleday
Phyllis Love .............. Minerva Doubleday (defendant)
Nancy Berg ............... Vivian Norman
Murray Matheson ...... Howard Hopkins
Walter Burke ............. Panhandler (Kelso)
Berry Kroeger ........... Rexford Wyler
Hunt Powers .............. George Parsons (victim)
Grandon Rhodes ........ Judge
Penny O'Donnell ........ Cigarette Girl
Vera Marshe .............. Woman Apartment Manager
Sherwood Keith ........ Museum Curator
Thomas Freebairn-Smith ...... Hotel Desk Clerk
Karen Norris ............. Matron
Lee Miller ................. Sgt. Brice
Synopsis:
Paul Drake gets more than he bargained for when he agrees to act as a courier in the
sale of a rare Confederate Coin. Murder, as usual soon rears its ugly head.

8.13 [224] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE BLONDE BONANZA
[verified on film]
17-Dec-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Teleplay by Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Arthur Marks / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Mary Ann Mobley ..... Dianne Adler (defendant)
Michael Constantine ...... Dillard
Bruce Gordon ........... Mr. Winlock
Vaughn Taylor ........... Montrose Foster
Paul Gilbert .............. Harrison Boring (victim)
Ruth Warrick ............. Mrs. Winlock
Jonathan Lippe .......... Marvin Palmer
John Gallaudet .......... Judge
Larry Blake ............... Plainclothesman
Jack Pepper ............... Waiter
Len Hendry ................ Police Officer
Jim Henaghan ............ Delivery Boy
Synopsis:
Della Street's Country cousin, seeking a career in Hollywood as a model, fails to read the small print
when she signs a contract that calls for her to gain weight. She also ends up charged with murdering
an extortionist.

8.14 [225] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE RUINOUS ROAD
[verified on film]
31-Dec-1964 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Robert & Esther Mitchell / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Grant Williams ........ Quincy Davis
Barton MacLane ....... Archer Osmond
Joan Blackman ......... Hilary Gray
Allen Case ............... Adam Conrad (defendant)
John Howard ........... Harley Leonard
Meg Wyllie .............. Marguerite Keith
Les Tremayne ........... Ed Pierce
Bert Freed ................ Joe Marshall (victim)
Willis Bouchey ........ Judge
Frankie Darro .......... Messenger
Patricia Joyce .......... Secretary
Synopsis:
An old client who stands to lose her historical home asks Perry to defend a
young engineer accused of murdering one of his colleagues.

8.15 [226] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE FRUSTRATED FOLK SINGER
[verified on film]
07-Jan-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by John Elliotte / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Arthur Marks / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Gary Crosby .............. Gary Crosby
Bonnie Jones ............. Amy Jo Jennings (defendant)
Mark Goddard ........... Lester Crawford
Robert H. Harris ....... Harry Bronson (victim)
Richard Garland ........ Lionel Albright
Joyce Meadows ......... Audrey Stemple
John Considine .......... Chris Thompson
Leonard Stone ........... Al Siebring
Gale Robbins ............ Evelyn Bronson
Lee Meriwether ........ Natalie Graham
Sidney Clute ............. Taxi Driver
Eddie Hanley ............ Photographer
BeBe Kelly ............... Starlet No. 1
Linda Burton ............. Starlet No. 2
Synopsis:
Perry Mason defends an unworldly southern heiress when the movie producer who
duped her out of $50,000 with a phony movie role is murdered.

8.16 [227] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE THERMAL THIEF
[verified on film]
14-Jan-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Robert C. Dennis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jack Arnold / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Special Guest Star:
Barry Sullivan as Ken Kramer (guest attorney)
[Raymond Burr NOT in this episode]
Guest Cast:
Bettye Ackerman ........ Amy Reid
Burt Metcalfe ............. Jeff Mills
Kathie Browne ........... Lona Upton (defendant)
Robert Strauss ............ Pete Kamboly
Richard Eastham ......... Roland Canfield
Nina Shipman ............. Maxine Nichols
Joyce Van Patten ......... Fay Gilmer
Noel Drayton .............. Mr. Costelni
Dick Whittinghill ........ Barman
Irene Martin ................ First Girl
Mimi Dillard .............. Second Girl
Mark Tapscott ............ First Officer
John Hart .................... Dion
Don Lynch .................. Third Officer
Harlan Warde ............. Desk Sergeant
Joan Sudlow ............... Stella (Maid)
Lee Miller .................. Sgt. Brice
Synopsis:
A lawyer named Ken Kramer defends a young woman accused of murdering an ex-convict
who had stolen her sister's emerald necklace. [No Perry, cameos by Paul and Della]

8.17 [228] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE GOLDEN VENOM
[verified on film]
21-Jan-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Teleplay by Jackson Gillis / Story byAlbert V. Vail / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Lee Philips ............... Kevin Lawrence
Noah Beery .............. Tony Claus
Frances Reid ............ Lucille Forrest (defendant)
Carole Wells ............ Mirna Lawrence
Frank Ferguson ......... Walter Coffee
Mort Mills ................ Sgt. Ben Landro
Arthur Malet ............. Ralph Day (victim)
Cal Bartlett ............... Joe Sullivan
Kenneth MacDonald ...... Judge
Richard Reinauer ...... Doctor
Synopsis:
An embittered widow returns to her husband's hometown and risks losing her inheritance
when she pushes to reopen the investigation of her son's death two years earlier.

8.18 [229] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE TELLTALE TAP
[verified on film]
04-Feb-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Samuel Newman / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Arthur Marks / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Linden Chiles ............ Clyde Darrell (defendant)
Roland Winters ......... Archer Bryant
Jeanne Bal ................. Vera Wynne (victim)
H.M. Wynant ............. Glen Holman (victim)
Indus Arthur .............. Nancy Bryant
Parley Baer ............... Ian Jarvis
William Allyn ............ Elliot Forrest
S. John Launer ........... Judge
Lester Dorr ................ Bartender
Seamon Glass ............Karl Lewis
Synopsis:
Perry Mason defends the comptroller of a company accused of murdering the executive
secretary who had been scheming to have him promoted to company president.

8.19 [230] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE FEATHER CLOAK
[verified on film]
11-Feb-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Jonathan Latimer / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Jon Hall .................... Lt. Kia
David Opatoshu ........ Gustave Heller
John Van Dreelen ...... Jarvis Logan
Michael Dante .......... Douglas Kelland (victim)
Wende Wagner .......... Anona Gilbert (defendant)
James Frawley .......... District Attorney Alvarez
Miriam Goldina ........ Auntie Hilo
Joyce Jameson .......... Dolly Jameson
Keye Luke ................. Choy
Tony Scott ................. Jon Kakai
Tom Palmer ............... Attorney Roberts
Arthur Wong .............. Judge Kee
Bob Okazaki ............. Pet Shop Owner
Thomas Carlisle ........ First Man Surfer
Steven Blair ............... Second Man Surfer
Diane Swanson .......... First Girl
Gunilla Hutton ........... Second Girl
Synopsis:
While on a business trip to Hawaii, Perry and Paul become involved in the murder of a mercenary beach bum
who had been courting a Hawaiian girl due to inherit Kamehameha Point, a property sought after by several people.

8.20 [231] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE LOVER'S GAMBLE
[verified on film]
18-Feb-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Harry Harris / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Elizabeth Perry ......... Estelle Mabury
Hal Peary .................. Freddy Fell
Margaret Bly ............. Betty Kaster (defendant)
Donald Murphy ......... Dr. Philip Stark (victim)
Joan O'Brien ............. Jill Fenwick
Roy Roberts .............. Henry Thomas
June Dayton ............... Frances Stark
Linda Leighton .......... Sarah Thomas
Grandon Rhodes ....... Judge
Hal Baylor ................ First Truck Driver
Minerva Urecal ......... Martha Glenhorn
Barbara Perry ............ Beauty Operator
Richard Reeves ......... Second Truck Driver
Orville Sherman ........ Mr. Link
Robert Hernandez ...... Newsboy
John Cliff ................... Bus Driver
Synopsis:
A live-in caregiver suspects that her employer is planning to kill his wife for a
large inheritance, but when he's found dead, she's the lead suspect.

8.21 [232] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE FATAL FETISH
[verified on film]
04-Mar-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Samuel Newman / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Fay Wray .................. Mignon Germaine
Karen Steele ............. Carina Wileen (victim)
Alan Hewitt .............. Curt Ordway
Gary Collins ............. Larry Germaine (defendant)
Lynn Bari .................. Ruth Duncan
Douglas Kennedy ...... Brady Duncan
Erin Leigh ................. Agnes Fanchon
Richard Devon ......... Neil Howard
James Griffith ........... Jack Randall
John Gallaudet .......... Judge Penner
William Keene .......... Mr. Kenneth
Robert Chadwick ...... Policeman
Douglas Evans .......... Magistrate
Breena Howard ........ Nurse
Wilda Taylor ............ Choreographer & Dancer
Johnny Francis .......... Master of Cremonies
Synopsis:
A young assistant D.A. is accused of soliciting a bribe, then his mother, an exotic dancer featuring
voodoo in her act, is arrested for the murder of the woman testifying against him. [Perry in a cast ]

8.22 [233] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE SAD SICILIAN
[verified on film]
11-Mar-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Milton Krims / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Margo ....................... Serafina
Nico Minardos .......... Giangiacomo
Anthony Caruso ......... Enrico Bacio (victim)
Fabrizio Mioni .......... Paulo Porro (defendant)
Rudy Solari ............... Massimo Bacio
Linda Marsh .............. Elizabeth Bacio
Dabbs Greer ............. Dodson
Paul Comi ................. Father Reggiani
Charles Irving ........... Judge
Dort Clerk ................. Desk Sergeant
Alexander Lockwood ..... Coroner
Charles La Torre ....... Uncle Fiastri
Tommy Cook ............. Joe (Bellboy)
Jack La Rue ............... Cafe Proprietor
Patricia Joyce ............ Woman Cistomer
Synopsis:
A young man newly arrived from Sicily is accused of killing an old Sicilian gentleman who had planned
on selling up his prosperous Amercian business and returning to Sicily, despite his family's objections.
[Perry in a cast]

8.23 [234] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE MURDEROUS MERMAID
[verified on film]
18-Mar-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Mann Rubin / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Robert Sparr / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Patrice Wymore ........ Victoria Dawn (victim)
Bill Williams ............ Charles Shaw
Jean Hale .................. Reggie Lansfield (defendant)
Jess Barker ............... Doug Hamilton
Richard Erdman ........ Ben Lucas
Lee Bergere .............. Dr. George Devlin
Nan Leslie ................ Lillian Keely
Ron Kennedy ............ Male Nurse
Richard St. John ....... Patron
Jack Carol ................ First Reporter
John Ward ................ Second Reporter
Maurice Wells .......... First Man
Barry Brooks ............ Second Man
Synopsis:
A young woman passes an unusual audition and is hired to impersonate an aging Olympic champion
in swimming the Catalina channel, but she faces murder charges when the star is killed while she's
in the water. [Perry in a cast]

8.24 [235] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE CARELESS KITTEN
[verified on film]
25-Mar-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Teleplay by Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Vincent McEveety / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Louise Latham ......... Matilda Shore
Lloyd Corrigan ........ Gerald Shore
Allan Melvin ........... Thomas Link
Julie Sommars ......... Helen Kendall
Alan Reed, Jr. .......... Frank Templar
Hedley Mattingly ..... Cosmo
Percy Helton ............ Hotel Desk Clerk
Raymond Guth ......... Veterinarian
Francis De Sales ..... Doctor
Lee Miller ............... Sgt. Brice
Synopsis 1:
A young woman gets a mysterious phone call from her uncle, who has been missing for ten years,
but whose return is not greeted with much enthusiasm by either his wife or his brother.
Synopsis 2:
A wandering siamese kitten gives Perry Mason a vital clue in the murder of a blackmailer
and the discovery of a long-hidden murder. [Perry in a cast]

8.25 [236] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE DEADLY DEBT
[verified on film]
01-Apr-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Robert C. Dennis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Chris Robinson ......... Carl Talbert
Joe DeSantis ............. Louie Parker
Gregory Morton ........ Steve Radom (mobster)(victim)
Joan Huntington ........ Kitty Delaney
Max Showalter ......... Charles Judd
Robert Quarry ........... Danny Talbert (detective)(defendant)
Allison Hayes ........... Stella Radom
Sheila Bromley ......... Mrs. Talbert
Willis Bouchey ......... Judge
Madgel Dean ............ Mrs. Johnson
Emile Meyer ............. Ed Talbert
Alex Bookston .......... Station Master
Lee Miller ................ Sgt. Brice
Johnny Silver ........... Eddie (Waiter in Night Club)
Jimmy Cross ............ Waiter in Hotel
Synopsis:
An undercover cop is accused of murdering one of the gangsters he's investigating,
and who has threatened to expose some of the cop's family secrets.

8.26 [237] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE GAMBLING LADY
[verified on film]
08-Apr-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Jonathan Latimer / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Richard D. Donner / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Peter Breck ............... Peter Warren (defendant)
Jesse White ............... Tony Cerro
Ruta Lee .................... Irene Prentice
Myrna Fahey ............. Myrna Warren (victim)
Benny Baker ............. Jerome Bentley
Kevin Hagen ............. Jacob Leonard
John Rayner .............. Ned Beaumont
Dan Seymour ............ Croupier
Harry Holcombe ....... Mr. Big
Kenneth MacDonald ...... Judge
Willis L. Robards ..... Business Man
Pitt Herbert ............... Coroner's Physician
Bebe Kelly ................ Cocktail Waitress
Pepper Curtis ............ Secretary
Adair Jameson .......... Teller
Synopsis:
A compulsive lady gambler angers the Las Vegas establishment and implicates her husband's novelty
company when she's caught using counterfeit chips, leading to her murder back home in LA. [RF]

8.27 [238] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE DUPLICATE CASE
[verified on film]
22-Apr-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Philip Saltzman / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by James Goldstone / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Martin West .............. Herbie Cornwall (defendant)
Don Dubbins ............. Burt Blair
Susan Bay ................. Millie Cornwall (victim)
Steve Ihnat ................ Charlie Parks
David Lewis ............. A. K. Dudley
Herbert Voland ......... Ernest Hill
Audrey Larkin .......... Miss Dahlbet
Dave Willock ........... Bartender
Douglass Dumbrille ..... Judge
Irene Anders ............. Elevator Operator
Robert Nelson .......... Detective
Don Lynch ................ Policeman
Gil Frye ................... First Technician
Larry Barton ............ Second Technician
Synopsis:
A man is accused of murdering his unfaithful, spiteful wife after discovering she 
had embezzled several thousand dollars from the company she worked for.

8.28 [239] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE GRINNING GORILLA
[verified on film]
29-Apr-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Teleplay by Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Victor Buono ............ Nathon Falon
Charlene Holt ........... Helen Cadmus
Robert Colbert .......... F. A. Snell
Lurene Tuttle ............. Josephine Kempton (defendant)
Gavin MacLeod ........ Mortimer Hershey
Bartlett Robinson ...... Sydney Hardwick
Harvey Stephens ....... Benjamin Addicks
Robert Foulk ............ Sergeant Deputy
Jim Boles .................. Estate Guard
Tommy Farrell .......... Jeferson
Janos Prohaska ......... Gorilla
True Boardman ......... Morgue Attendant
Ted Stanhope ............ Waiter
Charles Stroud .......... Animal Regulations Man
Synopsis:
Della Street hounds Perry Mason into looking into the mysterious death of a young woman
whose diary she bought at an auction, and he finds a housekeeper accused of murdering an
eccentric amateur anthropologist.

8.29 [240] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE WRONGFUL WRIT
[verified on film]
06-May-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Written by Samuel Newman / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Richard Kinon / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
James Shigeta ............ Ward Toyama (defendant)
Philip Abbott ............. Harry Grant
Peter Whitney ............ Capt. Otto Varnum
Bobby Troup .............. Smitty
Katherine Squire ........ Esther Norden
Douglas Henderson .... Frank Jones/a.k.a. Frank Jensen (victim)
Henry Beckman .......... Albert King
Nobu McCarthy .......... Sally Choshi
Francine York ............. Ursula Quigley
Bill Zuckert ................ Judge Simpson
Douglas Evans ........... Judge
Synopsis:
Perry Mason raises a question of jurisdiction when a fellow attorney, Ward Toyama, is accused
of murdering a man who had posed as a government agent and persuaded him to risk his family
exporting business by shipping contraband material to the Far East.

8.30 [241] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE MISCHIEVOUS DOLL
[verified on film]
13-May-1965 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producers: Arthur Marks & Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis
Teleplay by Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Music Composed & Conducted by Richard Shores / Music Supervision by: Herschel Burke Gilbert
Guest Cast:
Ben Cooper .............. Jasper
Mary Mitchell .......... Minerva Minden/a.k.a. Dorrie Ambler (defendant)
Allyson Ames .......... Rita Jasper (victim)
Marge Redmond ...... Henrietta Hull
Paul Lambert ........... Del Compton
Phil Arthur ............... Joe Billings (victim)
Kenneth MacDonald ..... Second Judge
Charles Martin .......... Judge
Stanley Clements ...... Second Taxi Driver
Byron Foulger .......... Airport Clerk
William Boyett ......... Police Sergeant
Lee Miller ................ Sgt. Brice
Holly Harris ............ Woman Bystander
Alan Fordney ........... Man Bystander
Philip Harron ........... First Taxi Driver
Jack Fife .................. Man at Airport
Ann Staunton ........... Woman at Airport
Synopsis:
A scatterbrained young woman bursts into Perry Mason's office and tells him a wild tale of being
hired to impersonate heiress Minerva Minden, and she's later killed apparently by a kidnapper.

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