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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################# Perry Mason ################
############## season 8 1964-65 ##############
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CBS Thursday 8:00pm ET (30 episodes)(212-241)

8.01 [212] Perry Mason: The Case of the Missing Button (1964.09.24)
Ed Nelson ..................... Dirk Blake, defendant
Anthony Eisley ................ Vince Rome, victim
Julie Adams
Claire Wilcox
Dee Hartford
Lyse D'Anjou
Otto Kruger
Charles Young
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 (1964.10.01)
Jan Shepard ................... Margaret Foster, defendant
Stewart Moss .................. David Cartwell, victim
Richard Anderson
Lynn Loring
Patrick McVey
Ford Rainey
Arthur Space
Jason Johnson
Melora Conway ?, Frank Marth ?, Booth Colman ?, Carl Prickett?
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 (1964.10.08)
June Lockhart ................. Mona Stanton Harvey, defendant
Sue Ane Langdon ............... Bonnie Dunbar, victim
Stuart Erwin
Sean McClory
Simon Scott
Willis Bouchey
Dan Tobin ?, Nydia Westman ?, Carlos Romero ?, Isabel Randolph ?, Jonathan Hole ?
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 (1964.10.15)
John Napier ................... Bruce Jay, defendant
Richard Hale .................. Abner Gordon, victim
Phyllis Hill
Gigi Perreau
Robert Brown
Hugh Marlowe
Morris Ankrum
Karl Swenson ?, Joan Tompkins ?, J. Edward McKinley ?,
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 Bride (1964.10.22)
Ann Farge ..................... Marie Claudel Dubois, defendant
Michael Forest ................ Pierre Dubois, victim
Jeannette Nolan
Neil Hamilton
John Larkin
Diane Foster
Guy Stockwell
Jacques Aubuchon
Grandon Rhodes
Paul Dubov ?, Joey Wilcox?
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 (1964.10.29)
Anne Whitfield ................ Joanna Monford Scott, defendant
Tom Tully ..................... Harvey Scott, victim
Lisa Gaye
Barbara Bain
Whit Bissell
Henry Brandt
Kenneth MacDonald
Arline Judge ?, Mark Roberts ?, Francis MacDonald ?, Lane Bradford ?, Renata Vanni ?
Synopsis:
A nurse marries her patient while on a Mexican cruise, and returns to LA to face corporate manueverings
by her groom's eccentric uncle that result in her arrest for murder.

8.07 [218] Perry Mason: The Case of the Bullied Bowler (1964.11.05)
Mike Connors .................. Joe Kelly, guest attorney
Robert Harland ................ Bill Jaris, defendant
Milton Seizer ................. Dr. Max Taylor, victim
Charles Gray
Jeff Donnell
Patricia Morrow
Anne Seymour
John Gallaudet
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 the Called Midnight (1964.11.12)
Jim Davis ..................... Captain Joe Farrell, victim
Ivan Triesault ................ Dr. Franz Kleinman, victim
Gerald Mohr
Fred Vincent
Harry Townes
Robert Emhardt
Werner Klemperer
Eddie Firestone?, Susanne Cramer?, Robert Cornthwaithe?, Eva Soreny?,
Peter Mamakos?, Monique Lemaire?, Peter Hellman?
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 Alone ]

8.09 [220] Perry Mason: The Case of the Tragic Trophy (1964.11.19)
Mimsy Farmer .................. Kathy James/a.k.a. Kathy Anders, defendant
Richard Carlson ............... Anthony Fry, victim
John Fiedler
George Brenlin
Paul Stewart
Constance Towers
Kenneth MacDonald
Patricia Huston?, Richard Carlson?, Alvin Childress?, Reed Hadley?, Robert Bice?
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
26Nov64 CBS Thur 8:00pm
Audrey Totter ................. Reba Burgess, defendant
Jeff Corey .................... Carl Bascom, victim
Doug Lambert
Bruce Bennett
Elisha Cook
Ben Johnson
Ted De Corsia
Harry Stanton
Doug Lambert?, Donald Buka?, Roy Barcroft?, Lenore Shanewise?, Ralph Moody?,
Robert C. Gormley?, Nick Nicholson?.
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 (1964.12.03)
Jason Evers ................... Roy Galen, defendant
Marion Moses .................. Sybil Pollard, victim
Lloyd Bochner
John Lasell
Douglas Dumbrille
Charles Irving
Gilbert Green?, Marion Moses?, Charlotte Fletcher?, Alexander Lockwood?, Armand Harrison?,
Emory Parnell?,Harold Gould?, Olan Soule?
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 (1964.12.10)
Phyllis Love .................. Minerva Doubleday, defendant
Hunt Powers ................... George Parsons, victim
Will Kuluva
Walter Burke
Nancy Berg
Murray Matheson
Grandon Rhodes
(No Synopsis)

8.13 [224] Perry Mason: The Case of the Blonde Bonanza (1964.12.17)
Mary Ann Mobley ............... Dianne Adler, defendant
Paul Gilbert .................. Harrison Boring, victim
Michael Constantine
Vaughn Taylor
Bruce Gordon
Jonathan Lippe
John Gallaudet
Ruth Warrick?, Larry Blake?
Synopsis:
Della Street befriends a beautiful young woman whose naivete leads her to accept a too-good-to-be-true
modeling contract, and gets her accused of murdering an extortionist.

8.14 [225] Perry Mason: The Case of the Ruinous Road (1964.12.31)
Allen Case .................... Adam Conrad, defendant
Bert Freed .................... Joe Marshall, victim
Grant Williams
Barton MacLane
Les Tremayne
Meg Wyllie
Willis Bouchey
Joan Blackman?, John Howard?
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 (1965.01.07)
Bonnie Jones .................. Amy Jo Jennings, defendant
Robert H. Harris .............. Harry Bronson, victim
Gary Crosby
Mark Goddard
Richard Garland
Lee Meriwether
S. John Launer
Joyce Meadows?, Leonard Stone?, Gale Robbins?, Sidney Clute?
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 (1965.01.14)
Barry Sullivan ................ Ken Kramer, guest attorney
Kathie Browne ................. Lola Upton, defendant
Bettye Ackerman ............... Maxine Nichols, victim
Richard Eastham
Bert Metcalfe
Robert Strauss
Bettye Ackerman
Joyce Van Patten
S. John Launer
Nina Shipman?, Noel Drayton?
Synopsis:
A lawyer named Cramer 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 (1965.01.21)
Frances Reid .................. Lucille Forrest, defendant
Arthur Malet .................. Ralph Day, victim
Noah Beery
Mort Mills
Lee Philips
Carole Wells
Frank Ferguson
Kenneth MacDonald
Cal Bartlett?
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 Trap (1965.02.04)
Linden Chiles ................. Clyde Darrell, defendant
H.M. Wynant ................... Glen Holman, victim
Jeanne Bal .................... Vera Wynne, victim
Roland Winters
Lester Dorr
Parley Baer
S. John Launer
William Allyn?, Seamon Glass?, Indus Arthur?
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 (1965.02.11)
Wende Wagner .................. Anona Gilbert, defendant
Michael Dante ................. Douglas Kelland, victim
John Van Dreelen
David Opatoshu
Keye Luke
Joyce Jameson
John Hall
Arthur Wong
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 (1965.02.18)
Margaret Bly .................. Better Kaster, defendant
Donald Murphy ................. Dr. Philip Stark, victim
Elizabeth Perry
June Dayton
Roy Roberts
Joan O'Brien
Hal Peary
Grandon Rhodes
(no synopsis available)

8.21 [232] Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fetish (1965.03.04)
Gary Collins .................. Larry Germaine, defendant
Karen Steele .................. Carina Wileen, victim
Fay Wray
Lynn Bari
Richard Devon
Paul Smith
Alan Hewitt
John Gallaudet
Douglas Kennedy?, Erin Leigh?, James Griffith?, William Keene?, Wilda Taylor?, Paul Smith?,
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 (1965.03.11)
Fabrizio Mioni ................ Paulo Porio, defendant
Anthony Caruso ................ Enrico Bacio, victim
Margo
Nico Minardos
Dabbs Greer
Paul Comi
Charles Irving
Rudy Solari?, Linda Marsh?,
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 (1965.03.18)
Jean Hale ..................... Reggie Landfield, defendant
Patrice Wymore ................ Victoria Dawn, victim
Bill Williams
Lee Bergere
Jess Barker
Richard Erdman?, Nan Leslie?
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's killed while she's in the water.
[ Perry in a cast ]

8.24 [235] Perry Mason: The Case of the Careless Kitten (1965.03.25)
Louise Latham
Julie Sommars
Allan Melvin
Lloyd Corrigan
Alan Reed, Jr.?, Hedley Mattingly?, Percy Helton?, Raymond Guth?, Francis De Sales?
Synopsis:
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.
[ Perry in a cast ]

8.25 [236] Perry Mason: The Case of the Deadly Debut (1965.04.01)
Robert Quarry ................. Denny Talbert, defendant
Gregory Morton ................ Steve Radom, victim
Chris Robinson
Joe DeSantis
Joan Huntington
Willis Bouchey
Max Showalter?, Allison Hayes?, Sheila Bromley?, Madge Dean?, Emile Meyer?, Alex Bookston?
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 (1965.04.08)
Peter Breck ................... Pete Warren, defendant
Myrna Fahey ................... Myma Warren, victim
Ruta Lee
Kevin Hagen
Dan Seymour
Jesse White
Kenneth MacDonald
Benny Baker?, John Rayner?, Harry Holcombe?
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 (1965.04.22)
Martin West ................... Herbie Cornwall, defendant
Susan Bay ..................... Millie Cornwall, victim
Steve Ihnat
Don Dubbins
Douglas Dumbrille
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 (1965.04.29)
Lurene Tuttle ................. Josephine Kempton, defendant
Victor Buono
Charlene Holt
Gavin MacLeod
Robert Colbert?, Bartlett Robinson?, Harvey Stephens?, Robert Foulk?, Jim Boles?, Tommy Farrell?, Janos Prohaska?
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 (1965.05.06)
James Shigeta ................. Ward Toyama, defendant
Douglas Henderson ............. Frank Jones/a.k.a. Frank Jensen, victim
Esther Norden
Katherine Squire
Nobu McCarthy
Bobby Troup
Philip Abbott
Peter Whitney
Bill Zuckert
Henry Beckman?, Francine York?
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 (1965.05.13)
Mary Mitchell ................. Minerva Minden/a.k.a. Dorrie Ambler, defendant
Phil Arthur ................... Joe Billings, victim
Allyson Ames .................. Rita Jasper, victim
Ben Cooper
Marge Redmond
Paul Lambert
Charles Martin
Kenneth MacDonald
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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