CTVA US Legal Drama - "Perry Mason" (Paisano/CBS) Season 9 (1965-66) Raymond Burr

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Starring Raymond Burr
Season 9 (CBS) (1965-66)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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################# Perry Mason ################
############## season 9 1965-66 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
CBS Sunday 9:00pm ET (30 episodes)(242-271)

9.01 [242] Perry Mason: The Case of the Laughing Lady (1965.09.12)
Written by ?
Directed by ?
Guest Cast:
Jean Hale ..................... Carla Chaney, defendant
John Abbott
John Dall
Constance Towers
Bernard Fox
John Gallaudet
Perry feels compelled to help a young lady given to violent outbursts who's been accused of murdering her
boyfriend and who claims the real killer is a laughing lady she's only seen on television.

9.02 [243] Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fortune (1965.09.19)
Written by William Bast
Directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
Julie Adams ................... Patricia L. Kean Armsread, defendant
Jesse White ................... Max Armstead, victim
Ford Rainey
Lee Philips
Dean Harens
James Lanphier
Nan Martin
Grandon Rhodes
Nora Marlowe
Alex Bookston
Belle Mitchell
Synopsis:
Perry defends a woman accused of murdering her considerably older husband, a man she married out of gratitude
for all the business opportunities he gave her, just as a medium predicted.

9.03 [244] Perry Mason: The Case of the Candy Queen (1965.09.26)
Teleplay by Orville H. Hampton and Robb White [ Based on "The Case of the Silent Partner" ]
Directed by Jesse Hibbs
Guest Cast:
Nancy Gates ................... Claire Armstrong, defendant
John Archer ................... Harry Arnold, victim
Patricia Smith
John Napier
Robert Rockwell
H.M. Wynant
Kenneth MacDonald
Synopsis:
Claire Armstrong finds herself arrested for murder when a gambler is killed who was trying to extort money
from her in exchange for Claire's closely-guarded secret formula for low calorie candy.

9.04 [245] Perry Mason: The Case of the Cheating Chancellor (1965.10.03)
Written by Lawrence Louis Goldman
Directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
James Noah .................... Van Fowler, defendant
Barry Atwater ................. Dr. Stuart Logan, victim
Louise Latham
Peter Helm
Peter Hobbs
Jay Barney
Lee Meriwether
Adrianne Ellis
Linda Leighton
Michael Walker
Stacy Keach, Sr.
Joseph Mell
Phil Chambers
Synopsis:
At his alma mater, Perry defends Van Fowler, a teacher accused of murdering the temporary chancellor who had
angered several students by accusing them of cheating and who had stolen Fowler's doctoral research. [ No Burger or Tragg ]

9.05 [246] Perry Mason: The Case of the Impetuous Imp (1965.10.10)
Written by William Bast [based on Gardiner's "The Case of the Negligent Nymph"]
Directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
Bonnie Jones .................. Diana Carter, defendant
Richard Webb .................. Addison Powell, victim
Hanna Landy
Stuart Erwin
Jeff Cooper
Don Dubbins
Frank Marth
Byron Morrow
Ed Prentiss
James McCallion
Synopsis:
Perry rescues a pretty girl fleeing from a beach house, pursued by dogs and carrying
a bottle with a message in it, and later has to defend her against murder charges.

9.06 [247] Perry Mason: The Case of the Carefree Coronary (1965.10.17)
written by Orville H. Hampton / directed by Jesse Hibbs
Hal Baylor .................... Jack B. David, victim
Benny Baker
Bruce Bennett
Tracy Morgan
Robert Emhardt
Whit Bissell
Lawrence Montaigne
Warren Vanders
David Lewis?, Joseph Sirola?, Shirley Mitchell?, Dan Seymour?, Alexander Lockwood?, William Woodson?
Synopsis:
Perry Mason argues before a coroner's inquest when he defends an insurance company that has been the target
of several non-fatal coronary disability claims.

9.07 [248] Perry Mason: The Case of the Hasty Honeymooner (1965.10.24)
teleplay by Ernest Frankel & Orville H. Hampton and John Elliotte / story by John Elliotte
directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
Noah Beery .................... Luke Tolliver, defendant
Cathy Downs ................... Millicent Barton Tolliver, victim
Strother Martin
Hugh Marlowe
K.T. Stevens
Richard Evans
Robert Colbert
William Keene
Mark Tapscott
Al Checco
Thom Carney
Lee Miller
Mason ends up defending a shady character accused of murdering the wealthy widow he courted and married
through a computer dating service. [ No Burger or Tragg ]

9.08 [249] Perry Mason: The Case of the Twelfth Wildcat (1965.10.31)
Mona Freeman .................. Ellen Payne, defendant
John Conte .................... Judgson Warner, victim
Bill Williams
Regis Toomey
Karl Swenson
Robert Quarry
Roy Roberts
Willis Bouchey
Mel Profit
Clark Howat
Howard Wright
Lee Miller
Sue England
Tommy Farrell
Ivy Bethune
George Cisar
Patrick Riley
Linden Crow
Paul Power
Roman Gabriel ................. cameo, Los Angeles Rams football player
Joe Scibelli .................. cameo, Los Angeles Rams football player
Don Chuy ...................... cameo, Los Angeles Rams football player
Marlin McKeever ............... cameo, Los Angeles Rams football player
Bill Munson ................... cameo, Los Angeles Rams football player
Cliff Livington ............... cameo, Los Angeles Rams football player
Perry Mason boards a train carrying a minor league football team to defend one of the owner's, who's been
accused of murdering her husband.

9.09 [250] Perry Mason: The Case of the Wrathful Wraith (1965.11.07)
Marion Moses .................. Louise Selff, defendant
John Hart ..................... Jameson Selff, victim
Gene Lyons
Jeanne Bal
Winifred Coffin
Robert Easton (or Eastham?)
Lee Farr
Douglas Dick
Walter Brooke (or Burke?)
Frank Biro
Henry Hunter
Lester Dorr
Geraldine Wall
Byron Morrow
Don Dillaway
George Conrad
Jack Carol
Cecil Elliott
Mari Lynn
Perry Mason has to battle the supernatural as he tries to prevent his client, whom he's just gotten off of
charges that she murdered her cruel husband, from investing her money in a speculative venture at the insistence
of her dead spouse, speaking through the offices of a pushy medium.

9.10 [251] Perry Mason: The Case of the Runaway Racer (1965.11.14)
written by Sy Salkowitz / directed by Jesse Hibbs
Guest Cast:
Henry Brandt .................. Pete Griston, defendant
Anthony Caruso ................ Harvey Rettig, victim
Michael Constantine
Jan Shepard
Richard Eastham
Gavin MacLeod
Robert H. Harris
Seamon Glass
Paul Winfield
Jimmy Cross
Michael Harris
Lawrence Green
The man responsible for building a revolutionary race car bitterly realizes his financial partner has been
abotaging him shortly before the man is found dead.

9.11 [252] Perry Mason: The Case of the Silent Six (1965.11.21)
written by William Bast / directed by Jesse Hibbs
Guest Cast:
Skip Homeier .................. Sergeant Dave Wolfe, defendant
Dale Van Sickle ............... Joe Oliver, victim
David Macklin
Dianne Foster
Hampton Fancher
Virginia Gregg
Peter Baron
Chris Noel
Cyril Delavanti
Walter Mathews
Tyler MacDuff
Kenneth MacDonald
Lee Miller
John (or Josh) Heath
Perry Mason defends a cop accused of murdering a man who had beaten up his sister, but he must first break the
silence of six neighbors who heard her screams and did nothing.

9.12 [253] Perry Mason: The Case of the Fugitive Fraulein (1965.11.28)
written by Jonathan Latimer / directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
Jeannette Nolan ............... Emma Ritter, defendant
Ronald Long ................... Frank Hoffer, victim
Susanne Cramer
Wolfe Barzell
Gregory Martin (or Morton)
Kevin Hagen
Eileen Baral
Barbara Morrison
Maria Schroeder
Horst Ebersberg
Lilyn Chauvin
Shony Alex Braun
Peter Hellman
Charles Hradilac
George Perine
Hans Heyde
Perry Mason agrees to go to Germany to negotiate the release of a six-year-old girl to her grandparents in
Los Angeles, and runs into Communist intrigue and murder. [ No Hamilton Burger ]

9.13 [254] Perry Mason: The Case of the Baffling Bug (1965.12.12)
written by Orville H. Hampton / directed by Vincent McEveety
Guest Cast:
Grant Williams ................ Dr. Todd Meade, defendant
Byron O'Byrne ................. Borance Lehigh, victim
Gilbert Green
Dee Hartford
Ben Cooper
Alizia Gut (or Gur)
S. John Launer
Teru Shimada?, Mary Treen?
Perry Mason helps Paul Drake defend his professional reputation when an industrial spy steals a
valuable desalinization process.

9.14 [255] Perry Mason: The Case of the Golden Girls (1965.12.19)
written by Orville H. Hampton and Ernest Frankel / directed by Jesse Hibbs
[ based on Gardiner's "The Case of the Vagabond Virgin" ]
Guest Cast:
Philip Bourneuf ............... Victor Montalvo, defendant
George Neise .................. Stacey Garnett, victim
Angela Dorian
Jean Engstrom
John Gallaudet
Paula Stewart?, Mark Roberts?, Bruce Clover?, Lee Fredericks?, Charles Stroud?, Annazette?, Nancy Czar?
Synopsis:
A young lady in a white bikini leads the battling partners of a struggling men's magazine and club operation
into a morass of blackmail and murder.

9.15 [256] Perry Mason: The Case of the Bogus Buccaneer (1966.01.09)
Steve Harris .................. Tony Polk, defendant
Kathleen Crowley .............. Grace Elders Knapp, victim
Rhodes Reason
Mary Mitchell
Patricia Cutts
Med Wyllie
John Milford
Richard Jaeckel
Michael Fox
Willis Bouchey
Lee Miller
Len Hendry
Jack Swanson
Linda Lee
John Strong
John Underhill
Hugh Warren
Patricia Joyce
Leonard Stone?
Perry Mason defends a young ex-con with a pregnant wife when he's accused of murdering a woman while
delivering a blackmail payment under the cover of a popular television promotion.

9.16 [257] Perry Mason: The Case of the Midnight Howler (1966.01.16)
written by Robert E. Kent / directed by Jesse Hibbs
Guest Cast:
Myrna Fahey ................... Holly Andrewsm, defendant
Dan Travanty
Alan Baxter
Ian Wolfe
Lee Patterson
Grandon Rhodes
Cathleen Cordell?, Pitt Herbert?, Marc Desmond?
Synopsis:
Ruthless radio station owner Kevin Steele is murdered while talking to one of his disk jockeys on the air,
and Perry Mason defends his ex-wife, seen running from the scene moments later, and who had faced the loss
of her son to his manipulative father.

9.17 [258] Perry Mason: The Case of the Vanishing Victim (1966.01.23)
[ based on Gardiner's "The Case of the Fugitive Nurse"]
Guest Cast:
Jeanne Cooper ................. Miriam Fielding, defendant
John Goddard .................. Al Dolby, victim
Richard Erdman
Russell Arms
Lisa Gaye
George Wallace
S. John Launer
Carol Brewster
John Mathers (or Mathews)
Glen Vernon
Tom Vize
Carl Pickett
Lee Miller
Perry Mason's client is accused of doping her husband's liquor flask before he sets off on a solo flight
to Denver, and crashes along the way.

9.18 [259] Perry Mason: The Case of the Golfer's Gambit (1966.01.30)
teleplay by Orville H. Hampton / story by John Elliotte / directed by Jesse Hibbs
Guest Cast:
Alan Reed, Jr. ................ Jim Hartell, defendant
Dennis Patrick ................ Chick Farley, victim
Carl Reindel
Nancy Kovack
Harry Townes
Bartlett Robinson
Gertrude Flynn
Byron Morrow
Phyllis Hill?, Don Dubbins?, Regina Gleason?, Bill Brundige?, Ted Stanhope?
Synopsis:
Perry Mason comes to the aid of a young assistant golf pro who has been accused of killing his boss,
a cynical hustler who was involved in cheating, blackmail and adultery.

9.19 [260] Perry Mason: The Case of the Sausalito Sunrise (1966.02.13)
[ based on Gardiner's "The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink" ]
Guest Cast:
Donald Murphy ................. Francis Clune, defendant
Francinc York ................. Bobbi Dane, defendant
Peter Mamakos ................. Olaf Deering, victim
Mark Tapscott
Allen Melvin
Elizabeth Fraser
Peter Mamakos
Richard Angarola
Paul Genge
Steve Conte
BeBe Kelly
Kenneth MacDonald
William Erwin
Stanley Clements
Linda Burton
Paul Cirillo
Lee Miller
Paul Drake's investigation into a series of truck hijackings ties into Perry Mason's defense of
an art gallery owner of murder and fencing stolen paintings.

9.20 [261] Perry Mason: The Case of the Scarlet Scandal (1966.02.20)
written by Kenneth M. Rosen / directed by Jerry Hopper
Guest Cast:
Luana Patten .................. Cynthia Perkins, defendant
Mala Powers ................... Elaine Bayler, victim
Will Hutchins
Gene Evans
Lloyd Gough
Richard Devon
Clint Sundberg
Dee Pollack (or Gene Pollack?)
Connie Gilchrist
Pat McCaffrie
William Keene
Blair Davies?, Walter Stocker?, Carl Prickett?,Jack Swanson?
Synopsis:
Perry Mason defies Richard Bayler, an arrogant client, and takes on the defense of Cynthia Perkins, accused of
murdering the Mrs. Bayler, who had been supporting a composer and facing a blackmailer's threats. [ No Burger or Drumm ]

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9.21 [262] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE TWICE-TOLD TWIST (1966.02.27)
Kevin O'Neal .................. Lennie Beale, defendant
Lisa Seagram .................. Robin Spring, victim
Scott Graham .................. Bill Sikes, victim
Victor Buono
Lisa Pera
Byron Morrow
Nicolas Surovy?, Marc Rambeau?, Keg Johnson?, Judson Pratt?, Beverly Hills?, Harry Holcombe?, Helen Kleeb?
Synopsis:
Perry feels sorry for young man caught stripping his car, and tries to help him escape the influence of a
Fagin-like crook running a gang of juveniles. [ only episode filmed in color ]

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9.22 [263] Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Angel (1966.03.13)
Martin Horsey ................. Sandy Chester, defendant
Richard Carlson ............... Clete Hawley, victim
Sue Ane Langdon
Paul Stewart
Sue Ane Langdon
Lurene Tuttle
Douglas Evans
Perry Maosn is asked by a wealthy man to anonymously help further the career of a young man performing at a
small folk club, and ends up defending against murder charges when his high-powered, obnoxious agent is killed.

9.23 [264] Perry Mason: The Case of the Tsarina's Tiara (1966.03.20)
Kendall Clark ................. Gerard Van Ness, defendant
Fred Krone .................... Nils Dorow, victim
Leonid Kinskey
Virginia Field
Wesley Addy
Carlos Romero
Barbara Perry
Vivienne Segal
Kenneth MacDonald
Phillip Terry?, Janet DeGore?, Willis Robards?
Perry Mason defends a a gem expert charged with murdering a well known jewel thief, who had apparently helped
someone create a phony tiara using real stolen gems.

9.24 [265] Perry Mason: The Case of the Fanciful Frail (1966.03.27)
written by Orville H. Hampton and Ernest Frankel / directed by Jesse Hibbs
[ based on Gardiner's "The Case of the Footloose Doll" ]
Guest Cast:
Pippa Scott ................... Ethel Andrews, defendant
Hunt Powers ................... Bruce Strickland, victim
Barry Kelley
Arch Johnson
Coleen Gray
Joan Huntington
John Raymet (or Rayner?)
Abbigail Shelton
S. John Launer
Lee Miller
Henry Hunter
Vera Marshe
Roy Engel
Mildred Harrison
Ray Montgomery
Seamon Glass
Phil Arthur
Marshall Kent
Timothy Blake
Perry Mason defends Ethel Andrews, who tells a confusing story of switching cars and identities with Peggy
Sutton who is later found dead and apparently had someone anxious to kill her.

9.25 [266] Perry Mason: The Case of the Unwelcome Well (1966.04.03)
written by Ernest Frankel & Orville H. Hampton / directed by Harmon Jones
Guest Cast:
James Best .................... Allen Winford, defendant
Wendell Corey ................. Jerome Klee, victim
Les Tremayne
Gloria Talbott
Paul Brinegar
Marilyn Erskine
Danielle De Metz
Frank Biro
Edmund Hashim?, William Lanteau?, Hal Lynch?, Gordon Wescourt?, Martin Braddock?, Robert R. Stephenson?
Synopsis:
Perry Mason defends an engineer charged with murdering his hated, cold-hearted employer who had decided against
exploiting an oil find that several people are banking on.

9.26 [267] Perry Mason: The Case of the Dead Ringer (1966.04.17)
written by Jackson Gillis / directed by Arthur Marks
Guest Cast:
Indus Arthur .................. Barbara Kramer, defendant
Oliver McGowan ................ Otis Swanson, victim
Stewart Moss
Tom Palmer
Henry Beckman
Grandon Rhodes
Maurice Manson?, Chet Stratton?, Alan Fordney?
Synopsis:
Two men facing a lawsuit hire a ringer for Perry Mason to make it appear the lawyer has tried to bribe an
important witness, but Perry Mason's preoccupied with protecting a headstrong young woman accused of murder.

9.27 [268] Perry Mason: The Case of the Misguided Model (1966.04.24)
written by Orville H. Hampton & Ernest Frankel / directed by Jerry Hopper
Guest Cast:
James Griffith ................ Jake Steams, defendant
Mary Ann Mobley
Paul Lukather
Don Dubbins
Rita Lynn
Anthony Eisley
Harry Holcombe
Ira Dewitt?, Isabel Randolph?, Lauren Gilbert?, Eddie Quillan?
Synopsis:
A boxer places Perry in an uncomfortable position when he confesses to a murder, then disappears. [ No court scenes ]

9.28 [--] Perry Mason: The Case of the Positive Negative (1966.05.01)
teleplay by Robert E. Kent / story by Robert E. Kent and Robert Yale Libett / directed by Jesse Hibbs
Guest Cast:
Brian Donlevy ................. General Roger Brandon, defendant
Ted de Corsia ................. George Emory, victim
Simon Scott
Dabbs Greer
Parley Baer
Bettye Ackerman
John Gallaudet
Jim Drum?, Tom Allen?, Ted Hayes?
Synopsis:
An upstanding retired general asked to head up a law enforcement commission for an area outside of routine
jurisdictions is threatened with compromising photos of his wife and his chief aide.

9.29 [270] Perry Mason: The Case of the Crafty Kidnapper (1966.05.15)
written by William Bast / directed by Jerry Hopper
Guest Cast:
Douglas Henderson ............. Greg Stanley, defendant
John Lasell ................... Danny Shine, victim
Gary Collins
Anne Whitfield
Jay Novello
Cloris Leachman
Mary Foskett?, Pat Priest?, John Holland?, William Bramley?, Walter Burke?, Willis Bouchey?, Patricia Joyce?
Synopsis:
Perry Mason has to solve the kidnapping of a baby in order to defend his client, a mild man accused of killing
the muckraking colunmnist he worked for.

9.30 [271] Perry Mason: The Case of the Final Fade-Out (final episode of "Perry Mason")
(1966.05.22)
Denver Pyle ................... Jackson Sidemark, first defendant, victim
Estelle Winwood ............... Winnifred Glover, second defendant
James Stacy ................... Barry Conrad, first victim
Dick Clark
Marlyn Mason
Gerald Mohr
Jackie Coogan
William Tannen
Maureen Crow
Margaret Shinn
Linda Burton
Louis Elias
Saul Carson
Lee Miller
Kenneth MacDonald
Erle Stanley Gardner .......... Trial judge
Mason successfully defends a tv producer against charges that he murdered the double-crossing star of his
television series only to find the man killed after he claims to have evidence of who the real killer is,
and aging actress Winifred Glover accused.
[ real crew members were interviewed as part of the police investigation ]

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