CTVA US Legal Drama - "Perry Mason" (Paisano/CBS) Season 6 (1962-63) Raymond Burr

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Starring Raymond Burr
Season 6 (CBS) (1962-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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################# Perry Mason ################
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CBS Thursday 8:00pm ET (28 episodes)(154-181)

6.01 [154] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE BOGUS BOOKS
[verified on film]
(German title "Der Fall mit der einträglichen Erstausgaben")
27-Sep-1962 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producer: Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman /
Written by Jonathan Latimer
Directed by Arthur Marks / Director of Photography: Robert G. Hager
Guest Cast:
Phyllis Love ............. Ellen Carter (defendant)
Adam West ............... Pete Norland
John Abbott .............. Prof. Carlos Muntz
H.M. Wynant ............ Gene Torg
Joby Baker ............... Kenneth Carter
Allison Hayes .......... Pearl Chute
Woodrow Parfrey .... George Pickson
Maurice Manson ...... Joseph Kraft (victim)
Tenen Holtz .............. Mr. Gilfain
Raymond Greenleaf ...... Rare Book Curator
Kenneth MacDonald ..... Judge
John Alvin ................ Bank Teller
William Tracy .......... Man
Michael Fox ............. Coroner's Physician
Renee Godfrey ......... Lady Librarian
Synopsis:
Perry Mason must solve a locked room mystery to clear his client of charges that she murdered
her boss, a bookseller whose main business was counterfeiting and fencing rare first editions.

6.02 [155] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE CAPRICIOUS CORPSE
[verified on film]
04-Oct-1962 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producer: Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman /
Written by Jonathan Latimer
Directed by Arthur Marks / Director of Photography: Robert G. Hager
Guest Cast:
John Howard ............ Dr. Guy Omstead
Jacques Aubuchon .... George Gage
Lee Farr .................... Nicholas Blake
Lori March ................ Olive Omstead
Jan Shepard .............. Joane Proctor (defendant)
Jean Engstrom ........... Claudia Demming
Dennis Rush ............. Timmy
Evelyn Ward ............. Nurse Evelyn King
John Pickard ............. Detective Boykins
Teru Shimada ........... Ito Kumagi
Willis Bouchey ......... Judge
June Ellis ................. Chambermaid
Herbert Patterson ..... Auto Engineer
Ed Stoddard ............. Police Chemist
Alex Bookston ......... Druggist
Richard Geary ......... Diver
Everett Glass ........... Carleton Gage
Gilbert Frye ............. Desk Clerk
John Morley ............. Ernest Dernming (victim)
William Hines .......... Waiter
Synopsis:
A young man and woman conspire to delay the discovery of a man's body until after
the death of a wealthy contributor to the children's home they work for.

6.03 [156] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE PLAYBOY PUGILIST
[verified on film]
(German title " Der Fall mit dem beschränkten Boxer")
11-Oct-1962 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producer: Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman /
Written by Helen Neilsen
Directed by Francis D. Lyon / Director of Photography: Robert G. Hager
Guest Cast:
Gary Lockwood .......... Davey Carroll
Dianne Foster ............. Lori Richards
Dolores Michaels ....... Jo Sands
Robert Armstrong ....... Jimmy West (defendant)
Mark Roberts ............. Tod Richards (victim)
Anthony Caruso .......... Keith Lombard
Joseph Sirola .............. George Hale
Mort Mills .................. Sergeant Landro
Sally Bliss .................. Kay McKenzie
John Gallaudet ............ Judge
Stewart Taylor ............ Sparring Partner
Dee Stratton ................ Switchboard Opr. #1
Ben Erway .................. Hotel Manager
Mac Clarke ................. Switchboard Opr. #2
Pepper Curtis .............. Blonde
Dennis Richards .......... Mechanic
Marty Brenman ........... Bell Captain
Tom Simcox ................ Waiter
Synopsis:
A fight trainer anxious to further the career of his protege is accused of murdering
an unethical fight promoter interested only in a blackmail scheme.

6.04 [157] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE DOUBLE-ENTRY MIND
[verified on film]
(German title "Der Fall mit dem blauaugigen Buchhalter")
18-Oct-1962 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producer: Arthur Marks /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman /
Written by Jackson Gillis /
Directed by Allen H. Miner / Director of Photography: Robert G. Hager
Guest Cast:
Stuart Erwin ............. Clem Sandover
Karl Weber ............... Frank Sellers
Jack Betts ................. Enos Watterton
Paul Tripp ................ Steven Banks
Virginia Christine ..... Beth Sandover (defendant)
Joan Staley ............... Sally
Kathleen Hughes ....... Lita Krail (victim)
Richard Reeves ........ Potkin
Grandon Rhodes ....... Judge
Pamela Branch .......... Typist
Synopsis:
A meticulous company accountant carefully arranges to embezzle over $200,000 but finds an
unexplained $45,000 planted on him by a woman he was infatuated with, and that his wife is
now accused of the other woman's murder.

6.05 [158] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE HATEFUL HERO
[verified on film]
(German title "Der Fall mit dem pflichtbewußten Polizisten")
25-Oct-1962 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producer: Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman /
Written by Samuel Newman /
Directed by Jesse Hibbs / Director of Photography: Robert G. Hager
Guest Cast:
Dick Davalos ........... Officer James Anderson (defendant)
Jeannette Nolan ........ Erna Norden
Mabel Albertson ...... Carrie Wilson
Edmon Ryan ............. Arthur Morrell
Leonard Stone .......... Jerel Leland
Sue England ............. Fleta York
William Phipps ........ Dwight Wilson
William Boyett ......... Otto Norden
Frank Gerstle ........... Det. Steve Toland
Mike Steele .............. Howard Duncan
Richard Tretter ......... Intern
George Ives .............. Police Board Chairman
S. John Launer .......... Judge
Lennie Bremen ......... Superintendent
Jon Lormer ............... Autopsy Surgeon
Synopsis:
Lt. Anderson's cousin, a rookie cop, is accused of killing his partner and a night watchman
who was believed to be the inside man in a payroll robbery at the company he worked for.

6.06 [159] Perry Mason: THE CASE OF THE DODGING DOMINO
[verified on film]
01-Nov-1962 CBS Thu
Executive Producer: Gail Patrick Jackson / Producer: Art Seid /
Associate Producer: Jackson Gillis / Story Consultant: Samuel Newman /
Written by Charles Lang /
Directed by Arthur Marks / Director of Photography: Robert G. Hager
Music Composed and Conducted by Van Cleave
Guest Cast:
David Hedison .......... Damion White (defendant)
Jeff Morrow .............. Alex Chase
Ellen McRae (Burstyn) ...... Mona Winthrope White
Lloyd Corrigan .......... Rudy Mahlsted
Robert H. Harris ....... Jerry Janda
Eddie Firestone ......... Leonard Buckman
Janet Ward ................. Freda Chase
James Forrest ............ Phil Schuyler (victim)
Maureen Arthur ......... Vera Jordan
Tom Palmer ............... Frank MacManus
Herbert Rudley .......... Charles Noymann
Barney Biro ............... Judge
Amanda Randolph ..... Grace (Maid)
Pat Goldin ................. Old Man
Orville Sherman ........ Kirkwood
Diane Reese .............. Girl
Rusty Stevens ............ Boy No. 1
Gary Hart .................. Boy No. 2
Charlotte Thompson ....... Operator
Synopsis:
Perry Mason defends a music professor married to a fading musical comedy star whose
new production contains one sure-fire hit song-one plagiarized from him.

6.07 [160] Perry Mason: The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle (1962.11.08)
Scan McClory .................. Harry Fothergill, defendant
Liam Sullivan ................. Richard William Dickie Durham, victim
George Kane
Ford Rainey
Howard Smith
Barbara Parkins
Anna Lee
Charles Irving
Paula Winslowe
Fern Barry
Harry Bartell
Harvey Korman
Harp McGuire
George E. Stone
The brawling black sheep brother of a self-made man returns penniless, but has Mason draw up a will
with $300,000 of bequests in it.

6.08 [161] Perry Mason: The Case of the Stand-In Sister (1962.11.15)
R.G. Armstrong ................ John Gregory, defendant
Steven Geray .................. Franz Moray, victim
Peter Mamakos
Peter Whitney
Parley Baer
Susan Seaforth
Meg Wyllie
S. John Launer
Allen Joseph
Douglas Evans
Jay Della
Walter Stocker
Ralph Clanton
Michael Fox
George Selk
Kaye Farnngton
Charles Stroud
A man faces unbearable pressures when his business demands immediate money and his mobster brother escapes
from jail and turns up demanding the money in his daughter's trust fund-a daughter who doesn't know he exists.

6.09 [162] The Case of the Weary Watchdog (1962.11.29)
Mala Powers ................... Janet Brent, defendant
John Dall ..................... Edward Franklin, victim
Keye Luke
Wesley Addy
Doris Dowling
Judy Dan
James Hong
Kenneth Tobey
Philip Ahn
Robert S. Carson
Tom Harkness
Beulah Quo
Willis Bouchey
Seamon Glass
An old friend of Della's gets her involved in a murder and the ever-loyal secretary faces accessory charges.

6.10 [163] The Case of the Lurid Letter (1962.12.06)
Mona Freeman .................. Jane Wardman, defendant
Chris Alcaide ................. Gus Wiler, victim
Robert Rockwell
Kaye Elhardt
Ann Doran
Edgar Buchanan
John Durren
Thomas Lowell
Noah Keen
Mark Murray
Kelly Thordsen
Elizabeth Harrower
Henry Travis
Greta Granstedt
Cheryl Miller
Judee Morton
Nancy Lee
Perry Mason defends a young widow teaching in a small town high school when an anonymous letter accuses
her of sexual involvement with one of her students.

6.11 [164] Perry Mason: The Case of the Fickle Filly (1962.12.13)
Joan Freeman .................. Jennifer Wakely, defendant
Bob McQuain ................... Brad Shelby, victim
Lisbeth Hush
Jennifer Howard
Bartlett Robinson
Jim Davis
Frederic Worlock
Strother Martin
Bill Quinn
Mort Mills
Tom Geas
Earl Brown
A young woman is accused of putting a pitchfork through a fortune hunter in her efforts to reclaim the
race horse that was the only thing left her by her impoverished father.

6.12 [165] Perry Mason: The Case of the Polka-Dot Pony (1962.12.20)
Melinda Plowman ............... Maureen Thomas, defendant
Jesse White ................... Bert Renshaw, victim
Virginia Field
Eileen Janssen
Vivi Janiss
Ben Cooper
Burt Metcalfe
Byron Foulger
John Warburton
Doris Packer
Morris Ankrum
Freeman Lusk
Vince Townsend, Jr.
Perry Mason represents a young woman seeking family ties after a man contacts her claiming to be her uncle,
but she's later accused of killing the man when another claimant to the family fortune surfaces.

6.13 [166] Perry Mason: The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe (1963.01.03)
Lurene Tuttle ................. Sarah Breel, defendant
Blair Davies .................. Austin Cullins, victim
Leonard Nimoy
Margaret O'Brien
Melora Conway
Richard Coogan
Arthur Batanides
Shirley Mitchell
James Millhollin
Charles Irving
Kenneth Patterson
Walter Kelly
Bernard Fein
Vincent Troy
Lee Miller
Perry Mason comes to the aid of a young woman and her elderly aunt in a shoplifting case and once again
when diamonds are stolen from a family company.

6.14 [167] The Case of the Bluffing Blast (1963.01.10)
Antoinette Bower .............. Linda Blake, defendant
Bill Williams ................. Floyd Grant, victim
Peter Breck
Frank Overton
Mary LaRoche
Robert Knapp
Frank Ferguson
Jonathan Kidd
Gertrude Flynn
Ralph Manza
Bill Zuckert
William Fawcett
Bill Hampton
A young woman returns to the town where her father was killed many years before and is soon accused of
murdering the man who supplied an alibi for her father's alleged killer.

6.15 [168] The Case of the Prankish Professor (1963.01.17)
Patricia Breslin .............. Laura Hewes, defendant
Barry Atwater ................. Professor Ronald Hewes, victim
Constance Towers
Joyce Van Patten
Kent Smith
John Gallaudet
Jack Searl
Don Dubbins
John Bryant
Barbara Pepper
Lee Miller
Chris Washburn
Harold Goodwin
A college professor whose new book threatens several people is killed, and his estranged wife accused of the crime.

6.16 [169] Perry Mason: The Case of the Constant Doyle
31-Jan-63 CBS
Bette Davis ................... Constant Doyle, guest attorney
Michael Parks ................. Cal Leonard, defendant
Jerry Oddo .................... Steven Arthur, victim
Peggy Ann Garner
Frances Reid
Neil Hamilton
Willis Bouchey
Perry Mason's role is minimal when an old friend and recent widow, Constant Doyle, undertakes the defense
of a young man accused of killing the man he believes stole his father's life work.
[In this episode Raymond Burr was ill, and was replaced by guest star Bette Davis!]

6.17 [170] Perry Mason: The Case of the Libelous Locket (1963.02.07)
Michael Rennie ................ Professor Edward Lindley, guest attorney
Patricia Manning .............. Janice Norland, defendant
Carlos Romero ................. Raul Perez, victim
Ruta Lee
Harry Von Zell
S. John Launer
A former law professor of Perry Mason comes to the aid of one of his students, a shy young woman who
believes she has killed a gigolo but whose body has disappeared.

6.18 [171] Perry Mason: The Case of the Two-Faced Turnabout (1963.02.14)
Hugh O'Brian .................. Bruce Jason, guest attorney
Abraham Sofaer ................ Elihu Laban, defendant
Charles Hradilac .............. Franz Shreck, victim
Trevor Bardette
Wemer Klemperer
An old friend of Perry Mason's works to resolve the murder of a totalitarian dictator.

6.19 [172] Perry Mason: The Case of the Surplus Suitor (1963.02.28)
Kenneth MacDonald
Walter Pidgeon ................ Sherman Hatfield, guest attorney
Joyce Bulifant ................ Hollis Wilburn, defendant
Carl Benton Reid .............. John Wilburn, victim
Linden Chiles
Hayden Rorke
A corporate attorney seeks Perry Mason's help when he's asked to defend an heiress in a criminal case.

6.20 [173] Perry Mason: The Case of the Golden Oranges (1963.03.07)
Natalie Trundy ................ Sandra Keller, defendant
Arch Johnson .................. Gerald Thornton, victim
Henry Norell
Arthur Hunnicutt
Erin O'Brien
Lee Van Cleef
Charles Irving
Nolan Leary
Allen Case
Mary Munday
Hugh Sanders
Vic Perrin
Michael Fox
Alex Bookston
James Goodwin
Wallace Rooney
Lee Miller
Robert Rothwell
Perry Mason defends an old man's dog against an accusation that he bit a ruthless land developer,
who's later found dead from a shotgun blast.

6.21 [174] Pery Mason: The Case of the Lawful Lazarus (1963.03.14)
David McLean .................. Trevor Harris, defendant
Philip Boumeuf ................ Edgar Thorne, victim
Maria Palmer
Max Showalter
Irene Hervey
Abbigail Shelton
Morris Ankrum
Kay Stewart
Joy Hodges
Mark Williams
Ted Stanhope
Perry Mason takes on a tricky child-custody suit-his client has been declared legally dead.

6.22 [175] Perry Mason: The Case of the Velvet Claws (1963.03.21)
Richard Webb .................. George C. Belter, defendant
Wynn Pearce
Patricia Barry
James Philbrook
Virginia Gregg
Anna-Lisa
Harry Jackson
Cathie Merchant
Don Lynch
Peter Leeds
Karen Willow
Buddy Ochow
Paul Barselow
Lee Miller
Perry Mason finds himself implicated in a murder, thanks to his client.

6.23 [176] Perry Mason: The Case of the Lover's Leap (1963.04.04)
Carleton Carpenter ............ Peter Brent, defendant
John Conte .................... Roy Comstock, victim
Richard Jaeckel
Julie Adams
Maura McGivney
Marvin Miller
Walter Coy
John Gallaudet
Ken Renard
Lewis Charles
Henry Rowland
Audrey Caine
John Zaremba
Stewart Bradley
Bill Cord
Richard Geary
Barry Brooks
Lee Miller
A nervous young rocket scientist asks Perry Mason for help when the property he owns is endangered by the generous
divorce settlement of his partner, whose apparent suicidal tendencies get the scientist accused of murder.

6.24 [177] Perry Mason: The Case of the Elusive Element (1963.04.11)
Douglas Henderson ............. Dwight Garrett, defendant
Gerald Mohr ................... Austin Lloyd, victim
Douglas Dick
Gloria Talbott
George Macready
S. John Launer
Elaine Devry
Ronald Long
Tommy Farrell
Ollie O'Toole
Billy Sands
Jon Lormer
Harry Fleer
Michael Harris
Guy Standing III
Ray Dannis
An embittered partner in Aerospace Reliablity arranges to frame his wife and his engineer partner when they both
try to leave him, but the scheme succeeds a little too well, with the help of an electronic check approval system.

6.25 [178] Perry Mason: The Case of the Greek Goddess (1963.04.18)
John Larkin ................... John Kenyon, defendant
Faith Domergue ................ Cleo Grammas, victim
John Anderson
Marianna Hill
George Kennedy
Robert Harland
Willis Bouchey
Russell Arms
Tol Avery
William Hughes
Lee Miller
An old sculptor known for his wild lifestyle brings a beautiful Greek girl and her overbearing mother to
America, where the older woman sets to work to secure a young rich man for her daughter.

6.26 [179] Perry Mason: The Case of the Skeleton's Closet (1963.05.02)
Peggy McCay ................... Margaret Layton, defendant
Michael Pate .................. Richard Harris, victim
Frank Aletter
The author of a lurid expose of small town life is murdered, and most of his associates and his former wife
have plenty of reasons for wanting him dead.

6.27 [180] Perry Mason: The Case of the Potted Planter (1963.05.09)
Joe Maross .................... Nelson Tarr, defendant
Robert Bray ................... Martin Walden, victim
Constance Ford
Mark Goddard
Diane Brewster
Paul Fix
Davey Davison
William Allyn
Harry Lauter
Robert Foulk
Jamie Forster
Allen Hunt
David Macklin
Jaclyn Carmichael
Frank Behrens
Pepper Curtis
Richard Emery
A man finds himself accused of murdering his wife's lover.

6.28 [181] Perry Mason: The Case of the Witless Witness (1963.05.16)
Robert Middleton .............. Judge Daniel Redmond, defendant
Vaughn Taylor ................. Martin Weston, victim
Jackie Coogan
David White
Steve Brodie
Florida Friebus
Rita Lynn
Lee Bergere
Grandon Rhodes
Harry Holcombe
Jason Johnson
Henry Hunter
Michael Fox
Larry Thor
Perry agrees to help a judge, whose bid for office is being threatened by a frame up.

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