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#248: The Case of the
Hasty Honeymooner
Original Airdate: 10/24/65

Summary Edit

From The Perry Mason TV Show Book
Lucas Tolliver has come to California from Oklahoma to meet the woman he was matched up with by a computer dating service. Lucas is pretending to be a poor country hick, but he really owns a great deal of property, including some oil wells. The rich widow he’s matched up with agrees to marry him and the jubilant bridegroom asks his friend Terrence Clay for the name of a good lawyer.

Clay suggests Mason and Lucas asks him to draw up a will for his future bride, Millie Barton. Perry is suspicious of Lucas and has Paul check him out. It turns out that Lucas was married before and his previous wife died from eating poisonous wild greens and left him her fortune. It looks as though Lucas is setting up Millie, especially after she dies at a party after drinking poisoned lemonade that Lucas served her.

Credits Edit

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Opening

Starring Raymond Burr
in The Case of THE HASTY HONEYMOONER
Based upon characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner
Barbara Hale, William Hopper

Trailing

Directed by Arthur Marks
Teleplay by Ernest Frankel & Orville H. Hampton and John Elliotte
Story by John Elliotte

Arthur Marks \ Art Seid | Producers
Gail Patrick Jackson | Executive Producer
Ernest Frankel | Story Consultant
Orville H. Hampton | Associate Story Consultant
Raymond Burr as Perry Mason
Barbara Hale as Della Street
William Hopper as Paul Drake
William Talman as Hamilton Burger
Dan Tobin as Terrence Clay

Music | Richard Shores

Cast

Noah Beery as Lucas Tolliver
K. T. Stevens as Alice Munford
Hugh Marlowe as Guy Munford
Cathy Downs as Millicent Barton
Richard Evans as Larry Dunlap
Strother Martin as Roy Hutchinson
Robert Colbert as Carl Snell
Mark Tapscott as Sgt. Woodward
Al Checco as Medical Examiner
William Keene as Judge
Thom Carney as Salesman
Lee Miller as Sgt. Brice

Uncredited Actors
Ralph Brooks as Courtroom Spectator (from IMDb)
Hal Taggart as Court Reporter (from IMDb)

Crew

Director of Photography … John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Art Direction … Lewis Creber
Assistant Director … Robert G. Stone
Film Editor … Richard
Casting … Harvey Clermont
Makeup … Irving Pringle
Hair Stylist … Annabell
Wardrobe Supervision … Bob Wolfe, Evelyn Carruth
Set Decoration … Carl Biddiscombe
Properties … Ray Thompson
Production Sound Mixer … Herman Lewis
Script Supervision … Marshall Schlom
Theme Composed by … Fred Steiner
Automobiles supplied by … Chrevrolet Division of General Motors Corp.

Perry Mason
Produced by the CBS Television Network in association with Paisano Productions

Trivia Edit

Continuity: The car that Lucas Tolliver (Noah Beery) drives to the ranch is not the same car that he parks in front of the house. Note the location of the side mirror in this side by side picture. Submitted by Gary Delozier, 1/9/2002.
+ The reason the car is different is because that driving scene was lifted from #192, TCOT Bouncing Boomerang. Pictures here. Submitted by Adam Kamil, 8/2/2007.
+ See Comment "The Two Chevys" for the differences between the two. GSW, 7/2/14.

Hugh Marlowe and K. T. Stevens, who played Guy and Alice Munford, were married to each other in real life at the time of the show. Submitted by Mitch English, 5/8/2005.

Character Names: We learn from a record of deeds that Millicent’s married name was Mrs. Jack Barton. Her middle initial (maiden) is E. and Tolliver’s is W. Submitted by gracenote 5/14/2011.

Sightings: Our “Miss Carmody” looks very spiffy in her party dress at the Barton-Tolliver shindig. Read more about her and other regular extras here. Submitted by gracenote, 5/14/2011.

Comments Edit

Location: The ranch is most somewhere in Chatsworth, near or in the Iverson Ranch. Posted by Eric Cooper 9/3/09

Lucas Tolliver is one of most unlikable defendants in the history of the show. He is a liar and a phony, he bullies his fiance/wife before and after the wedding, and, based on the final scene, he is a womanizer who takes advantage of vulnerable women. Submitted by Neil Van Zile, 7/2/2014.

Regarding The Two Chevys referred to in the "Continuity" Trivia item: The car in the "approach scene" imported from ep#192 is a 1955 Chevrolet "Model 210 2-Door Sedan" (mid-price-range $1775 & up). See Trivia Ep#192. The car that Luc parks in front of the ranch house is a deluxe '55 Chevrolet "Bel Air 2-door Hardtop" ('55 factory price w/V8 engine $2,166). The distinctive '55 Chev grill is seen on the car from ep#192 at the beginning of the imported shot and on Luc's car at "Charlie's Car Carnival" but the car in the imported shot also has the optional grill guard (bar between front bumperettes). When he parks it at Millie's house, Luc's car is seen to be a Bel Air Hardtop by the deluxe chrome trim and absence of a centre door post. It has a one-colour, medium-tone paint job, but otherwise it is just like this. Mirror Position:

  • The side-mirror on Luc's Bel Air is in the standard, factory-installed position.
  • The side-mirror on the car in the "approach scene" imported from ep#192 is probably dealer or owner-installed (explained at the Trivia, Ep#192).

Submitted by Gary Woloski, 22 Dec 2011.

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