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Location: About 8:43 into the episode, Janice Wainwright and Della arrive by taxi at Union Station. The street with the traffic is N. Alameda. The actual access/exit road is N. Los Angeles. It loops in front of the station. Union Station looks much as it did then, a mixture of Art Deco and interpreted Spanish Colonial. See here for an interesting interactive panorama. The lockers by the entrance seem to have gone in the interim. The buildings seen opposite the entrance to Union Station as the ladies exit the taxi don’t seem to be there anymore, either, as far as I can tell. Submitted by billp, 26 & 28 November 2010.
Location: About 17:48 we see an image that could very well be the Union Pacific Railroad Station in Las Vegas. It was at the west end of Fremont Street at Main Street. The Union Plaza Hotel Casino was built on the site in 1971. The pan from Hotel Fremont to the station might be in place at the station. See here for how the station looked. Submitted by billp, 26 November 2010.
The City of Los Angeles passenger train mentioned in the episode did stop in Las Vegas. See here for more details. Today there is no rail service between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Submitted by billp, 26 November 2010.
Location: Note that according the envelope that contained the supposed blackmail note, Morley Theilman lives/works at 1040 N. Las [Palmas?]. See here for more information on this oft-occurring address in Perry Mason. Submitted by billp, 26 November 2010.
Continuity: We’re treated to another out-of-body experience here as Mason cross examines bookkeeper Fred Carlyle (James Callahan). At one point there is a cut for reaction to the face of Henry Battle (Ray Hemphill) in the first row of the gallery that shows Carlyle rather disinterestedly watching two rows behind Battle. Submitted by FredK, 28 Nov 2010.
+ It was during Burger's direct examination. Unless it was cut out, Mason didn't cross-examine him. Submitted by Wiseguy70005, 6/11/12.
This episode marks the ninth and last appearance of Karl Held as David Gideon, Perry Mason’s dapper young assistant. Submitted by gracep, 12/13/2010.
+ Hallelujah! Submitted by francis, 5/6/12.
Sightings: Little Old Lady #1, with “Miss Carmody” beside her, watches the trial from behind the defendant and the first Mrs. Theilman. Read about her and other favorite frequent faces. Submitted by gracep 12/13/2010.
One of the few episodes with an actual jury trial rather than a preliminary hearing. Submitted by gracenote, 7/13/2011.
Uncredited Actors: Prominently featured among the jury is Arthur Tovey, who appeared in hundreds of films, but you never noticed him. Although we do not have him on our Uncredited Actors page yet, in 1984 People ran a story about him. Submitted by gracenote, 7/13/2011.
. (1) 1961 Ford Fairlane 4-Door Sedan TAXI, light color with the fare rates on the front doors, takes Della and Janice to Union Station.
Perry first drove the '59 Skyliner in Ep#59 and he traded it in after Ep#97 for the '60 Galaxie Sunliner he had for Ep#98. The car did appear once more, however, in Episode #106. The shot seen here would seem to be stock footage from Seasons 2 or 3. The Theilman house exterior and its street number 144 may be a clue to what episode the shot is from. Added by Gary Woloski, 2/28/13.