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Fay Wray was, of course, the damsel in distress in the original King Kong (1933). She was blonde then, but now appears to be a brunette. Submitted by gracenote, 4/25/2011.
+ Ms Wray's memoir has the subtly witty title "On the Other Hand".

Douglas Kennedy, a longtime friend of Burr's, was one of the most powerful of the myriad character actors to appear in Perry Mason - especially with his memorable performances in TCOT Moth-Eaten Mink from early in Season 1, and in TCOT Lucky Loser, from Season 2. Nice to see him here, after several years had elapsed. Submitted by dwhite 1.18.13
+ "Making his debut in 1940, [Douglas Kennedy] appeared in many westerns & detective thrillers, usually as the villain. World War II interrupted his career, and he spent the war years as a Signal Corps officer and operative in the OSS & Army Intelligence" [IMDb]. Mike Bedard 5.4.15

Sightings: At the Club Caribe, Distinguished Gentleman #1 is rapt with attention at Mignonís second performance as the drums stop and everyone wonders what happens next. Later, he turns up on the prosecutorís side of the courtroom gallery, along with Quiet Old Man #1. Meanwhile, Pencil Mustache Man is on the defendantís side. Read more about these and other frequent faces, and help us spot them. Submitted by gracenote, 4/25/2011.
+The Distinguished Gentleman #1 also makes an appearance admiring art at the museum as Paul asks a few questions. He also makes an appearance at the airport as Paul talks on the phone before his flight. Do you think that he is following or stalking Paul? Submitted by BigBill767, 6/22/2016.

I have noticed a young brunette (dark hair) in this episode that was in the club (was on left side at bar) and then looks like she was again in the courtroom behind in back row on defendant side and then back again at the club at the bar during the epilogue. PerryBaby 10/23/13

The nurse, who is gorgeous, is "Brenda" in IMDB, which also mentions her credits as Brena, Brenna, and Breena Howard--the name she uses in this, her only credit in PM. She plays a nurse in 3 tv show episodes, receptionist in 2, waitress in 2. Submitted by DyNama, 1/29/2015

Murder Method: Carina Willeen was at least the thirty-second murder victim to die from stabbing. Submitted by H. Mason 4/24/15

Paul Drake: For at least the second time he went to New Orleans for Perry Mason (#204 TCOT Woeful Widower). Submitted by H. Mason 4/24/15

This is the second of two PM appearances for Karen Steele, who was born in 1931 in the Territory of Hawaii...MikeM. 2/20/2017

Wiktionary defines "mignon" as "small and cute; pretty in a delicate way; dainty."...MikeM. 2/26/2018

This is the third of three PM appearances for the iconic Fay Wray (Mignon Germaine), who was born into a Mormon family in Alberta, Canada. The family migrated to the US, and Fay Wray eventually settled in Los Angeles. Wray's 1933 role in King Kong helped save RKO from bankruptcy. Fay Wray passed in New York City in 2004 at the age of 96. In her honor, the lights of the Empire State Building were dimmed for fifteen minutes...MikeM. 7/2/2018

This is the second of two PM appearances for Lynn Bari, who was also known as "The Woo Woo Girl" and "The Girl with the Million Dollar Figure", and was a pin-up model during World War II. jfh 02Jul2018

The West Bend Thermo-Serv plastic and aluminum travesty cups and carafe are used by Della in Perry's office.