Starring Raymond Burr
Based upon characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner

Barbara Hale as Della Street
William Hopper as Paul Drake
Ray Collins as Lt. Tragg


Directed by Laslo Benedek
Teleplay by Herman Epstein and Seeleg Lester
Story by Herman Epstein
Seeleg Lester || Producer
Gail Patrick Jackson || Executive Producer
Arthur Marks || Associate Producer
Produced by The CBS Television Network in association with Paisano Productions
Jackson Gillis || Story Consultant
Raymond Burr as Perry Mason
Barbara Hale as Della Street
William Hopper as Paul Drake
Ray Collins as Lt. Tragg


Virginia Field as Anita Carpenter
Robert Lowery as Andrew Collis
Kathie Browne as Donna Loring (called Ross throughout episode)
Robert Karnes as Deputy D.A. Chamberlin
Charles D. Cooper as Eric Sturgis
Gregory Morton as David Carpenter
Harry Jackson as George Worthington
Donald Foster as James Gracie
Barry Cahill as Sgt. Binns
Morris Ankrum as Judge
Jon Lormer as Autopsy Surgeon
George E. Stone as Court Clerk
Cindy Courtland as Alice

Uncredited Actors
Don Anderson as Courtroom Spectator
Robert Wegner as:

  • Police Officer
  • Courtroom Spectator (spotted by gracep 10/21/2010)


Art Seid, A.C.E. || Assistant to the Producer
Production Supervisor … Dewey Starkey
Director of Photography … Frank Redman, A.S.C.
Art Direction … Lewis Creber
Assistant Director … Robert G. Stone
Film Editor … Richard H. Cahoon, A.C.E.
Casting … Harvey Clermont
Makeup … Irving Pringle
Hair Stylist … Annabell, S.C.H.
Wardrobe Supervision … William Zacha, Evelyn Carruth
Set Decoration … Charles Q. Vassar
Sound Effects Editor … Gene Eliot, M.P.S.E.
Music Editor … Gene Feldman
Properties … Ray Thompson
Production Sound Mixer … Herman Lewis
Script Supervision … M.E.M. Gibsone
Sound … Glen Glenn Sound Co.
Titles and Opticals … Pacific Title

Perry Mason \ A Film Presentation
A CBS Television Network Production