Starring Raymond Burr
Based upon Characters Created by Erle Stanley Gardner
Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman, Ray Collins


Directed by Francis D. Lyon
Written by Robert C. Dennis
Arthur Marks | Producer
Gail Patrick Jackson | Executive Producer
Jackson Gillis | Associate Producer
Samuel Newman | Story Consultant

Raymond Burr as Perry Mason
Barbara Hale as Della Street
William Hopper as Paul Drake
Wiliam Talman as Hamilton Burger
Ray Collins as Lt. Tragg
Wesley Lau as Lt. Anderson


Sean McClory as Harry Fothergill
Liam Sullivan as Dickie Durham
Ford Rainey as Russell Durham
Howard Smith as Frank Warden
George Kane as Gil Simpson
Barbara Parkins as Paula Durham
Anna Lee as Crystal Durham
Charles Irving as Judge
Harvey Korman as Coleman (Bartender)
Paula Winslowe as Night Court Judge
Harp McGuire as Officer
Harry Bartell as Handwriting Expert
Fern Barry as Helen (Maid)
George E. Stone as Court Clerk

Uncredited Actors
James Dime as Seaman at Murder Scene
Sol Gorss as Barfly in Saloon
Harold Miller as Restaurant Patron
(three from IMDb, posted by gracep, 1/12/2010)


“Perry Mason”
Director of Photography … Robert G. Hager
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
Wardrobe Supervision … Ed McDermott, Evelyn Carruth
Set Decoration … Charles Q. Vassar
Properties … Ray Thompson
Production Sound Mixer … Herman Lewis
Script Supervision … Cosmo Genovese
Theme Composed by … Fred Steiner
Automobiles Supplied by … Ford Motor Company

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