Starring Raymond Burr
Based upon characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner
Barbara Hale, William Hopper, William Talman, Ray Collins
+ s/b "Erle Stanley Gardner's TCOT Careless Kitten"
(this was actually one of his novels, instead of simply
'characters created by...') -- dwhite 1.20.13


Directed by Vincent McEveety
Teleplay by Jackson Gillis
Arthur Marks \ Art Seid | Producers
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
William Talman as Hamilton Burger
Ray Collins as Lt. Tragg
Wesley Lau as Lt. Anderson


Louise Latham as Matilda Shore
Lloyd Corrigan as Gerald Shore
Allan Melvin as Thomas Link
Julie Sommars as Helen Kendall
Alan Reed, Jr. as Frank Templar
Hedley Mattingly as Cosmo
Percy Helton as Hotel Desk Clerk
Raymond Guth as Veterinarian
Francis De Sales as Doctor
Lee Miller as Sgt. Brice

Uncredited Actors
Don Anderson as Police Officer (sighted by gracenote, 4/27/2011)


Director of Photography … John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Art Direction … Lewis Creber
Assistant Director … Gordon A. Webb
Film Editor … Al Clark, A.C.E.
Casting … Harvey Clermont
Makeup … Irving Pringle
Hair Stylist … Annabell
Wardrobe Supervision … Ed McDermott, 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 … Ford Motor Company

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