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TVMovie #15: The Case of the
Silenced Singer
Original Airdate: 5/20/90

Summary Edit

The musical act, Terri Knight and The Dreams, are about to begin a world-wide concert tour when Terri is murdered while taking a pre-show nap, in bed. Her husband and manager, Jack Barnett, is the one who is accused of the crime. Jack's good friend, Perry Mason, takes on his defense.

Credits Edit


Perry Mason

Raymond Burr as Perry Mason
Barbara Hale as Della Street
and William R. Moses as Ken Malansky

Special Guest Stars
Tim Reid as Jack Barnett, Terri's husband & manager
Alan Rachins as Sean Lassiter, president of Pacifica Records
and Vanessa Williams as Terri Knight, member of The Dreams

Guest Stars
Angela Bassett as Carla Peters, member of The Dreams
Alice Ghostley as Sarah McDevitt, neighborhood watchdog and witness
Kene (Holliday) Holiday as Joe Dillon, Terri's ex-husband
Marilyn Jones as Becky Di Leo, Terri's personal assistant
Betsy Jones-Moreland as Judge Elinor Harrelson
James McEachin as Lt. Ed Brock
Arthur Rosenberg as The District Attorney
Rex Smith as Andy Sacks, Terri's record producer & musical sound engineer as well as Terri's former paramour
Alan Stock as Harry Corcoran, a/k/a Steve Gant (who is seen with the murder weapon in hand early on)
and Nia Peeples as Cathy Redding, a singer and a friend of Harry's

Music by Dick DeBenedictis
(Original Perry Mason Theme by Fred Steiner)

Editor … Carter DeHaven IV
Art Director … Paul Staheli
Director of Photography … Daniel McKinny
Co-Producer … David Solomon
Produced by Peter Katz
Supervising Producer … Joel Steiger
Teleplay by Anne Collins
Story by Dean Hargrove & Joel Steiger
Based upon characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner
Directed by Ron Satlof


Executive Producers … Dean Hargrove & Fred Silverman

Norm Silver as Marvin Sussman, desk clerk at the Denver hideaway apartment
Virginia Watson as Janice Wyatt, member of The Dreams
Lloyd Battista as Russell Clemons, entertainment lawyer for The Dreams
Carla Folk as Carrie - Bartender
Cody Alexander as Policewoman
Gary Giem as Interrogation Officer
Eric Lorentz as Penthouse Officer

Unit Production Manager … Billy Ray Smith
1st Assitant Director … Jim Nasella
2nd Assitant Director … Gail Joyce Fortmuller
Casting by Reuben Cannon & Associates & Carol Dudley, C.S.A.

Costume Designer … Ronn Rynhart
Men's Costumer … Kelly A. King
Women's Costumer … Sharon T. Brunn
Make-Up … Dee Sandella & Patti Dallas & Dionne Smith
Hair Stylist … Brenda Moen & Roseann Bigelow
Production Sound Mixer … Frederic Hamelin

Production Accountant … Tony Miller
Production Coordinator … Andrea Nachman
Script Supervisor … James Emerson
Gaffer … Brad Lipson
Key Grip … Jerry Jencks
Camera Operator … Vincent Baldino
1st Camera Assistant … Douglas O'Kane
Production Accountant … Katha Jones
Production Coordinator … Andrea Nachman
Set Decorator … Charlie Helms
Property Master … Susan MacDonald-Petersen
Script Supervisor … Jeff Glasser
Construction Coordinator … Randy Holland
Stunt Coordinator … Bob Bralver
Transportation Coordinator … Gil Talamantes
Location Manager … Karen Beard
Production Executive … Donna Colabella
Production Consultant … Robert Benevides RB Productions
Legal Advisor … Dennis Smith
Post-Production Executive … Hal Harrison
Assistant Editor … Victoria Jensen
Post-Production Coordinator … David Rosenberg
Main Title Design … Wayne Fitzgerald
Music Supervisor … C. R. Cassey
Music Coordinator … Bill Dyer
Original Songs by Dick DeBenedictis
Original Musical Arrangements by Bruce Miller
Sound Effects … Horta Editorial
Supervising Sound Editor … Eileen Horta
Re-Recording by Meridian Studios
Re-Recording Sound Mixers … Robert L. Harman C.A.S & James Williams & Allen L. Stone
Music Editorial … Do Re Me Music
Music Editor … Ted Roberts
© Copyright MCMXC Viacom Productions, Inc

Executive In Charge of Production … Mike Moder

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