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TVMovie #18: The Case of the
Maligned Mobster
Original Airdate: 2/11/91

Summary Edit

The wife of a gangster is killed and her husband is the person charged with her murder. An old lawyer and acquaintance of Perry convinces him to take on what turns out to be a very dangerous 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
Mason Adams as Frank Halloran, Johnny's corporate attorney
Michael Nader as Johnny Sorrento, businessman and fmr gangster
Anne Schedeen as Paula Barrett, Dave's wife

Guest Stars
Pamela Bowen as Joanna Calder, Mike's wife and acquaintance of Johnny's
Betsy Jones-Moreland as Judge Elinor Harrelson
Sean Kanan as Jeff Sorrento, Johnny's son
Mitzi Kapture as Janice Kirkwood
Beverly Leech as Karen Thatcher, Janice's roommate, model/actress
Howard McGillin as Mike Calder, fmr football pro and Ken's acquaintance from college
Richard Portnow as Dave Barrett, who used to work for Johnny as a driver
Stephen Tobolowsky as Sergeant Phil Baranski
Gwynyth Walsh as Maria Sorrento, Johnny's wife, the decedent

Special Appearance by Paul Anka as Nick Angel, gangster

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

Editor … Carter DeHaven IV
Production Designer … Paul Staheli
Director of Photography … Robert Seaman
Producer … Billy Ray Smith
Produced by David Solomon
Co-Executive Producer … Joel Steiger
Written by Sean Cholodenko
Based upon characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner
Directed by Ron Satlof


Executive Producers … Fred Silverman & Dean Hargrove

Rich Beall as Albert Faro, gangster
Kevin Gray as Valet
Dan Kopper as Man in Supermarket
Leigh Reyburn as Charlene
Eric Server as Asst. D. A. Stuart
Rosie (Waters) Holotik as Connie Angel, Nick's wife
Walker Williams as Bartender #1

Jeff Austin as Pool Hall Manager
Gary Cupp as Bartender #2
Prince Havely as Reporter #1
Annette Marin as Reporter #2
Katy Whelan as Reporter #3

Unit Production Manager … Billy Ray Smith
1st Assitant Director … Tom Blank
2nd Assitant Director … Gail Joyce Fortmuller
Casting by Reuben Cannon & Associates & Robert J. Ulrich, C.S.A. & Eric Dawson
Costume Designer … Ronn Rynhart
Men's Costumer … Kelly A. King
Women's Costumer … Sharon T. Brunn
Key Make-Up … Dee Sandella
Make-Up … Patti Dallas & Dionne Smith
Hair Stylists … Brenda Moen & Roseann Bigelow
Production Sound Mixer … James Emerson
Gaffer … Brad Lipson
Key Grip … Jerry Jencks
Camera Operator … Lee Nakahara
1st Camera Assistant … Douglas O'Kane
Production Accountant … Pamela Knapp
Script Supervisor … Jeff Glasser
Production Coordinator … Andrea Nachman
Set Decorator … Charlie Helms
Property Master … Susan MacDonald-Petersen
Location Manager … Karen Beard
Construction Coordinator … Randy Holland
Stunt Coordinator … Gary Jensen
Transportation Coordinator … Gil Talamantes
Transportation Captain … Dave West
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 … Haya Tawatao
Main Title Design … Wayne Fitzgerald 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 L. Aicholtz C.A.S & Allen L. Stone
Music Editorial … Do Re Me Music
Music Editor … Ted Roberts
© Copyright MCMXCI Viacom Productions, Inc

Executive In Charge of Production … Mike Moder

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