Bad with Money? One year after this episode aired, Norma Varden (Mrs Valeen) would go on to play Frau Schmidt in "The Sound of Music." She was the one who insisted upon ordering new drapes for Maria's room at the von Trapp house. This inspired Maria (Julie Andrews) to make play-clothes for the children from the old drapes. Apparently, Ms Varden was a bit of a spendthrift in that film too since there was nothing really wrong with the old drapes.

Sightings: Among the spectators in the courtroom gallery sit Quiet Old Man #1 and “Miss Carmody”—the latter sporting a straighter hairdo and a new hat. Distinguished Gentleman #1 is barely visible and nods ever so slightly when a witness reveals something surprising. Learn more about these recurring spectators. Submitted by gracenote, 3/19/2011.
+ She’s difficult to spot, but Little Old Lady #1 is in the back row, on Burger’s side of the coutroom. Submitted by gracenote, 8/13/2011.

Here is yet another episode in which Lt. Tragg (Ray Collins) does not appear despite billing. Submitted by gracenote, 8/13/2011.

There are NO CARS or outdoor scenes in this episode. Gary Woloski, 1/30/15.

Different People: Actress Jena Engstrom, who played the part of Vera Janel, is not Jean Engstrom who appeared in episodes 155 and 195. Submitted by H. Mason 3/28/15
+Correct because Jena is Jean's daughter. Jean was also in episode 255. HamBurger 9/3/2016

NYC Connection: This was the third story that also involved a New York murder. (see episodes 60 and 156) Submitted by H. Mason 3/28/15

This is the only PM appearance for Jena Engstrom, who may have stopped performing in 1964 due to health reasons, according to Wikipedia...MikeM. 1/13/2017

This is also the only PM appearance for handsome Ron Randell (as Hubert Ambrose). Mr. Randell also appeared as Cole Porter in Kiss Me Kate and as Edmund Parry in the 'B' noir, The Girl In Black Stockings alongside Anne Bancroft, and Marie Windsor, another PM alum. jfh 25Aug2022

This is the second of three PM appearances for Mona Freeman, who was a professional model while still in high school. Mona Freeman passed in Beverly Hills in 2014 at the age of 87...MikeM. 5/25/2018
+ Somewhat unusually, she played the defendant in all of them (and although the plots are completely different, in each she tried to help some troubled man - or in one case, a boy - and was rewarded for her efforts with troubles of her own...the film noir ethos at its purest). Notcom 071321.