Anne Whitfield has the star role here as Alice Trilling in her first of three appearances on Perry. Old-time radio fans will remember Anne Whitfield as the radio daughter of Phil Harris and Alice Faye on their radio show from 1946 until 1954. Submitted by PaulDrake 33, 19 August 2009.
Anne Whitfield is also the General's granddaughter in White Christmas.
Alas, Ray Collins receives credit for Lt. Tragg but does not appear. Submitted by gracenote, 3/24/2011.
Uncredited Actors: This episode boasts another two-fer for Don Anderson. Early on, he is a patron, smoking and chatting with a companion, at the lounge frequented by miss Alice. Later, he is a uniformed policeman bending over the breathless scuba diver who has been searching for a body. Submitted by gracenote, 3/24/2011.
+ This one's actually a three-fer for Don. He can also be seen in a few shots in the last row of the courtroom gallery on the defense side. Submitted by FredK, 9 April 2011.
Sightings: A man we call Distinguished Gentleman #1 is visible now and then among the courtroom spectators. Submitted by gracenote, 3/24/2011.
+In court we find Miss Carmody with dark hair sitting next to Lt Anderson. Maybe she is undercover. Submitted by BigBill767, 6/18/2016.
In this episode the faithful but usually taciturn Sgt. Brice (Lee Miller) does most of the talking for the police, informing Perry what they know or have found. Lt. Anderson (Wesley Lau) enters at the very end of the scene on the beach and announces that Alice was arrested at the airport. He then sits dutifully through the trial without saying anything, unless his testimony has been cut from the TV prints. Submitted by FredK, 9 April 2011.
This is the only PM writing credit for Richard Landau, who would later do writing for some episodes of "Ironside"...MikeM....1/20/2017
This is the only PM performance for London-born Reginald Gardiner, who was in a silent film by Hitchcock in 1926 and in an episode of "The Monkees" in 1968...MikeM. 1/26/2018
This is the third of five PM appearances for Constance Towers, who trained at the Juilliard School of Music. In 1974, Constance Towers married her second husband, actor/military officer/diplomat John Gavin, and they remained married until his passing in February 2018. According to IMDb, Constance Towers was still working in 2017...MikeM. 6/1/2018
Usher's house is a redressed set used in episodes 208 and 209. DOD 1/25/18
The marvellous Reginald Gardiner shows up in this, his only Perry episode, as Albert Charity. He co-starred in one of my favorite color films noir, "Black Widow", alongside Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin, Gene Tierney, Peggy Ann Garner, George Raft, and others. jfh 20Jan2020.
Calling All Cars! Where, O where, is Gary Woloski?
- Was that a Bentley?
- Is that an MGB or a Triumph?
I miss Gary's Cars listings! Is he like Lt. Tragg? Is he gone forever? Submitted by catyron, June 13th, 2018
- (α) Uncle Harry's silver-gray 1963-1964 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III. You might be correct with "Bentley" but I think that the radiator shell is "Roman-rectangular" and that the mascot is the R-R "Spirit of Ecstasy" rather than the Bentley winged-B. If it is a Bentley, it would be the S3.
- (β) A white 1953-1955 Sunbeam Alpine open two-seater, partially seen from above in opening shot (parked) and later seen from rear while parked at curbside as Alice leaves her local "deli" (tonneau closed in both shots, "rear" image shows ID features). The '50s Sunbeam Alpine in this episode is the forerunner of the '60s Sunbeam Alpine & Tiger seen in a later popular TV series (would you believe . . . ?).
A '63 Silver Cloud III which looked exactly like the one in this episode was the first Rolls owned by Hedda Hopper. A photo of her and her two assistants with the car used to be available on www.mmgarchives.com but the site seems to be discontinued (the photo ran in the Chicago Tribune and might have file# ARD-221-CT). Hedda bequeathed a Silver Cloud in black & blue to her good friend Lucille Ball but I haven't been able to determine whether this was her first Rolls repainted or a later car.
Invitation. I hope to eventually complete the car listings for Season 7 and to work further in the series. However, I do encourage anyone willing to forge ahead with either of Seasons 8 or 9 to do so. I suggest starting at the beginning of either season and working through the episodes in sequence (please don't do it piecemeal). Note: many of the exact same "current model-year" cars used in a Season's 2nd half are used in the 1st half of the following Season. Completion of the partial car listings for Seasons 1 and 2 also remain to be done. Added by Gary Woloski, 6/19/18.