The Perry Mason TV Show Book
Episode Guide - The First Season

October 26,1957 [6] "The Case of the Silent Partner"

Director--Christian Nyby
Teleplay
--Donald S. Sanford
Story
--Erle Stanley Gardner's 1940 novel

Mildred Kimber gets mixed up with some "bad seeds" who try to con her weak-willed husband out of her rare orchid business via a fixed poker game. When a couple of these jokers are poisoned, Mil is sent to the slammer.

Although Hamilton Burger threatens to charge Perry with everything from unethical conduct to manslaughter, it doesn't keep Perry from making bold moves. As usual, he and Paul Drake are at the scene of the crime before the police are, wearing out their hankies handling evidence without leaving their fingerprints.

Lola Florey--Peggy Maley
Mildred Kimber
--Anne Barton (defendant)
Sam Lynk
--Michael Emmet (victim)

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