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

April 5,1958 [29] "The Case of the Hesitant Hostess"

Director--Christian Nyby
Teleplay
--Al C. Ward
Story
--Erle Stanley Gardner's 1953 novel

Perry offers to defend a man free of charge because he knows the guy is still hurting over the accidental death of his wife and kids eight years ago. It pays off when Perry turns up a heroin- smuggling ring at the Danceland Ballroom.

Albert Sanders--Fred Sherman (defendant)
Martha Rayburn
--June Vincent
Frederick Archer III
--Les Tremayne
Joe Gibbs
--Ned Wever
Kim Lane
--Betty Utey (victim)
Judge
--Fay Roope

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