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

May 24,1958 [34] "The Case of the Gilded Lily"

Director--Andrew V. McLaglen
Teleplay
--Richard Grey and Gene Wang
Story
--Erle Stanley Gardner's 1956 novel

Charles Stewart Brent, the owner of Perry's office building, unfairly takes the rap for a murder to cover for his young wife, Anne. Charles has known her for only two weeks, but has already been threatened by a blackmailer to expose her "tainted" past. Now he suspects her of murder, but loves her too much to see her in jail.

When Perry proves that Anne is innocent, it's such a relief that the lawyer may be in for a rent reduction.

Anne Brent--Mari Aldon
Charles Stewart Brent
--Grant Withers (defendant)
Arthur Binney
--Richard Erdman (victim)
Harry Mitchell
--Wally Borwin *
Judge Kyle
--Fay Roope

* Webmaster's Note: Rodger Rodriguez points out that actor Wally Borwin should be Wally Brown.

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