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

March 26, 1960 [88] "The Case of the Bashful Burro"

Director--Robert Ellis Miller
Teleplay--Jonathan Latimer
Producer--Herbert Hirschman

Gold mines and rodeos set the hard pace of life in Placer City. Perry is in town on business looking for an old prospector named Amos Catledge to subpoena for testimony. But it's Just like Perry to go on a trip and end up getting involved in a totally unrelated case. He saunters into the Gold Nugget Saloon and ends up stopping a fight. Later on, one of the antagonists is murdered and the other is accused of the crime. But when Perry goes looking for clues, all hands point to the same man he came to find originally, that old prospector.

Gerald Norton--Ray Stricklyn (defendant)
Crawford Wright--Ben Wright
Ken Bascombe--Hugh Sanders (victim)
District Attorney Williams--Howard Wendell
Judge--Lewis Martin

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