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

October 10, 1963 [184] "The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito"

Director--Jesse Hibbs
Teleplay--Jonathan Latimer
Story--Erle Stanley Gardner's 1943 novel

When someone tries to kill a friend of Perry's who has discovered a lost gold mine, Paul is called on to disguise himself as a prospector and act as bait for the potential killer. But while Paul is looking for rocks, he finds a body instead.

This episode is unusual in that there is no trial--just a coroner's inquest. Therefore, there is no defendant.

Gerald Sommers--Strother Martin
James Bradisson--Robert Knapp (victim)
Assistant district attorney Northridge--Garry Walberg

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