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

June 21,1958 [38] "The Case of the Terrified Typist"

Director--Andrew V. McLaglen
Teleplay
--Robert C. Dennis, Philip MacDonald, and Ben Brady
Story
--Erle Stanley Gardner's 1956 novel

The office of a South African diamond company located in the same building as Perry's office is robbed and the suspect matches the description of a typist who spent some time working in Perry's office. This is just the beginning of a series of strange events that leads Perry into the courtroom defending Duane Jefferson for murder.

When the jury brings in a verdict of guilty, Burger believes he finally has a victory over Mason. It looks that way until we realize that the defendant is an imposter.

James Kincaid alias Duane Jefferson--Alan Marshall (defendant)
Gertie Lade
--Connie Cezon
George Baxter
--Jack Raine (victim)
Judge Hartley
--Kenneth MacDonald

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