The Perry Mason TV Show Book


Adams, Cindy. "Ironside Is Also a Chief in Fiji." TV Guide, 7 November 1970, pp. 39-42.

Adams, Val. "Forty Perry Mason Exploits Stay Squirreled Away at CBS TV." The New York Times, 16 September 1986.

_____. "Markham Gets Perry Mason Role." New York Daily News, 9 May 1973.

_____. "CBS' New Perry Mason." New York Daily News, 2 August 1972, p. 66.

_____. "TV Career Ending for Perry Mason." The New York Times, 18 November 1965.

_____. "Astounding Event! Perry Mason Client Is Found Guilty--Other Items." The New York Times, 8 September 1963.

Amory, Cleveland. "Review: Ironside." TV Guide, 18 November 1967, p. 44.

_____. "Review: Perry Mason." TV Guide, 14 August 1965.

_____. "Review: The New Perry Mason." TV Guide, 29 September 1973, p. 42.

Anonymous. "Perry Mason's DA Loses Again--His job." New York Journal-American, 18 March 1960.

_____. Obituaries: "William Talman." Daily Variety, 3 September 1968.

_____. "TV Show Murderer Named on the News." The New York Times, 10 October 1967.

_____. "The New Perry Mason Show." TV Guide, 8 September 1973, p. 31.

_____. "The Court Will Recess." TV Guide, 18 July 1959, p. 28.

_____. "Perry Mason: Review." TV Guide, 1 February 1958, p. 27.

_____. "TV's Legal Eagle." TV Guide, September 1958, p. 41.

_____, "Perry Mason's Blonde Trouble." TV Guide, 22 February 1958, p. 12.

_____. "The Case of the Businesslike Beauty: How Gail Patrick Became Perry Mason's Boss." TV Guide, 21 June 1958, p. 18.

_____. "Pardon Her Blushes." TV Guide, 5 July 1958.

_____. "The Incredible Case of the Early Riser." TV Guide, 21 February 1959, p. 22.

_____. "The Case of the Handy Helpers." TV Guide, 19 March 1960, p. 26.

_____. "For the Busy Executive-Female: An Unusual Office for Perry Mason's Producer, Who Acts Like a Woman and Thinks Like a Man." TV Guide, 6 January 1961.

_____. "For the Woman on the Go: Barbara Hale Models Two Outfits That Do the Work of Many More." TV Guide, 29 April 1961, pp. 28-29.

_____. "Some Shop Talk about Two Actors." TV Guide, 9 May 1961, p. 13.

_____. "Life with Mother." TV Guide, 1 September 1962, p. 11.

_____. "Awaiting Her Day in Court." TV Guide, 26 January 1963, pp. 15-17.

_____. "Hollywood's Favorite Second Tomatoes: Television's Tight Little Band." TV Guide, 11 January 1964, p. 19.

_____. "Coffee Break." TV Guide, 2 September 1961, p. 13.

_____. "Burr's Island." TV Guide, 12 October 1968, pp. 40-43.

_____. "The Case of the Unhappy D.A." TV Guide, 26 April 1958.

_____. "Wesley Lau Enjoys a Losing Game." TV Guide, 15 August 1964.

Davidson, Bill. "It Took Seven Years to Replace Perry Mason with 'The New Perry Mason."' TV Guide, 1 December 1973, p. 25.

Delfinger, Rita. "TV Fiction vs. Reality in Courtroom." New York Post, 12 November 1973.

Efron, Edith. "A Caldron of Frustrations." TV Guide, 22 February 1969, pp. 20-22.

Farber, Stephen. "Burr and Griffith Back in Familiar TV Roles." The New York Times, 12 April 1986, p. 50.

Gardella, Kay. "He's in the Courtroom Again." New York Daily News, 27 November 1985, p. 77.

_____. "TV's New Perry Mason Won't Play Raymond Burr." New York Daily News, 5 July 1973, p. 109.

_____. "If You Dig Perry Mason, Monte Markham's the One." New York Daily News, 8 August 1973.

"Verdict on Perry Mason, Campbell and the Bunkers," New York Daily News, 17 September 1973.

Gardner, Erle Stanley. "The Nation's Great Educational Factor: Renowned Author Calls It a Stimulant to Constructive Imagination." TV Guide, 31 January 1959.

Gehman, Richard. "He Never Comes in First." TV Guide, 27 April 1963, pp. 22-25.

_____. "The Case of the Silent Secretary." TV Guide, 3 March 1962.

_____. "The Case of the Oversize Actor." TV Guide, 4 March 196 1, p. 9; 11 March 196 1, p. 11; 18 March 196 1, p. 25.

Gould, Jack. "TV: Perry Mason's End Really a Rich Beginning." The New York Times, 23 May 1966.

Harrison, Joseph G. "Perry Mason's Lawyer." Christian Science Monitor, 11 May 1978, p. 23.

Hughes, Dorothy B. "Erle Stanley Gardner's Varied Cast." New York Post, 15 March 1978, p. 22.

Ingersoll, Robert M. "The Law is an Ass." The Comic Buyer's Guide, 18 April 1986, p. 40.

Jennings, C. Robert. "Burr for the Prosecution." TV Guide, 16 September 1967, pp. 24-28.

Mazel, Henry F. "Would Perry Mason Prevail in Today's TV Courtroom?" The New York Times, 8 August 1982.

Ruth, Daniel. "'Notorious Nun' Feeds Mason Habit." TV Guide, 24 May 1986.

Shales, Tom. "'Perry Mason Returns' with a Vengeance in a New Film." New York Post, 29 November 1985.

Shayon, Robert Lewis. "Exit Perry Mason." Saturday Review, 11 June 1966.

Terry, Clifford. "Perry's Back with Another Case of Mason." Chicago Tribune, TV Week, 25 May 1986, p. 4.

Unger, Arthur. "TV's New Perry Mason: Monte Markham." Christian Science Monitor, 7 June 1973, p. 31.

Whitney, Dwight. "Case of the Indestructible Hero." TV Guide, 4 July 1964, p. 15; 11 July 1964, pp. 19-22.

_____. "Raymond Burr: Alone on a Treadmill Pleading His Own Case," 14 July 1965, pp. 15-18.

_____. "Perry Mason, Chief Ironside, and Now the Man Who Became Pope John. TV Guide, 21 April 1973, pp. 14-18.


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