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

October 19,1957 [5] "The Case of the Sulky Girl"

Director--Christian Nyby
--Harold Swanton
--Erle Stanley Gardner's 1933 novel

Rod Gleason and Frances Celane have been secretly married for five years and are expecting a child. Frances doesn't want this to be known until she secures her million-dollar trust fund from Uncle Norton. Norton is holding out until the girl is twenty-five.

When Norton is murdered, and Gleason accused, the question Perry must answer is: Who had a greater motive to kill Uncle Norton than his client Rod Gleason? Watch for a rare appearance of Perry's secretary, Gertie, in this episode.

Frances Celane--Olive Sturgess
Arthur Crinston
--Robert Griffin
Gertie Lade
--Connie Cezon (Perry's secretary)
Rod Gleason
--Brian Hutton (defendant)
Edward Norton
--Raymond Greenleaf (victim)
Judge Brian C. Purley--Howard Wendell
Judge Markham--Frank Wilcox


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