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

January 4,1958 [16] "The Case of the Demure Defendant"

Director--Laslo Benedek
--Ben Brady and Richard Grey
--Erle Stanley Gardner's 1956 novel

Nadine Marshall confesses to all the details of a murder while under a drug-aided hypnosis session with her doctor. The doctor seeks Perry's advice on what to do with the recording of Nadine's confession. Perry knows what not to do with it. He doesn't want to see it in the hands of Burger or Tragg until he investigates his hunch that the girl is really innocent.

Nadine Marshall--Christine White (defendant)
Captain Hugo
--Clem Bevans
Martin Wellman
--Alexander Price (victim)
--Morris Ankrum


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