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

January 3,1959 [51] "The Case of the Shattered Dream"

Director--Andrew V. McLaglen
Teleplay--Robert Bloomfield and Seeleg Lester

Sarah Werner (played by Osa Massen, in one of her several Mason appearances) comes to Perry crying poverty. She begs him to find her husband, Hugo Werner, who ran off with her inheritance. Leave it to Della to wonder out loud why such a poor woman would be wearing "Eternity," a perfume costing $150 an ounce.

Meanwhile, Hugo Werner, alias Hans Breel, is working on a gem scam. But Hugo's scheme backfires when he is murdered, and wife Sarah is charged with the crime.

Sarah Werner--Osa Massen (defendant)
Virginia Trent--Virginia Vincent
Hans Breel/Hugo Werner--Kurt Kreuger (victim)
Adolph Van Beers--Ludwig Stossel
Judge--Lillian Bronson


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