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

March 14, 1959 [59] "The Case of the Stuttering Bishop"

Director--William D. Russell
Teleplay--Gene Wang
Story--Erle Stanley Gardner's 1936 novel

Carol Delaney was raised in an orphanage and never knew who her parents were. Charles Burroughs, is a multimillionaire whose only daughter ran away years ago, leaving a baby daughter in an orphanage before she died. When the stuttering Bishop Mallory brings these two people together, he expects a joyous reunion.

But when Burroughs is stabbed to death Carol becomes the main suspect. Perry must prove not only Carol's innocence but her right to inherit Burroughs's name and fortune.

Bishop Arthur Mallory--Vaughn Taylor (victim #2)
Carol Delaney--Rebecca Welles (defendant)
Phillip Burroughs--Jonathan Kidd
Charles Burroughs--Carl Benton Reid (victim #1)
Judge--Morris Ankrum


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