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

December 19, 1959 [79] "The Case of the Lucky Legs"

Director--William D. Russell
Teleplay--Robert Bloomfield
Story--Erle Stanley Gardner's 1934 novel

The story begins at a fifties-style beauty contest with a lineup of legs. Marjorie Cluny wins the contest, sponsored by Frank Patton of Stellar Productions. Her prize is a trip to Hollywood and a role in Patton's next picture. But alas, there was "fine print" in Marjorie's contract, and her "career" in Hollywood lasts all of two days. When Patton is found punctured with a woodcarving instrument, Marjorie disappears and becomes the leading suspect. Perry must find out which one of Marjorie's lovers is the real culprit, and clear the "Lucky Legs" winner of the murder charge.

Frank Patton--Douglas Evans (victim)
James R. Bradbury--John Archer
Marjorie Cluny Bradbury--Lisabeth Hush (defendant)
Judge--S. John Launer


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