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

January 23, 1960 [82] "The Case of the Wayward Wife"

Director--Walter Grauman
Teleplay--William O'Farrell

Oh, the perils of book publishing! Ben Sutton is listed as the author of the best-seller Ordeal, a book describing his experiences in a Korean prisoner-of-war camp. Sutton is already in deep with a blackmailer over the true authorship when the real author is released from an army hospital. Sutton is slain before he can tell the truth, and his widow arrested for the murder. When Perry takes the case, his first job is to find out who else knew that Sutton was a fraud.

Arthur Poe--Marshall Thompson
Sylvia Sutton--Bethel Leslie (defendant)
Ben Sutton--Richard Shannon (victim)
Judge--Kenneth MacDonald


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