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

March 7, 1963 [173] "The Case of the Golden Oranges"

Director--Arthur Marks
Teleplay--Jonathan Latimer

Perry is back on the job and it's a dog day when he must defend Amos Keller's mutt for biting Gerald Thornton. Later he defends Keller's granddaughter for murdering Thornton. Fans of Spaghetti Westerns will recognize Lee Van Cleef, who played Ugly in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, as Edward Doyle in this episode.

Sandra Keller--Natalie Trundy (defendant)
Gerald Thornton--Arch Johnson (victim)
Courtney Osgood--Henry Norel
Edward Doyle--Lee Van Cleef
Judge Stanley--Charles Irving
Judge Gry--Nolan Leary

Webmaster's Note: Knowledgeable fans know that Lee Van Cleef was the Bad in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Eli Wallach was the Ugly. Thanks to Susan McNeel for pointing this out. Information about the film may be found here at the Sergio Leone site.


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