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Perry Mason: The Case of the Crying Comedian

Comedian Charlie Hatch learns that his old galpal, Anne Gilrain, has escaped from an asylum from where she was forcibly by her nasty husband. When hubby turns up murdered, Charlie fears that Anne did the deed and sets himself up as a suspect. It's up to Perry and company to try and save the comic from his abysmal stupidity.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x5
Airdate: Saturday October 14th, 1961

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Guest Stars
Jackie CooganJackie Coogan
As Gunner Grimes
Gloria TalbottGloria Talbott
As Anne Gilrain
Sue Ane LangdonSue Ane Langdon
As Rowena
Med FloryMed Flory
As Sgt. McVey
Stacy HarrisStacy Harris
As Ed Brigham
Liam SullivanLiam Sullivan
As Tom Gilrain
John GallaudetJohn Gallaudet
As Judge
John AlvinJohn Alvin
As Manager
Ray DannisRay Dannis
As Reese Lordan
Art LewisArt Lewis
As Emcee
Charles StroudCharles Stroud
As Court Clerk
Tommy NoonanTommy Noonan
As Charlie Hatch
Alan ReynoldsAlan Reynolds
As Dr. Iverson
Main Cast
Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
As Perry Mason
Barbara HaleBarbara Hale
As Della Street
William HopperWilliam Hopper
As Paul Drake
William TalmanWilliam Talman
As Hamilton Burger
Ray CollinsRay Collins
As Lieutenant Arthur Tragg
Other Episode Crew

CreatorErle Stanley Gardner
Executive ProducerGail Patrick
ProducerArt Seid
Associate ProducerJackson Gillis
CastingHarvey Clermont
Make-upIrving Pringle
Set DecoratorCharles Vassar
Production Sound MixerHerman Lewis
Script SupervisorM.E.M. Gibsone
Director of PhotographyRobert G. Hager
Art DirectorLewis H. Creber
Film EditorRichard Cahoon
Assistant DirectorRobert G. Stone
Story ConsultantSamuel Newman
Wardrobe SupervisorEvelyn Carruth  |  Edward McDermott (2)
Prop MasterRay Thompson (3)
Warning: Perry Mason season 5 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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