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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lonely Eloper

Naive and maladjusted Merle Telford is about to turn 21 and receive a substantial inheritance. As soon as she receives her money, Merle plans to run away from her guardians and elope with Danny Pierce but Danny is really a greedy schemer and Merle's supposed best friend, Gina Gilbert, is his accomplice. Paul Drake is hired by the guardians to keep Merle in line. However, when a murder is committed during her birthday party she gets arrested for the crime.

Episode Info
Episode number: 5x30
Airdate: Saturday May 26th, 1962

Guest Stars
Jack GingJack Ging
As Danny Pierce
John DallJohn Dall
As Julian Kirk
Joan StaleyJoan Staley
As Gina Gilbert
Paul TrippPaul Tripp
As Howard Langley
Billy HalopBilly Halop
As Corbett
Kenneth R. MacDonaldKenneth R. MacDonald
As Judge
Carol AndresonCarol Andreson
As Margo Stevens
John ZarembaJohn Zaremba
As Dr. Wales
Pepper CurtisPepper Curtis
As Guest
Maurice WellsMaurice Wells
As Doctor
Holly HarrisHolly Harris
As Doctor's Wife
Jana TaylorJana Taylor
As Merle Telford
Jorja CurtrightJorja Curtright
As Olive Langley
Ralph Reed (1)Ralph Reed (1)
As Messenger
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
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 SupervisorRobert Gary (2)
Director of PhotographyRobert G. Hager
Art DirectorLewis H. Creber
Film EditorRichard Cahoon
Assistant DirectorGordon A. Webb
Story ConsultantSamuel Newman
Wardrobe SupervisorEdward McDermott (2)  |  Evelyn Carruth
Prop MasterRay Thompson (3)
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