Perry Mason/The Case of the Brazen Bequest

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The Case of the Brazen Bequest
Season 5, Episode 12
Airdate December 2, 1961
Production Number 171-148
Written by Robert Leslie Bellem
Directed by Arthur Marks
Produced by Art Seid
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The Case of the Brazen Bequest is the twelfth episode of the fifth season of Perry Mason, and the one hundred thirty-fifth episode overall.

Starring: Raymond Burr (Perry Mason), Barbara Hale (Della Street), William Hopper (Paul Drake), Ray Collins (Lt. Tragg) (credit only)

Additional Cast: Phyllis Avery (Mary Cromwell), Alan Hewitt (Dr. Marcus Tate), Karl Weber (Charles Cromwell), Mort Mills (Sgt. Landro), John Wilder (Dick Wilson), Barbara Stuart (Maizie Freitag), Strother Martin (Pete Gibson), Joseph Julian (Deputy D.A. Horner), William Allyn (Robert Haskell), Will Wright (James Vardon), James Millhollin (Prof. Grove), Charles Irving (Judge), Elvia Allman (Julia Slovak), Nelson Olmsted (Dr. Hunterlin), Dick Whittinghill (Jerry), Ernest Sarracino (Rafael Sandoval), Sally Mills (Nurse Talbot), Charles Tannen (Cabby), Frank Behrens (Autopsy Surgeon), Morris Erby (Jonas), Herbert Lytton (Motel Clerk), Richard Geary (Deputy Sheriff), Sandy Shaffer (College Girl)


Plot Overview

College Chancellor Cromwell's bid for a promotion is threatened by a blackmailing rival who's discovered that Cromwell is not his real name and that he's wanted for questioning in Central America about a murder that occurred there while he was a visiting sailor. When the rival is found dead, Perry agrees to defend Cromwell, but in order to do so, he has to travel south to Central America and straighten out the other situation.


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