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Perry Mason Returns (1985)

When his former secretary (Barbara Hale) is accused of a murder, Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) gives up a judgeship to defend her.

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Paula Gordon
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Kathryn Gordon
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Sgt. Stratton
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Rich business man Mr Gordon has many enemies and a family that wouldn't miss him if he dropped dead. Someone hires a hitman to kill him and it is carried out in such a way to frame Gordon's secretary Della Street. When Della is accused of the murder, Perry mason resigns his position as judge to defend her and employs the son of his old colleague, Paul Drake, the act as private investigator on the case. Written by bob the moo

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The Defense Never Rests

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1 December 1985 (USA)  »

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The Return of Perry Mason  »

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Barbara Hale and Raymond Burr were the only members of the original cast of the series who were still alive at the time the movie was filmed. See more »

Goofs

In one of the chase scenes, the doors on Paul Drake's jeep are there when he takes off but after he rounds the corner they are gone. See more »

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Followed by Perry Mason: The Case of the All-Star Assassin (1989) See more »

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He's Back!
15 September 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The first Perry Mason Series ran from 1957 until 1966, In the mid eighties until it's star's (Raymond Burr) death in 1993 there was a belated revival bringing Mason a new generation of fans in several TV Movies along with original sidekick Della Street (Barbara Hale) and new P.I Paul Drake JR (William Katt). This is the first such movie and one of the better ones for it has Della street accused of murdering her boss and so Mason and Drake frantically try to find clear her name.

all in all an above-average TV Mystery

8/10


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