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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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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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In one scene where Paul Drake Jr. is talking to Della in his office, a black and white portrait photo can be seen. Though it is a bit blurred, you can see it is William Hopper who played the original Paul Drake in the older TV series. 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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21 January 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Della Street is set up as the fallguy for a murder. Of course, everybody knows that this sweet, motherly woman wouldn't swat a fly, much less off somebody. Mason pulls out all stops in unraveling the mystery and uncovers a plot to keep a multi-million dollar scam intact. The one phony part in this film is the reaction of a lawyer at the movie's end. No attorney would do what this man did.


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