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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989)

Ken Malansky is a law student attending a class being taught by Perry Mason. When a friend tells him that his girlfriend was assaulted by a fellow student, Ken rushes to the university's ... See full summary »

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Frank Wellman Sr.
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Ken Malansky is a law student attending a class being taught by Perry Mason. When a friend tells him that his girlfriend was assaulted by a fellow student, Ken rushes to the university's mock courtroom to confront him and finds him dead. The murder weapon was Ken's own knife. Perry is reluctant to take on his case, especially since the victim was the son of a close friend. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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Perry Mason: Arringa finale  »

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The night skyline shown in this movie and other modern Perry Mason movies is of Atlanta with the Peachtree Plaza not of Denver where the movie is supposedly taking place. See more »

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Follows The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935) See more »

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William R. Moses' first Perry Mason film
18 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is the first movie with William R. Moses ("Falcon Crest") starring as Ken Malansky (nobody can remember this name !) supporting lawyer Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) and Della Street (Barbara Hale) during murder cases.

He enters the series by being accused of murder. But we know, Perry will defend him and proof his innocence ! This is interesting and nice enough for an evening in front of your TV at home.

Of course we will miss William Katt as Perry's assistant, but you will like William R. Moses, too.


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