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Writers (WGA):
Robert Hamilton (teleplay)
Dean Hargrove (story) ...
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Release Date:
12 February 1989 (USA) See more »
Ken Malansky is a law student attending a class being taught by Perry Mason. When a friend tells him... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Raymond Burr ... Perry Mason

Barbara Hale ... Della Street

Alexandra Paul ... Amy Hastings

William R. Moses ... Ken Malansky

Brian Keith ... Frank Wellman Sr.
Leslie Ackerman ... Miss Lehman
Richard Allen ... Jeff

Brian Backer ... Eugene

John DeMita ... Scott McDonald (as John De Mita)

Karen Kopins ... Kimberly McDonald
John LaMotta ... Bartender Al (as John La Motta)

Charley Lang ... Travis Howe

John Allen Nelson ... Frank Wellman Jr.

Mark Rolston ... Vic Hatton
Raye Birk ... Sam Morgan
Marlene Warfield ... Prosecutor
Kathryn Christopher ... Judge Hoffman
Albert Valdez ... Paul Roberti
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laurence Kirchmar ... Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Christian I. Nyby II 
Writing credits
Robert Hamilton (teleplay)

Dean Hargrove (story) &
Joel Steiger (story)

Produced by
Robert Hamilton .... supervising producer
Dean Hargrove .... executive producer
Peter Katz .... producer
Fred Silverman .... executive producer
David Solomon .... co-producer
Joel Steiger .... executive supervising producer
Original Music by
Dick DeBenedictis 
Cinematography by
Arch Bryant (director of photography)
Film Editing by
David Solomon 
Casting by
Carol L. Dudley  (as Carol Dudley)
Art Direction by
Paul Staheli 
Set Decoration by
Charlie Helms 
Costume Design by
Ronn Rynhart 
Makeup Department
Rosanne Bigelow .... hair stylist (as Roseann Bigelow)
Patti Dallas .... makeup artist
Judee Guilmette .... hair stylist
Dee Sandella .... makeup artist
Production Management
Hal Harrison .... post-production supervisor
Mike Moder .... executive in charge of production
Billy Ray Smith .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gail Joyce Fortmuller .... second assistant director (as Gail Fortmuller)
Gary Grillo .... first assistant director
Art Department
Randy Holland .... construction coordinator
Jeff Petersen .... property master
Sound Department
Jory A. Beckert .... sound re-recording mixer (as Jory Beckert)
James Emerson .... production sound mixer
Sam Horta .... supervising sound editor
Leonard Peterson .... sound re-recording mixer
Gregory H. Watkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul J. Diller .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Gary Jensen .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Jerry Jencks .... key grip
Bradford Lipson .... gaffer (as Brad Lipson)
Douglas O'Kane .... first assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sharon T. Brunn .... costumer: women
Kelly Andrew King .... costumer: men (as Kelly A. King)
Editorial Department
Leslie Sackheim .... assistant editor
Music Department
Ted Roberts .... music editor
Fred Steiner .... composer: original Perry Mason theme
Transportation Department
Gil Talamantes .... transportation coordinator
Dave West .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Other crew
Karen Beard .... location manager
Robert Benevides .... production consultant
Donna Colabella .... production executive
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer
Jeff Glasser .... script supervisor
Andrea Korkut .... production coordinator
Debbie Nodella .... production accountant
Dennis Smith .... legal advisor
Ledge Musselman .... stand-in (uncredited)
Melissa Smith .... post facilities manager (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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95 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Errors in geography: 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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EXCELLENT FILM!, 21 May 2003
Author: Laura from Wisconsin, USA!

As a big fan of Billy Moses, I would have to say his entrance into the series was awesome and believable! This movie captivated me with it's romance and suspence. Also the humor aspect of it all. It was just a good natured film!

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