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Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)

A teenager from Las Vegas asks Perry Mason to defend her father who is accused of killing a notorius blackmailer who drove her uncle to suicide.

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Perry Mason
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Della Street
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Ken Malansky
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Cliff Bartell
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Richard Stuart
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L.D. Ryan
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Steven Elliott
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Jay Corelli
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Martin Hochman
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Sgt. Hollenbeck
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Melanie Benson
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David Benson
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Ms. Young (Jennifer / Stephanie)
Lois De Banzie ...
Sarah Andrews (as Lois de Banzie)
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Richard Stuart is a very wealthy man, thanks to his methods of 'assisting' certain people to advance in their careers. Richard however is blackmailing all of his clients and invites them every now and then to a poker game in Las Vegas. The game in reality is when Richard gets his money from his clients. David Benson's brother was committed suicide thanks to one of Richard's schemes and, during one of the 'poker' parties David bursts in with a gun and attempts to shoot Richard but is overpowered and thrown out. Later on that night, Richard is shot with David's gun and David is arrested for the crime. David's young daughter Melanie had followed her father to Las Vegas and when David is arrested runs to Perry who is in town for a boxing match with Ken. Perry knows of Richard's methods and as he wants to know the truth sets out with Della and Ken to solve the mystery but Melanie wants to help too and gets herself in major trouble with one of the suspects... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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30 September 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Perry Mason - A pimasz lány esete  »

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Don Galloway has a minor role as a police sergeant in this movie. For eight years he co-starred with Raymond Burr on Ironside (1967). See more »

Goofs

When Ken and Alice enter her home the inside does not match the outside. On the outside the door is in a corner but the kitchen on the inside is along a straight wall. There is also a laundry vent on the right side of the door but there is no corresponding vent on the inside of the house. See more »

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Followed by Perry Mason: The Case of the Reckless Romeo (1992) See more »

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Entertaining Perry Mason show
10 May 2013 | by See all my reviews

The plot of the show involved a murder occurring in Las Vegas, Nevada and a trial being held there. The courtroom scenes were actually filmed in the Municipal Court building of the City of Aurora, Colorado. The exteriors of the court building were filmed there also. A huge wooden duplicate of the Seal of the State of Nevada was hung over the marble City of Aurora seal that was hanging in a stairwell. The jail scenes were filmed in the newly constructed Aurora City Jail, which was not completed and at that time had no prisoners. The suspect in this play was the very first person to be "held" in the jail. Numerous detectives and other police personnel on their lunch hours, observed the filming from a second floor balcony. The hotel scenes were filmed in downtown Denver.


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