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Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  14 May 1991 (USA)
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David Katz is a world famous magician and he comes to Denver with his group to perform for a charity gala for disabled children. Also there is Perry and Della as all three are supporters of... See full summary »

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David Katz is a world famous magician and he comes to Denver with his group to perform for a charity gala for disabled children. Also there is Perry and Della as all three are supporters of the charity. Kate Ford, an assistant with an arrogant attitude, tells David that she is, from now on, going to do an illusion in which an assistant is raised in a glass coffin only to disappear when the coffin is opened up in the air (while the assistant climbs out before the coffin is raised.) After a one night stand with David, Kate is pregnant and she blackmails David with this. David and his wife Judy can't have children so that comes as a double blow to them. However Kate, with her attitude, creates much hatred at her from the rest of the group. At the gala, the glass coffin is raised but when it opens Kate's dead body falls to the ground - strangled. While Perry and Della set out to try to find the killer, Ken and PI Terry Weidner set out to find out more about Kate but they discover that ... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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Perry Mason - Le cercueil de verre  »

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Case of Glass Coffin Is Not Fatal ***
25 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Perry is literally up to his old tricks defending a magician accused of murdering one of his workers. What a motive he had. The woman told him that she was pregnant with his child.

Naturally, there are others in the cast that can prove to be good suspects as well.

Bill Moses, besides being a private investigator as well as an attorney, shows that he can get physical here. The guy is always making it with the chicks. However, he actually talks in an intelligent fashion.

I was able to figure out who the real killers were right away. The killer and his cohort looked more like father and daughter rather than husband and wife. You just had to put the pieces together.

The adoption scene was lovely at the end but was it really necessary to put in? Love should keep this couple together period.


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