The Defenders: Season 1, Episode 30

The Benefactor (28 Apr. 1962)

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The Prestons defend a doctor arrested by the police for performing illegal abortions.

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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Robert F. Simon ...
Dr. Ernest Montgomery (as Robert Simon)
Judson Laire ...
Judge Burton Henshaw
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Elinor Stafford (as Collin Wilcox)
Kathleen Widdoes ...
Sandra Mason
Polly Rowles ...
Helen Donaldson
Kermit Murdock ...
District Attorney Larkin
Margaret Barker ...
Dr. Susan Phillips
Augusta Dabney ...
Mrs. Stafford
Will Hare ...
Mr. Mason
Dee Hartford ...
Audrey Gunther
Frank Marth ...
Sgt. Rogers
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Mr. Patterson
Frank Daly ...
Reporter Harris
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The Prestons defend a doctor arrested by the police for performing illegal abortions.

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The program's sponsors refused to advertise on this episode, necessitating a last-minute replacement, because it was so controversial. See more »

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