Like Dickens' rascally scamp, Allen Sheridan cons everyone for his own benefit. He asks Joyce Fulton for money to pay a nonexistent gambling debt to Lou Caporale. His Aunt Sarette Winslow flies in from New York to contact him about missing payments he is to pay her under the terms of his dad's will. She goes to his apartment where she finds his body on the balcony but loses the heel of her shoe in the planking. The next day she contacts Perry Mason who calls the apartment but the maid says Sheridan is gone shocking Winslow. Sheridan planned his get away under the name "William Wyatt." He lies about his birthday to his financial advisor, Victor Latimore, in order to secretly receive his inheritance. He has fled to Los Angeles to escape Ralph Curtis, whom he injured in a fight in New York. And he hides from his penniless aunt, Sarette Winslow, to avoid paying her rightful share of his inheritance. Who wouldn't want him dead? Sheridan apparently flies to Mexico City as "Wyatt," but his ... Written by
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When the cleaning lady went to the patio below the deck to try and get the heel unstuck from between deck planks, she did not notice the very large red puddle on the patio. Also, when she walked over to get the chair and position it under the heel, she would have had to walk through the still wet puddle, yet none of the blood was on her shoes when she climbed onto the chair. See more
Long distance. I want to call Los Angeles, California. Person-to-person to Mr. Allen Sheridan at Hollywood 2-4699.