When her mother dies, Trudy Holbrook who is turning eighteen will inherit a $10,000,000 fortune. After noticing a stranger first at the funeral and then outside her estate, she confronts him and he says he is Jay Holbrook, her father. She takes an immediate liking to him but there is no one around anymore who can recognize him. Trudy's elderly cousin Lawrence King is now quite elderly and has gone blind and he is only person who could identify him. Lawrence King however detested him and hires a detective to look into Jay's story. He comes across another man who also claims to be Jay Holbrook. After the second Jay Holbrook arrival is announced in the paper, Lawrence is found murdered. One of the cousins admits seeing Trudy running out of her Uncle's home and racing away in her car. The poker used to kill him is found hidden in her car with her fingerprints on it. Trudy is charged with murder and it's left to Perry Mason to first sort out who of the two men is her father and who might ... Written by
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This show was filmed before the firing of William Talman
and shown as the last program of the season. William Talman was still fired at the time of airing. See more
Trudy learns there are two men claiming to be her long-lost father after a murder is committed. Later she tells Perry Mason she learned that fact earlier. See more
Oh, Miss Trudy? the car's ready.
Here I am, David. Let's go.