Stacey Garnett driving near the beach picks up young Debbie Conrad. He gives her his card offering her a job as a Golden Bear at his club before stopping at a company property for a meeting taking a small gun with him. After hearing shots she runs away and finds a second ride with Victor Montalvo at a phone booth. She notices and quietly picks up the same gun in the floorboard. When the majority owner of the Golden Bear Club Stacey Garnett is found shot to death, his partner Victor Montalvo is charged with murder and he turns to Perry Mason to defend him. There is no doubt that Montalvo disliked Garnett who took over the club and it's magazine, which focused on outdoor activities, and turned into a men's club and girlie magazine. Montalvo was known to have detested what Garnett did but the forensic evidence also shows that he was killed with a odd-caliber gun, which Montalvo happens to own. Perry is certain of his client's innocence but there are several others who would like to have ... Written by
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The music heard at The Golden Bear Club shortly before the owner is arrested is the same music played by The Mosquitoes in the Gilligan's Island episode "Don't Bug the Mosquitoes," including the song "You Need Me," sung by Ginger, Mary Ann, and Mrs. Howell! See more