At the offices of a boat building company, Sam Crane calls Lester Martin to be sure the latter will be at the stockholders' meeting by 10:00 am. Lester's step-father, Judson Bailey, wants to take over the company and has the proxy of his wife, Lester's mother Emma and the votes held by company employee and his mistress, Lois Rogers. A gunman invades Lester's apartment and kidnaps him. In a remote area, Lester wrests the gunman's weapon away, and the kidnapper escapes. With Lester absent Judson agrees to delay the vote until 8:00 pm that evening. After Lester tells Sam what happened, Sam calls Marge Fuller, Lester's girlfriend, a professional photographer, to have her take a picture of Judson and the "The Man" at a bar where they might meet. She gets the picture but it is later stolen from her darkroom. At his mother's home, Lester accuses Bailey of setting up the kidnapping, but Emma does not believe her son, thinking he is a talkative tattletale. Lester consults Perry Mason, who ... Written by
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In one scene, Lt. Tragg says he has been a police officer for 30 years. This episode was broadcast in 1960, so Tragg began his law enforcement career in 1930 or thereabouts. See more
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