Vera Wynne is the power behind the throne, so to speak, as secretary to Archer Bryant, the head of an investment firm and a bit of a playboy. She can make careers and her latest interest is the firm's new financial comptroller, the handsome young Clyde Darrell. He's just discovered a fraud being perpetrated by one of the stock brokers they use, Ian Jarvis, who promptly loses them as a client. Vera has her own interests, however, and arranges to tap her boss' private phone, the one he uses to place stock orders for the firm. She hires Glen Holman, a disgraced ex-detective, who has a gift with electronics and wire taps. Paul tries to find him but he is found dead. Problems arise, however, when she learns that Clyde is involved with Archer Bryant's pretty niece, Nancy Bryant. She confronts him in Archer Bryant's office and they quarrel and she falls, hitting her head. When she is later found dead, Clyde is charged with murder and it's up to Perry Mason, as his defense attorney, to find ... Written by
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Vera Wynne's head is bleeding after Clyde Darrell pushes her down. The medical examiner later establishes that the fall had only bruised her. See more
I think you're looking for me.
Won't you be seated, Miss Wynne? This way.