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Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993)

On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', ... See full summary »

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Gerry Conway, Erle Stanley Gardner (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Raymond Burr ... Perry Mason
Barbara Hale ... Della Street
William R. Moses ... Ken Malansky
Stuart Damon ... Alex Straub
Linda Dano ... Sandra Drake
Genie Francis ... Kris Buckner
Richard Grove ... Jim Watson
Sean Kanan ... Mark Stratton
Christian Jules Le Blanc ... Sheriff (as Christian LeBlanc)
Charles Macaulay Charles Macaulay ... District Attorney Markham
James McEachin ... Lt Brock
Karen Moncrieff ... Mimi Hoyle
Richard Riehle ... Mort Aberdine
Arleen Sorkin ... Peg Ferman
Krista Tesreau Krista Tesreau ... Charlotte Grant
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Storyline

On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', she makes herself the prime suspect when Stratton is murdered by someone poisoning him. As an old friend, Perry Mason comes to the help of Kris and agrees to defend her. Meanwhile Ken goes in search of information with the help of fan of the show. Written by bob the moo

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 November 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Perry Mason - A gyilkos csók See more »

Filming Locations:

Denver, Colorado, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Mr. Burr was so weak during the shooting that he is always either sitting down or leaning on the props. Near the end of the trial, a double is used to show him walking out of the courtroom. See more »

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When examining the security guard in court, Mason uses the term prosecution office when talking about the studio. He meant to say production office and the mistake was not caught prior to airing. See more »

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At the end of the film, the words 'DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF RAYMOND BURR 1917-1993' appear on the screen just as the end credits roll. See more »

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Follows Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (1992) See more »

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Reasonable enough entry in the series - a typical way for Burr to bow out
21 December 2003 | by bob the mooSee all my reviews

On the set of a popular daytime soap opera `Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll `kill him before she leaves the show', she makes herself the prime suspect when Stratton is murdered by someone poisoning him. As an old friend, Perry Mason comes to the help of Kris and agrees to defend her. Meanwhile Ken goes in search of information with the help of fan of the show.

The final Perry Mason film which starred Burr in the title role, this is a fairly typical entry in the series that gives the audience all we would usually expect from the films. The plot is OK but it seems a little bit more forced than in other films in the series. The film enjoys poking fun at the soap opera types - although not as gleefully as I would have expected a TVM series to have done!

Mason does his usual stuff - ripping through TV actors in small roles as red herrings etc. Burr is good in the role as one would expect from someone in the role for so long. Moses has his usual stuff to do - chasing thugs with an useless female sidekick, but it is a little lame this time and the autograph hunter is very irritating. The supporting cast contains nobody of note and none of them really excel themselves, just delivering by-the-numbers performances.

Overall Mason fans will like this because it goes through the formula well and has all the usual stuff. The lack of stronger actors and characters in the support cast is a problem, but essentially the film does what all it's predecessors have done - deliver the usual story in a build up to an average scene of minor fireworks where the real killer is revealed.


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