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Case of the Simple Simon, The

Alternative title
Simple Simon
Synopsis
Legal drama series about a fictional defence attorney who originally appeared in detective fiction by Erle Stanley Gardner. In this episode an actress (Field), searching for her long-lost son, is implicated in the murder of a drama critic. The Company of Four, led by Professor Ogden Kramer (Keith), is touring on a bus with readings from Shakespeare. There are readings from Macbeth and Hamlet and Victor Buono later reads from Macbeth at the trial.
Series
Perry Mason
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Transmission details
2 Apr 1964 at 21:00 (Channel: CBS)
Duration
53 mins
Availability
No archive copy or distributor found (4/2007).

Credits

Producer
Arthur Marks
Cinematographer
Howard Schwartz
Writer
Robert C. Dennis
Cast
Barbara HaleDella Street
Raymond BurrPerry Mason
Sherwood FeithJohn Syvester Fosette
Virginia FieldRamona Carver

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Hamlet; Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Travelling players

Notes

History
Season 7, episode 24 and episode 204 overall.

Production Company

Name

CBS Television

Name

Paisano Productions

Name

TCF Television Productions

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