Perry Mason

Season 1 Episode 13

The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink

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Aired Saturday 7:30 PM Dec 14, 1957 on CBS
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The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink
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Restrauteur Morey Allen, a friend of Perry and Della's, has a problem: his waitress, Dixie Dayton, was struck by a car while fleeing the restaurant after spotting a man stalking her. The only item she left behind was a moth-eaten mink. When the stalker is found murdered, Morey and Dixie are both strong suspects and eventually get arrested for the murder. The case also ties in with the murder of a young policeman several months before.moreless

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Douglas Kennedy

Douglas Kennedy

Sgt. Jaffrey

Guest Star

Robert Osterloh

Robert Osterloh

Morey Allen

Guest Star

Kay Faylen

Kay Faylen

Dixie Dayton

Guest Star

Grandon Rhodes

Grandon Rhodes

Judge Lennox

Recurring Role

Connie Cezon

Connie Cezon

Gertie

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  • QUOTES (1)

    • Perry: Two pawn tickets: one she hides in the label of a mink coat, the other ticket stays in her purse where anybody might find it. It's inconsistent.
      Paul: She's a woman.
      Perry: Nah, that's no excuse.

  • NOTES (1)

    • The ending in this episode differs from the ending in the novel on which it is based. In the novel, Lt. Tragg was forced to shoot and kill the murderer when he/she resisted arrest. Here, Tragg only apprehends the guilty party. When the episode was re-filmed in Season 9 as TCOT Sausalito Sunrise the original ending from the novel was restored.

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