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Perry Mason

Raymond Burr – More than Mason

IN THE November 28 ISSUE

FROM THE 2015 Articles,
andDeborah Harter Williams,
andMysteryrat's Maze,

by Deborah Harter Williams

Raymond Burr was Perry Mason (and vice versa) for most of my life, and more than half of his. In the series and the later movies, he made the role his own from 1957 to his death in 1993. He once said that the downside of the Perry Mason role was that it put everything else he had done in shadow.


Who Is Perry Mason?

IN THE August 13 ISSUE

FROM THE 2011 Articles,
andBooks & Tales,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
andSandra Murphy,

by Sandra Murphy

Who is Perry Mason? A character from the prolific and creative mind of Earle Stanley Gardner, he’s a defense attorney who never lost a case, much to the chagrin of Hamilton Berger, prosecutor. He is, in the minds of any who ever saw the television series or made-for-TV movies, Raymond Burr.


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