#4 The Case of the Drowning Duck

The Case of the Drowning Duck
Perry Mason Season One Volume One
Released July 11, 2006

Perry Mason DVD

The Case of the Drowning Duck (Episode #4)
Original air date: October 12, 1957
Produced by CBS Television in Association with Paisano Productions

Cast List

Raymond Burr as Perry Mason
Barbara Hale as Della Street
William Hopper as Paul Drake
William Talman as Hamilton Burger
Ray Collins as Lt. Tragg

Carol Kelly ... Lois Reed
Noland Leary ... Judge Meeham
Victor Sutherland ... Clyde Waters
Carolyn Craig ... Helen Waters
Don Beddoe ... George Norris
Paula Winslow ... Martha Norris
Gary Vinson ... Marv Adams
Harry Landers ... Donald Briggs
Olive Blakeney ... Mrs. Adams
Rusty Lane ... Chief Glass
Tom London ... Cabbie
Phillip Tonge ... Cortland
Joseph Forte ... Dr. Creel
Helen Hatch ... Secretary
Clifford Botelho ... Pedro

Key Production Staff

Directed by William D. Russell
Teleplay by Al C. Ward
Ben Brady, Producer
Gail Patrick Jackson, Executive Producer
Sam White, Associate Producer


Paula Winslow, who played Martha Norris, also portrayed a night court judge in The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle (1962). One other female actress, Lillian Bronson, served as a judge on three episodes.

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