Perry Mason Season 1
S01E14 The Case of the Baited Hook
First Aired: December 21, 1957
Robert Dawson confronts Albert Tydings, his partner, about $80K missing from Carol Stanley's trust account. Albert Tydings admits he embezzled the money and blackmails Robert Dawson to keep quiet or he will reveal some scandalous facts about Carol. Later, Carol calls and makes an appointment to meet Albert Tydings at his office to discuss the trust account. She arrives to find Albert Tydings dead. The next morning Perry goes to Albert Tydings' home and finds him there dead. Eventually the police determine Tydings body was moved from his office. The police accuse Carol Stanley when her car is reported seen at the office at the time he was murdered.
Cast: Raymond Burr (Perry Mason), Barbara Hale (Della Street), William Hopper (Paul Drake), William Talman (Hamilton Burger), Ray Collins (Lieutenant ArthurTragg)
Recurring Role: Connie Cezon (Gertie)
Guests: Willard Sage (Robert Dawson), Judith Braun (Carol Stanley), Al Hopson (Richard Ellis), Mary Castle (Enid Shaw), George N. Neise (Albert Tydings), Peg Whitman (Receptionist), Lyle Latell (Officer), Frank Marlowe (Janitor), Geraldine Wall (Abigail Leeds), Maurice McEndree (Operative)