Perry Mason Season 1
S01E19 The Case of the Haunted Husband
First Aired: January 25, 1958
Claire Olger is hitchhiking because her purse was stolen at the bus station and is picked up by Michael Greeley. He loses control of the car and has an accident due to his being intoxicated. Arriving at the scene of the accident, the police find Claire in the driver's seat. The district attorney's office questions her but do not believe her story about another driver. Her friend, Doris Stephanak, asks Perry Mason to help. When Perry is unable to contact Claire at her hotel, he goes there and finds Michael Greeley dead in her room. The police accuse Claire Olger of murder, realizing Michael Greeley fits the description of the man she claimed was driving the car and believe she had motive and opportunity.
Cast: Raymond Burr (Perry Mason), Barbara Hale (Della Street), William Hopper (Paul Drake), William Talman (Hamilton Burger), Ray Collins (Lieutenant ArthurTragg)
Recurring Role: Sydney Smith (Judge Osborn), Jack Gargan (Court Clerk)
Guests: Grant Richards (Jerry Heywood), Harlan Warde (Harold Hanley), Fredd Wayne (Ernie Tanner), Patricia Hardy (Claire Olger), John Hubbard (Michael Greeley), Helen Westcott (Marcia Greeley), Karen Steele (I) (Doris Stephanak), Herb Vigran (Charlie)