Ultimate DVD - 09/01/2006 4 stars out of 5 -- "This grandaddy of all TV courtroom dramas is compelling stuff, thanks to Burr's huge, good-natured charm..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Raymond Burr stars as the defense attorney who never lost a case in the landmark series "Perry Mason." In every episode, Mason matches wits with his courtroom adversary, D.A. Hamilton Burger (William Talman). Every time, Mason - aided by devoted secretary Della Street (Barbara Hale) and loyal private eye Paul Drake (William Hopper) - uncovers evidence that clears his client of murder. This special DVD collection includes the first 19 episodes of the legendary series that set the standard for all legal dramas that followed.
First conceived in the books of Erle Stanley Gardner, Perry Mason was an ingenious criminal defense lawyer able to solve the most difficult of cases with his incredible courtroom prowess. Screen legend Raymond Burr brought the character to indelible life in the classic 1950s television series PERRY MASON, which singlehandedly set the standard for later courtroom dramas like L.A. LAW and LAW & ORDER. This collection presents the first 20 episodes of the long-running series' debut season.
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