Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel (1987)

Perry Mason: The Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel (1987 TV Movie)

Perry is sueing a gutter trash newspaper that is running a story about a love affair between him and Della. The editor also has “dirt” files on an Army General, his banker and other “clients”. All of them make little-concealed verbal threats to him at a party but the person that hated him most is a female reporter who the editor had just fired from the paper for attempting to write a serious story. She threatens him and soon after the editor is found, floating in his pool, shot. The reporter is arrested for the crime and Perry, who has a personal stake in this matter, with the aid of Della and Paul set out to solve the mystery. But the other suspects just want the case over with and will go to any lengths to protect their pasts and their secrets…

 

Cast:

Yaphet Kotto                       …        General Sorenson

Raymond Burr                    …        Perry Mason

Barbara Hale                       …        Della Street

William Katt                         …        Paul Drake Jr.

Robert Guillaume               …        Harlan Wade

Morgan Brittany                 …        Marianne Clayman

Eugene Butler                      …        Nick Moretti

René Enríquez                     …        Oscar Ortega (as Rene Enriquez)

George Grizzard                 …        Dr. Clayman

Wings Hauser                      …        Capt. James Rivers

Susan Wilder                       …        Michelle Benti

David Ogden Stiers            …        Michael Reston

Ben Slack                              …        Frank Peterson

Wiley Harker                       …        Cyril Enright

Dennis Hayden                   …        The Animal

Philip LeStrange                  …        Collier Jennings (as Phillip Le Strange)

James McEachin                 …        Harry Forbes (as James Mc Eachin)

Pam Ward                            …        Judge Eleanor Daniels

Ed O’Brien                            …        Lt. Peter Donahue

Dan Kopper                         …        Rick Conner

Pat Mahoney                       …        Colonel Macauley (as Patrick Mahoney)

Keith Williams                     …        Bar Customer

Larry Butler                          …        Man Who Sees a UFO (uncredited)

Bill Higham                          …        Reporter (uncredited)

Kerrie Keane                        …        (uncredited)

Victor Morris                       …        Policeman (uncredited)

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