Thus they were not in the luggage when the police caught up with it in Della's apt. Though some think they saw a ghost, it was a real, live woman in the mostly exposed flesh flitting through Sierra Vista Park. Hepner was engaged in a rather odd profession. The action keeps moving throughout the story; it's sharp and quick, there's no place where it slows down too much. Her loss of memory is of little help to her when she is charged with murdering a man whom she claims not only is her husband but also is working with her in breaking up a jewelry smuggling ring for the U. The best-selling American author of the 20th century at the time of his death, Gardner also published under numerous pseudonyms, including A.
Now her scandalized half-sister, Olga, fears Eleanor may be using lascivious antics to camouflage more larcenous acts. Anderson , Olga Jordan , Homer Corbin , Judge , Dr. He has a sympathetic doctor stash her in a sanitarium until an arrest warrant causes her to be surrendered to the police. Mason has his hands full with this case; it has open-and-shut written all over it. Though some think they saw a ghost, it was a real, live woman in the mostly exposed flesh flitting through Sierra Vista Park. The formula was as predictable as the verdict, but the long-running series nine seasons was crisply paced and beautifully acted. First off he was an attorney who turned to writing.
But were they in fact married? Seems that he has done the Vegas marriage plan with more than just Perry's client as we are introduced to a women with the exact same marriage proposal as Eleanor's. The music heard under the opening scene in the park is lifted from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. The case concerns a young woman found wandering in a park, nearly naked and claiming to have amnesia. And then there is the amnesia. Erle Stanley Gardner 1889-1970 was a prolific American author best known for his Perry Mason novels, which sold twenty thousand copies a day in the mid-1950s. Many years ago, I was an intense fan of the series, and read them all, at least once.
And so does a murdered corpse that speaks louder than words. Enter Perry Mason—retained by Olga to keep the press at bay while pressing Eleanor for the sordid details of her latest escapade. Interesting that we never see or in any way become acquainted with the victim. Hager Art Direction … Lewis Creber Assistant Director … Robert G. Perry doesn't have a conversation with her until her murder trial is well underway. And what was the significance of the short closet? The plot has a few odd features.
At another time, when Perry rises to question Miss Granger, Little Old Lady 1 peeks over his shoulder also from the back row. This case belongs to the same category. رواية جميلة جدا , و بالرغم ان بداية نشرها كان في عام 1955 الا اني وجدتها تصلح لاي وقت , و كثير من الافلام ذات الطابع الجنائي و القضائي اعتمدت عليها في كثير من النقط و التقاصيل و بعد ان قرأتها اكتشفت انها تحولت الى مسلسل تلفزيوني بعد ذلك : و ان شخصية بيري ماسون من الشخصيات الشهبرة جدا Perry Mason A master attorney works difficult criminal cases for his clients. By the time the show ends the viewer has been treated to a very nice mystery that is positively entertaining. Of course, things look dismal for Perry Mason's client, but he keeps grinding away and in the end we're not surprised that she gets off. I must have missed something - just how were the gems being smuggled? After fainting however, she tells the police she has no idea who she is and is suffering from amnesia.
Sometimes the plots get crazy in Erle Stanley Gardner's books, but this one clipped along at a good pace. When the police arrive, the women passes out only to awake telling that she does not know her name. And so does a murdered corpse that speaks louder than words. Nonetheless, I still love the general setting: the characters of Perry, Della, Paul, Lt. This time it seems that she is now Mrs. Recurring themes: Della is used in a decoy ruse, which may put her in jeopardy.
Eleanor met Douglas on a return cruise from Europe, their family is wealthy. Some of the earlier ones are better, but from the 1950's this is one of the better ones. The action keeps moving throughout the story; it's sharp and quick, there's no place where it The Glamorous Ghost was what I expected - an interesting court case, some good dialogue, a slightly convoluted mystery. A well known, real-world financial services company gets a front row Product Placement for its travelers cheques on Walter Richey's front desk from 11:11 to 11:37. The paint looks quite dingie ; time for a new car? When Hepner is found dead in the park, Eleanor is charged with murder. Perry Mason, Della Street, and Paul Drake play the Ghostbusters long before the original movie was filmed. It's told at a good pace and it keeps you interested.
The story opens with a young woman, dressed only in a slip and raincoat, dancing in the dark where a young couple is sitting in a car. There are many pm books that you feel cheated on during the first read and even the second. Unfortunately it is easy to crack and there is not that much detective work done nor ploy twists. And would the police really have left those suitcases in Della's apt? The legal battling and other excitements within this novel were enough to warrant four stars even if the conclusion I expected from the time it began to flesh itself out was the true one - but with the final reveal I had to give this five stars. He had been killed by a bullet through the back of his head. A shout-out to Douglas Dick, who yesterday turned 90! It kept me guessing because I'd suspected the wrong person all along.
His client is a trouble maker, a young wild girl. First it was a newspaper story that caught Parry Mason's attention. You can find more information on Gardner here, Erle Stanley Gardner. The police were call 46 in the Perry Mason series. Master defense attorney Perry Mason is hired by a young woman to protect her scandalous and headstrong halfsister, Eleanor Corbin, from the consequences of her last escapade.
The investigation finds out a number of hidden facts in the background of this newly married couple. There are some strange and mysterious things in his background. It's been a decade or so since I've read a Mason novel and forgot how well these two characters interact with each other. That is until his first visitor for the day was the half-sister of that 'ghost' and she wanted Perry to handle the case. To win the case however, Perry will first have to get the truth out of his client. Summary From Revised Eleanor Corbin pleads amnesia after police find her running and screaming through woods near her apartment building.