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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson (1989)

Ken Malansky is a law student attending a class being taught by Perry Mason. When a friend tells him that his girlfriend was assaulted by a fellow student, Ken rushes to the university's ... See full summary »

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Robert Hamilton (teleplay), Dean Hargrove (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Raymond Burr ... Perry Mason
Barbara Hale ... Della Street
Alexandra Paul ... Amy Hastings
William R. Moses ... Ken Malansky
Brian Keith ... Frank Wellman Sr.
Leslie Ackerman ... Miss Lehman
Richard Allen Richard Allen ... Jeff
Brian Backer ... Eugene
John DeMita ... Scott McDonald (as John De Mita)
Karen Kopins ... Kimberly McDonald
John LaMotta John LaMotta ... Bartender Al (as John La Motta)
Charley Lang ... Travis Howe
John Allen Nelson ... Frank Wellman Jr.
Mark Rolston ... Vic Hatton
Raye Birk ... Sam Morgan
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Storyline

Ken Malansky is a law student attending a class being taught by Perry Mason. When a friend tells him that his girlfriend was assaulted by a fellow student, Ken rushes to the university's mock courtroom to confront him and finds him dead. The murder weapon was Ken's own knife. Perry is reluctant to take on his case, especially since the victim was the son of a close friend. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Perry Mason: The Case of the Lethal Lesson See more »

Filming Locations:

Denver, Colorado, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

First appearance of William R. Moses as Ken Malansky. See more »

Goofs

The night skyline shown in this movie and other modern Perry Mason movies is of Atlanta with the Peachtree Plaza not of Denver where the movie is supposedly taking place. See more »

Connections

Follows Perry Mason: The Case of the Murdered Madam (1987) See more »

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EXCELLENT FILM!
21 May 2003 | by selwitelsdSee all my reviews

As a big fan of Billy Moses, I would have to say his entrance into the series was awesome and believable! This movie captivated me with it's romance and suspence. Also the humor aspect of it all. It was just a good natured film!


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