Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Monday, February 07, 2011
"Perry Mason: A TV Milestone" on From the Bookshelf.
Raymond Burr as
Erle Stanley Gardner's
University of Delaware's Thomas Leitch, author of Perry Mason and long associated with Kirkus, discusses the 1957–66 TV program on KUSP's From the Bookshelf with Gary Shapiro, comparing it to The Defenders (with E. G. Marshall) and providing insights on its appeal.