Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake (1988)

Genres - Mystery, Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film, Crime Drama  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Raymond Burr, as ever, stars in this TV-movie continuation of the Perry Mason saga. Once more pulled out of semi-retirement, Perry takes on the case of a wealthy man (David Hasselhoff) accused of murdering his heiress wife. Of course, this has nothing to do with the Klaus von Bulow affair. As was customary in these latter-day Mason episodes, the bulk of the detective work is in the hands of Paul Drake Jr., played by William Katt--the real-life son of Mason's "Della Street," Barbara Hale. Lady in the Lake was one of two Perry Mason two-hour specials produced by Fred Silverman and Dean Hargrove in 1988; the other was subtitled The Case of the Avenging Ace.

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courtroom, family, heir, investigation, lawyer, murder