Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun (1986)

Genres - Mystery, Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Detective Film  |   Release Date - Jul 22, 1986 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Following the excellent ratings response to the 1985 "reunion" special Perry Mason Returns, producers Fred Silverman and Dean Hargrove quickly assembled a second two-hour Mason TV movie in 1986. Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun finds Mason (Raymond Burr), now a judge, briefly stepping down from the bench to defend a nun (Michele Greene) accused of murder. The victim was a handsome priest, with whom the nun was allegedly conducting an affair. William Katt plays private detective Paul Drake Jr., who in the tradition of his late father tracks down clues on Mason's behalf--nearly losing his life at every turn. Case of the Notorious Nun was followed in short order by Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star (86).

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forbidden-love, courtroom, investigation, lawyer, murder, nun, priest