Perry Mason: The Case of the Crippled Cougar

Los Angeles: CBS Television Network, 1962. Draft script for the Season 5, Episode 22 "Perry Mason" episode "The Case of the Crippled Cougar," which first aired on CBS on March 3, 1962. Copy belonging to unknown crew member, with his signature in holograph pencil on the front wrapper, and with a few holograph pencil annotations within the script pertaining to line changes for Perry Mason.

A man crippled in a fire at his oil well believes that the owner of a tool and supply company is to blame for his injury, in addition to the theft of over $100,000 in cash and securities from the oil well. He secretly schemes to exact his revenge with the help of his site manager, but when the manager unexpectedly turns up dead, he must extricate himself from suspicion.

Blue titled wrappers, marked as production No. 156, dated JANUARY 12, 1962, with credits for character creator Erle Stanley Gardner. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Bob Mitchell. 61 leaves, with last page of text numbered 55. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with blue and pink revision pages throughout, dated variously between 1/22/62 and 1/23/62. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, with rusting at the binding, splashes to the rear wrapper, and some foxing, bound with two silver brads.

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