Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star
Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) is once more dragged out of retirement to defend a murder suspect. This time the defendant is an obnoxious actor (Joe Penny) who was seen by an audience of millions in the act of shooting a vitriolic TV talk show host (Allan Thicke). The actor claims the shooting was a prearranged publicity stunt, and that his gun was filled with blanks. Why, then, was the host stone cold dead when the cops arrived? Production sidelight: Allan Thicke, the "murdered" talk host in this made for TV movie, was in 1983 the real host of a failed talk show--a show produced by Fred… More

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"Who cares if the plotting is a bit obvious and not nearly as accomplished as in the CBS series?"
‑ Paul Chambers, Movie Chambers
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