Happy Birthday Erle Stanley Gardner

Happy Birthday Erle Stanley Gardner

Erle Stanley Gardner (July 17, 1889 – March 11, 1970) was an American lawyer and author of detective stories. Best known for the Perry Mason series, he also published under the pseudonyms A.A. Fair, Kyle Corning, Charles M. Green, Carleton Kendrake, Charles J. Kenny, Les Tillray and Robert Parr.

Click here to listen to Perry Mason Radio Shows

Perry Mason was a 15-minute show (including commercials, etc.) that aired five times a week. It ran from October 1943 to December 1955. Several actors played Mason over the years, including Bartlett Robinson, Santos Ortega, Donald Biggs, and John Larkin. Perry’s secretary, Della Street, was played by Gertrude Warner (later, Jan Miner and Joan Alexander)

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6 thoughts on “Happy Birthday Erle Stanley Gardner

  1. I have the DVD box set of the first series in B&W fantastic stuff, also years ago in a charity shop I discovered a box full of his books, so i’m a fan, I’ll try the links.:)

  2. I thought I had seen every episode of the Perry Mason tv series until you posted that shot of aunt Bee in an episode. Now I’ll have to watch all the re-runs. Which I won’t mind at all, because it was a good show.

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