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      Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star

      TV-14 1986 1 hr. 37 min. Mystery & Thriller List
      Reviews Actor Robert McCay (Joe Penny) intends to shoot talk-show host Steve Carr (Alan Thicke) with a gun filled with blanks on live television as a publicity stunt. However, when McCay pulls the prank, the gun is loaded with live ammo and he unknowingly kills Carr. Master lawyer Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) comes out of retirement to defend McCay with the aid of his secretary, Della Street (Barbara Hale). Mason and investigator Paul Drake Jr. (William Katt) try to determine who wanted Carr dead. Read More Read Less

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      david h Wow I never realised that there were so many of these. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Paul Chambers Movie Chambers Who cares if the plotting is a bit obvious and not nearly as accomplished as in the CBS series? Rated: B+ Jan 21, 2014 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis Actor Robert McCay (Joe Penny) intends to shoot talk-show host Steve Carr (Alan Thicke) with a gun filled with blanks on live television as a publicity stunt. However, when McCay pulls the prank, the gun is loaded with live ammo and he unknowingly kills Carr. Master lawyer Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) comes out of retirement to defend McCay with the aid of his secretary, Della Street (Barbara Hale). Mason and investigator Paul Drake Jr. (William Katt) try to determine who wanted Carr dead.
      Director
      Ron Satlof
      Executive Producer
      Dean Hargrove, Fred Silverman
      Screenwriter
      Anne Collins
      Production Co
      InterMedia Entertainment Company, Viacom Productions, Strathmore Productions
      Rating
      TV-14
      Genre
      Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (DVD)
      Jun 10, 2014