"Perry Mason" The Case of the Playboy Pugilist 1962
"Perry Mason" The Case of the Playboy Pugilist 1962

Story: Davey Carroll is an up and coming boxer whose trainer, Jimmy West, thinks has a great future. So does promoter Tod Richards who wants to try and get Davey under contract with him. Richards wines and dines the slightly dull boxer who does eventually sign with him. Richards also surprises West by offering him a 50% partnership in the deal. With everyone seemingly happy, they set up a boxing camp in the countryside. Sports journalist George Hale also has interest in both the boxer and Richards, especially the promoter's other business dealings including the purchase of a hotel. When Richards is found dead after a fight with Jimmy and is shot with Jimmy's gun, Jimmy West is accused of murder and Perry Mason defends him.
Release date: 11 Oct 1962
User Votes: 7.8
Countries: United States,
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery,
MPAA Rating: R
Runtime: 60 minutes
Oscars: None
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