Internationally known concert pianist David Carpenter has a irreparably disabled hand, the result of a tragic accident, and a disastrous cash flow problem. His business manager, Andrew Collis, suggests refocusing the career of David's protégé, brilliant pianist Donna Loring, into more lucrative musical fields. That evening David's car goes over a cliff, an apparent suicide. The life insurance on Carpenter is invalidated due to him committing suicide before the policy was in effect two years leaving his business still strapped for funds. Eric Sturgis, David's partner in artists management, tries to persuade David's widow Anita to guide Donna into the field of rock-and-roll. Anita is appalled. George Worthington tells Anita that he saw David's car being pushed over the cliff, making his death a homicide. Anita and George tell Perry Mason the tale, but Lt. Tragg finds that George was at a bookie joint at the time of David's death. However, Tragg believes it was murder and arrests Donna. ...
Did You Know?
After providing testimony about the decedent's cause of death, a doctor testifies about the characteristics of glass. This is outside a doctor's field of expertise, so the judge should have stopped the questioning and forced the prosecutor to direct his questions to an expert on non-medical evidence (like Lt. Tragg). See more
Well, I, uh, wonder if she'll remember.
To send us tickets to her first concert.
Della, remind her to send us four tickets.
Four? There are only three of us.
Well, you should be able to find a blonde music-lover.