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The Case of the Velvet Claws

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Director  William Clemens
Story by  Erle Stanley Gardner
Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Crime, Drama
Duration  
Language  English
The Case of the Velvet Claws movie poster

Release date  August 15, 1936
Based on  Perry Mason bibliography
Writer  Tom Reed (screenplay), Erle Stanley Gardner (novel)
Film series  The Case of the Howling Dog Film Series
Cast  Warren William (Perry Mason), Claire Dodd (Della Street), Wini Shaw (Eva Belter (as Winifred Shaw)), Bill Elliott (Carl Griffin), Joe King (George C. Belter), Addison Richards (Frank Locke)
Similar movies  Shrek 2, Mission: Impossible III, Marnie, Touch of Evil, Just Married, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

The Case of the Velvet Claws is a 1936 mystery film, based on the first Perry Mason novel by Erle Stanley Gardner and featuring the fourth and final appearance of Warren William as defense attorney Mason. Mason finally marries his longtime secretary Della Street, but has to cut their honeymoon short in order to defend a woman accused of murder.

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Cast

  • Warren William as Perry Mason
  • Claire Dodd as Della Street Mason
  • Wini Shaw as Eva Belter (as Winifred Shaw)
  • Bill Elliott as Carl Griffin (as Gordon Elliott)
  • Joe King as George C. Belter (as Joseph King)
  • Addison Richards as Frank Locke
  • Eddie Acuff as Spudsy Drake
  • Olin Howland as Wilbur Strong
  • Dick Purcell as Crandal
  • Kenneth Harlan as Peter Milnor
  • Clara Blandick as Judge Mary F. O'Daugherty
  • Home media

    On October 23, 2012, Warner Home Video released the film on DVD in Region 1 via their Warner Archive Collection alongside The Case of the Howling Dog, The Case of the Curious Bride, The Case of the Lucky Legs, The Case of the Black Cat and The Case of the Stuttering Bishop in a set entitled Perry Mason: The Original Warner Bros. Movies Collection. This is a manufacture-on-demand (MOD) release, available exclusively through Warner's online store and only in the US.

    References

    The Case of the Velvet Claws Wikipedia
    The Case of the Velvet Claws IMDb The Case of the Velvet Claws themoviedb.org