New DVDs: Perry Mason!

Perry Mason DVDCreated by Erle Stanley Gardner, based on his noir crime novels and real-life experiences as an attorney, the television show “Perry Mason” (aired from 1957-1966) launched the popularity of courtroom dramas with the American viewing public. The Law Library recently added Seasons 1 and 2 of “Perry Mason” to our DVD Collection, so you can check out the investigative tricks and the melodramatic confessions for yourself.

Read more about the influence this popular television show from the 1950’s has had on Americans’ attitudes towards lawyers and the law in author Thomas M. Leitch’s 2005 book Perry Mason (Law Library Basement PN1992.77.P4 L45 2005).

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