Perry Mason defends Amy Jo Jennings who is charged with murder after her agent, Harry Bronson, is found dead. Amy Jo had only recently arrived from Tennessee with aspirations to be a singer. She got work at a folk club with musician Jazbo Williams. She is followed by a disc jockey, Lester Crawford, from back home who has hounded her to marry him. He interrupts her act at Williams' club and at Bronson's office. Bronson had seen her singing at Williams' club and signed her to a contract but not before getting Amy Jo - in fact a young heiress to her family firm - to give him $50,000 as an investment in a summer musical she will star in. Bronson and his partner, Al Siebring, are deep in debt plus Bronson's wife is urged by her lover to divorce Bronson. Mary Jo had visited Bronson on the evening he was killed to get her money back after she learned that the lead role had also been promised to a well-known singer, Audrey Stemple. Several people had reason to want to see Bronson dead and ...
Did You Know?
Gary Crosby (Jazbo Williams) was featured in The Twilight Zone epsd 'Come Wander with Me', where he was in a similair but reverse situation as singer Floyd Burney, the "Rock-a-Billy-Kid",who goes deep into the back woods hoping to find his next hit record. He no sooner arrives than he hears a beautiful singing voice which draws him deeper into the woods. He eventually meets Mary Rachel who tells him the song he heard belonged to someone and that she's forbidden to tell anyone about it. When she finally reveals it to him, Floyd learns that his future is preordained. See more
You looking for somebody, young lady?
Amy Jo Jennings
I'd like to see Mr. Jazbo Williams.
Yes, Ma'am. That's me.