The Case of the Velvet Claws

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The Case of the Velvet Claws
Lobby card
Directed byWilliam Clemens
Produced byHenry Blanke (uncredited)
Screenplay byTom Reed
Based onThe Case of the Velvet Claws
1933 novel
by Erle Stanley Gardner[1]
StarringWarren William
Claire Dodd
Wini Shaw
Music byBernhard Kaun
Heinz Roemheld
CinematographySidney Hickox
Edited byJack Saper
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
August 15, 1936
Running time
63 minutes
CountryUnited States

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.

Plot summary[edit]

Mason finally marries his longtime secretary Della Street, but has to cut their honeymoon short in order to defend a woman accused of murder.


Home media[edit]

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. The box set can also be purchased through[2]


  1. ^ Gardner, Erle Stanley (1985). The Case of the Velvet Claws. ISBN 9780345323170.
  2. ^

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