The Case of the Lucky Legs

The Case of the Lucky Legs

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Archie Mayo
Produced by Henry Blanke
Written by Jerome Chodorov (adaptation)
Brown Holmes
Ben Markson
Based on The Case of the Lucky Legs
1934 novel
by Erle Stanley Gardner
Starring Warren William
Genevieve Tobin
Patricia Eills
Lyle Talbot
Music by Leo F. Forbstein
Cinematography Tony Gaudio
Edited by James Gibbon
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Release dates
  • October 5, 1935 (1935-10-05)
Running time
77 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Case of the Lucky Legs is a 1935 mystery film, the third in a series of Perry Mason films starring Warren William as the famed lawyer.


Margie Clune wins the "Lucky Legs" beauty contest concocted by Frank Patton, but has trouble collecting her $1,000 prize when the promoter skips town. It turns out it is all a scam he has pulled before. When he later turns up stabbed to death, she is a strong suspect.


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 Velvet Claws, 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.

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