The Case of the Singing Skirt Author:Erle Stanley Gardner The singing skirt's name was Ellen Robb: — Age - about twenty-five. — Occupation - singer in a night club. — Figure - superb. — The first time she came to Perry Mason's office she was dressed in a tight-fitting sweater, an apron which ended some six inches above her knees and a black leotard. She claimed she had been framed by her boss because she w... more »ouldn't cheat a sucker in a card game.
Mason helped her that time.
But she was back soon, this time claiming someone had planted a gun in her luggage. She had it with her.
Mason was intrigued and, without Ellen knowing it, he substituted a gun of his own for the one she had brought. He shouldn't have done it.
Ellen Robb was charged with murder and Hamilton Burger, the D.A., claimed he could prove that the fatal bullet had come from Perry Mason's gun!« less