My late grandmother used to watch the reruns of this show Perry Mason and the tv movies made in 80s. I loooved the books which I discovered about ten years ago.

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Barbara Hale was Della Street even in the books I just pictured her in all he scenes. Perfect casting choice.

Perry Mason is on MeTV weekdays we should all watch it in her memory or read a novel.

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https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/27/arts/television/barbara-hale-who-played-perry-masons-loyal-secretary-dies-at-94.html

She was every bit his partner not just secretary. She is now with Raymond Burr and William Hopper.