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The Court of Last Resort is an American television dramatized court show which aired on the NBC from 1957 through 1958. It was co-produced by Erle Stanley Gardner's Paisano Productions, which also brought forth the long-running hit television program, Perry Mason on CBS. Its approach to dealing with potential miscarriages of justice in an entirely extra-judicial format was adopted by the BBC series Rough Justice in the 1980s.

  1. Erle Stanley Gardner


Series Cast

  1. Lyle Bettger

    Lyle Bettger

    Sam Larsen

    26 Episodes

  2. Carleton Young

    Carleton Young

    Harry Steeger

    26 Episodes

  3. Robert H. Harris

    Robert H. Harris

    Raymond Schindler,

    26 Episodes

  4. S. John Launer

    S. John Launer

    Marshall Houts,

    26 Episodes

  5. John Maxwell

    John Maxwell

    Alex Gregory

    26 Episodes

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Season 1

1957 | 26 Episodes

Season 1 of The Court of Last Resort premiered on October 4, 1957.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m



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