XINHUA: Creator of TV's famous attorney Perry Mason to go under forensic microscope in Manchester

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Release date: 16/4/2019

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LONDON, April 15 (Xinhua) -- An academic historian from Britain's University of Manchester is to delve into the creator of a famous television attorney whose stories were influenced by his early legal work representing the Chinese community in California's Oxnard district.

Forensic science historian Professor Ian Burney is to study the influence of Erle Stanley Gardner, creator of renowned fictional attorney Perry Mason, in a bid to reveal the roots of a fascination with stories about wrongful criminal conviction.

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TitleCreator of TV's famous attorney Perry Mason to go under forensic microscope in Manchester
Media name/outletXinhua
Media typeWeb
CountryChina
Date16/04/19
DescriptionLONDON, April 15 (Xinhua) -- An academic historian from Britain's University of Manchester is to delve into the creator of a famous television attorney whose stories were influenced by his early legal work representing the Chinese community in California's Oxnard district.

Forensic science historian Professor Ian Burney is to study the influence of Erle Stanley Gardner, creator of renowned fictional attorney Perry Mason, in a bid to reveal the roots of a fascination with stories about wrongful criminal conviction.
URLwww.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-04/16/c_137979928.htm
PersonsIan Burney