Oroville Area Chamber of Commerce - Event Information
Perry Mason Days
A celebration of the life and times of former Oroville resident Erle Stanley Gardner. Garner was a successful defense attorney who later became the prolific author of the Perry Mason mystery novels, creator of the Perry Mason TV series, and found of The Court of Last Resort, a group similar to today's Innocence Project, that specialized in assisting people who were wrongly convicted of crimes.
According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, Gardner "wrote nearly 100 detective and mystery novels that sold more than 1,000,000 copies each."
Schedule of Events:
11:00 Movie - "The Six or Seven Lives of Erle Stanley Gardner"
12:00 Buffet - By Donation
12:30 Welcome - Hedda Hopper
12:45 #1 Fan Valerie Zwien, Book Report "Off the Beaten Track in Baja"
1:00 Jim Lenhoff - "Erle at Oroville High"
1:15 Speaker - to be announced
1:45 Remarks from Guests
2:00 Drawing for Gift Baskets
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Pacific
Oroville State Theater 1489 Myers St. Oroville, CA 95965