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Salesman

(DVD - 2001 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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"A landmark documentary ... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door salesman. While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Holy Word, Paul Brennan and his colleagues target the beleaguered masses, then face the demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the road. Following Brennan on his daily rounds, the Maysles discover a real-life Willy Loman, walking the line from hype to despair"--Promotional materials.
Title: Salesman
[videorecording]
Published: [Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision Entertainment, c2001.
Edition: RSDL dual-layer ed.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (91 min.) :,sd., b&w ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: DVD release of the 1968 motion picture.
Special features: New transfer with restored image; audio commentary by directors Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin; 1968 Jack Kroll television interview with David and Albert Maysles about Salesman; "The rabbit" on NPR's Weekend edition (2000); behind-the-scenes photographs; theatrical trailer; filmographies.
Summary: "A landmark documentary ... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door salesman. While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Holy Word, Paul Brennan and his colleagues target the beleaguered masses, then face the demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the road. Following Brennan on his daily rounds, the Maysles discover a real-life Willy Loman, walking the line from hype to despair"--Promotional materials.
Audience: MPAA rating Not rated.
Local Note: 1
ISBN: 0780024281
Branch Call Number: DVD 381.092 SAL
Statement of Responsibility: Janus Films, a Maysles Films Inc. production ; a film by David Maysles, Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin
Credits: Director of photography, Albert Maysles ; editors, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin.
Performers: Paul Brennan, Charles McDevitt, James Baker, Raymond Martos.
System Details: DVD, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Other Language: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Headings: Brennan, Paul Video recordings. McDevitt, Charles Video recordings. Baker, James Video recordings. Martos, Raymond Video recordings. Sales personnel Biography Video recordings. Door-to-door selling Biography Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Topical Term: Sales personnel
Door-to-door selling
Publisher No: SAL120
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