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  • DVD 381.092 S1639 (CEN)

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RSDL dual-layer ed.


Paul Brennan, Charles McDevitt, James Baker, Raymond Martos.

Publication Information

Home Vision Entertainment,

Physical Description

1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.


This 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.


DVD format ; Dolby digital mono.

Videodisc release of the 1968 motion picture.

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Not rated.

Special features include: New high-definition digital transfer, with restored picture and sound ; audio commentary by filmmakers Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin ; 1968 Jack Kroll television interview with David and Albert Maysles ; "The rabbit" on NPR's Weekend edition (2000) ; behind-the-scenes photographs ; theatrical trailer ; filmographies.

Presented in a standard format, aspect ratio 1.33:1.

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