DVD - 2001
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"A landmark documentary.... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door slesman. 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.
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision Entertainment, [2001], c1968
Edition: RSDL dual-layer ed
Description: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN: 9780780024281
Branch Call Number: DVD 381.092 Sal


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cals_readers Oct 24, 2016

Imagine Willy Loman selling Holy Bibles door-to-door. Yes, it's a grim prospect and some of it is uncomfortable to watch. Still, it's worth a second look in light of the recent Documentary NOW! episode The Globesman.

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