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Salesman

1968 Rated NR 1hr 30m

Before delivering Gimme Shelter, cinema verité filmmakers Charlotte Zwerin and brothers Albert and David Maysles hatched this culturally significant documentary examining the utterly American profession of the traveling salesman. The film follows four reps of the Mid-American Bible Company as they peddle gold-embossed versions of "the Word" to families with little interest in fancy scriptures, providing a searing portrait of life on the road.

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Movie Details

Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; audio commentary by Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin; filmography; 1968 Jack Kroll TV interview with David and Albert Maysles.