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Death of a Salesman (1966)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  8 May 1966 (USA)
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An abridged award-winning TV adaptation of a famous play about an aging traveling salesman who's on the verge of a nervous breakdown. His job is gone and his family hates him for never being there. He tries mending things with them.

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An abridged award-winning TV adaptation of a famous play about an aging traveling salesman who's on the verge of a nervous breakdown. His job is gone and his family hates him for never being there. He tries mending things with them.

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In his autobiography "Timebends", Arthur Miller says that Lee J. Cobb was his favorite Willy Loman. See more »

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Version of Tod eines Handlungsreisenden (1963) See more »

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Lee J. Cobb was the best Willy Loman by far!
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Arthur Miller's play is an American classic, timeless and poignant. I've seen three film/TV and one stage version of the play. Lee J. Cobb's performance is the most powerful and frightening, comparable to his earlier performance in "12 Angry Men". As far as the character of Willy Loman and the sales profession a recommended viewing of "Glengarry Glen Ross" would be enlightening.


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