Bill Porter, a man afflicted with cerebral palsy, is desperate to find a job despite his condition. He uses his sense of humor, determination and winning spirit to convince a manager to hire him as a door-to-door salesman for Watkins, a supplier of household items and baking products. Porter walks several miles every day on his sales route, eventually working his way into the hearts of his customers. This film is based on a true story.
Did You Know?
In 1955, Bill Porter's parents were founding members of what became United Cerebral Palsy Association of Oregon & SW Washington. See more
When Shelly is stepping into the shower you can see her brown bathing suit bottoms. See more
A traveling salesman passes a farmhouse, and he sees a pig with a wooden leg. He says to the farmer, what's with the wooden leg? The farmer says, well that's a very special pig. A fews months back our house caught fire, and the pig came and woke us up and saved my whole family. So the salesman says, but why the wooden leg? Well hold on, the farmer says. My little girl was playing in the road, and one of those logging trucks lost his brakes, and the pig ran out and dragged her to safety. Well, ...
Inspired by the true life story of Bill Porter See more
Version of Door to Door
You Are So Beautiful
Written by Dennis Wilson
, Bruce Fisher
and Billy Preston
Performed by Joe Cocker
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more