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Death of a Salesman

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First showing on network television.
The film version of Arthur Miller's classic drama
starring Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich
Willy Loman, having reached middle age, has spent his life in pursuit of the American dream and has been rewarded with an undistinguished career as a travelling salesman, his wife Linda and two sons, Biff and Happy.
('The Salesman Goes to China' at 11.05pm)
Feature: page 12
Barryn Norman: page 17
(Ceefax subtitles)

Contributors

Writer: Arthur Miller
Director: Volker Schlondorff
Willy Loman: Dustin Hoffman
Biff: John Malkovich
Linda Loman: Kate Reid
Happy: Stephen Lang

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Death of a Salesman

BBC Two England, 5 May 1990 20.15






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