A 1966 television film adapted from a play by Arthur Miller.
Lee J. Cobb and Mildred Dunnock re-create their Broadway roles in Arthur Miller's contemporary tragedy about the downfall and defeat of a man and his way of life.
Willy Loman, 63, is a Brooklyn salesman who has always talked and thought big. The important things in his life are to be "well liked" and to make money. But after 36 years of devoting his life to the company, Willy is tired, and exhausted in mind, body and spirit. He has begun talking to himself. And, during the next two days, he talks out his entire life.
"Death of a Salesman" opened in 1949, and won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award and Pulitzer Prize.
Produced by David Susskind.
First TV Special for Anne Bancroft. The Multi-faceted female personality is etched in cameos featuring Anne Bancroft and a star-studded assemblage of gentlemen friends. Anne Bancroft, Dick Shawn, John McGiver, Jack Cassidy, Lee J. Cobb, David Susskind
September 16, 1965-May 24, 1974. A variety hour hosted by Dean Martin. Several of the shows were celebrity "roasts," set at a banquet table, in which the guest of honor was showered with insults by other celebs. Regulars of the series included pianist Ken Lane (1965-1972), Kay Medford, Lou Jacobi, The Golddiggers, Marian Mercer (1971-1972), Tom Bosley (1971-1972), Rodney Dangerfield (1972-1973), Dom DeLuise (1972-1973), and Nipsey Russell (1972-1974).