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Death of a Salesman (1951)

Death of a Salesman

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Release Date: Dec 20, 1951 Wide

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Movie Info

In this film, Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize-winning play is brought to the screen by producer Stanley Kramer. Salesman Willy Loman has spent his entire life pursuing success, only to find himself a middle-aged failure. The shock of this realization causes Willy's mind to wander between the past and the present.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama , Classics
Directed By: ,
Written By: Stanley Roberts
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Cast


as Willy Loman

as Linda Loman

as Happy Loman

as Charley

as Bernard

as Stanley

as Miss Francis

as Howard Wagner

as Miss Forsythe

as Subway Guard
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Critic Reviews for Death of a Salesman

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | March 5, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Despite five Oscar nominations, this film version of Miller's best-known play is too static and stagy, and Fredric March is miscast as Willy Loman

Full Review… | August 9, 2012
EmanuelLevy.Com

A shattering experience, fueled by Fredric March's brilliant interpretation of Willy Loman.

Full Review… | March 1, 2005
Film Threat

Full Review… | March 5, 2005
Film4

Audience Reviews for Death of a Salesman

½

A disappointing interpretation of a fabulous play. The film makers never successfully translate this into a different medium and it takes away from the gravity. March, the star of every single 30s film (or so it seems) is poor in his depiction of Loman.

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