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So You Want to Be a Salesman (1947)

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Short | 10 min | Comedy, Short

Joe McDoakes is new at selling vacuum cleaners and, despite using every technique and approach in the manual, he fails to sell even one, as his wife also refuses to buy one. He is fired and ends up doing singing commercials on the radio.
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Director
Richard L. Bare (as Richard Bare)
Writer
Richard L. Bare (as Richard Bare)
Cinematographer
Frederick Gately (as Fred Gately)
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Updated Sep 13, 1947

Release date
Sep 13, 1947 (United States)

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9 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
George O'Hanlon
Joe McDoakes Joe McDoakes   See fewer
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Art Gilmore
Narrator (voice) Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Leon Alton
Salesman (uncredited) Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Bremen
Sales Manager's Assistant (uncredited) Sales Manager's Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Harker
Alice McDoakes (uncredited) Alice McDoakes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rose Plumer
First Customer (uncredited) First Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Stanhope
Sales Manager (uncredited) Sales Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Third Customer (uncredited) Third Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lottie Williams
Second Customer (uncredited) Second Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 79 votes