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Door to Door Salesman

Don't get caught cold by cold calling – this TV public information short advises caution before buying on the doorstep

Public Information Filler 1961 1 mins


Ever had a good experience with doorstep salespeople? Maybe you were lucky, but the doorstep has never seemed the best place for a sensible sales decision – which is exactly why companies use it. Television is the perfect medium for exposing tricks of the trade to mass audiences. Less acceptable is the barely veiled assumption that it's foolish housewives signing up to purchases with their hard-working husbands' money.