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Restoration funding provided by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and The Film Foundation

Death of a Salesman (1951)

Death of a Salesman (1952)
August 9, 2013 - 7:30 pm
Larry King.

Directed by Laslo Benedek

Securing the rights to Arthur Miller’s hit play about failed salesman Willie Loman was an early coup for producer Stanley Kramer in his fast-rising career.  Conceived as a faithful transposition of the play (even featuring original cast members Mildred Dunnock and Kevin McCarthy), the iconoclastic film boldly dramatized Miller’s themes of hubris, and represented an early bid by the producer for material of relevance and importance.

Columbia Pictures Corp. Producer: Stanley Kramer. Based on the play by Arthur Miller. Screenwriter: Stanley Roberts. Cinematographer: Frank Planer. Editor: William Lyon. Cast: Fredric March, Mildred Dunnock, Kevin McCarthy, Cameron Mitchell, Howard Smith.

35mm, b/w, 115 min.

Note:  Restored in 4K at Colorworks; Color Correction by David H. Bernstein; 4K Scanning by Deluxe; Digital Image Restoration by Prasad Corporation; Digital Audio Restoration by Chace Audio by Deluxe.