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Pitch People

  • Release Date: Jul 29, 1999
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 27 min.
  • Genres: Documentary


The fine art of selling housewares has a long and surprisingly lively history, and this documentary takes a look at the folks who helped to bring you gadgets for use around the house. Pitch People traces this side of the salesman's trade back to the days when drummers hawked gadgets at carnivals and on street corners (in an interview, Ed McMahon explains how he pitched goods to folks on the boardwalk in Atlantic City alongside Jack Klugman and more