Death of a Salesman Movies & Media Adaptations

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Death of a Salesman was adapted as a film in 1952. This version was produced by Stanley Kramer and directed by Laslo Benedek. It starred Frednc March as Willy, Mildred Dunnock as Linda, Kevin McCarthy as Biff, and Cameron Mitchell as Happy.

A made-for-television version was filmed in 1966. Lee J. Cobb plays Willy; David Susskind was the producer.

A made-for-television version was also filmed in 1986. It stars Dustin Hoffman as Willy and John Malkovich as Biff. It is available through Video Learning Library, Facets Multimedia, and Warner Home Video.

A documentary, Private Conversations on the Set of Death of a Salesman, was also produced based on the 1986 version with Hoffman. Arthur Miller is featured as well as the actors. It is available from Karl-Lonmar Home Video.

A sound recording of the play was also produced by Decca in 1950.

Another sound recording is available from Caedmon, which was produced from...

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