Pitch People


1h 27m 2000

Brief Synopsis

The men and women who make a living selling products by way of a visual pitch are considered by some to be working in the world's second oldest profession. Through the voices of pitch people themselves, this documentary shows where the pitch world came from, how it spread to the ocean-front boardwal

Film Details

Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Synopsis

The men and women who make a living selling products by way of a visual pitch are considered by some to be working in the world's second oldest profession. Through the voices of pitch people themselves, this documentary shows where the pitch world came from, how it spread to the ocean-front boardwalks and state fairs, and how it has been re-born in the electronic age.

Film Details

Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at the IFP Market/(IFFM) in New York City September 15-22, 2000.

Shown at the Mill Valley Film Festival in Mill Valley, California October 5-15, 2000.

Shown in Los Angeles (American Cinematheque) as part of series "The Alternative Screen: A Forum For Independent Film Exhibition and Beyond..." June 14, 2001.

35mm

color

Dolby Digital