Salesman In Beijing

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Recorded at the BBC in 1984, Arthur Miller reads from his account of his journey to Beijing to direct a production of his play Death of a Salesman.

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Miller meets the cast.

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Salesman in Beijing.

Recorded at the BBC in 1984, Arthur Miller reads from his account of his journey to Beijing to direct his play Death of a Salesman.

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The players begin to find their way.

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Salesman in Beijing.

Recorded at the BBC in 1984, Arthur Miller reads from his account of the journey to Beijing to direct his play Death of a Salesman.

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The absence of make-up on Chinese actors playing foreigners proves an artistic breakthrough for Miller's Beijing production, and the enterprise is rewarded by the unveiling of rich connections between two contrasting cultures.