Traveling Man

Overview

John Lithgow sets aside his patented drooling villainy to play the sympathetic title character in Traveling Man. Beset by business and marital problems, salesman Lithgow feels as though he's at the end of his rope. But it's at this point that he avoids the Willy Loman syndrome by realizing that there's more to life than a smile and a shoeshine. Fade-out salvation arrives in the lovely form of Margaret Colin. Jonathan Silverman co-stars as Lithgow's eager-beaver assistant, while John Glover is slime personified as...
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Overview

John Lithgow sets aside his patented drooling villainy to play the sympathetic title character in Traveling Man. Beset by business and marital problems, salesman Lithgow feels as though he's at the end of his rope. But it's at this point that he avoids the Willy Loman syndrome by realizing that there's more to life than a smile and a shoeshine. Fade-out salvation arrives in the lovely form of Margaret Colin. Jonathan Silverman co-stars as Lithgow's eager-beaver assistant, while John Glover is slime personified as the sales manager. Written for television by David Taylor, Traveling Man debuted June 24, 1989, over the HBO Cable service.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/21/2012
  • UPC: 883316453537
  • Original Release: 1989
  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 90,154

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Margaret Colin Joanna Reath
John Glover Chick Beeler
John Lithgow Ben Cluett
Jonathan Silverman Billy Fox
Dawn Arnemann Cora
Suzi Bass Cafe Waitress
Jerry Campbell Lydell
Marc Clement Harry Palatka
Diana Craig
David Dwyer Hunt
J. Don Ferguson Riker
Saundra Franks Molly
Jennifer Hale Joey
John M. Jackson Joe Blagdon
Danny Nelson Ackerman
Bob Penny John Parsons
Chynna Phillips Mona Voight
Johnny Popwell Sr. Dick Duffy
Alex Van Buddy
William Wages Salesman
Tim Ware Harve Stratton
Technical Credits
Irvin Kershner Director
Fred Barron Associate Producer
Miles Goodman Score Composer
Thomas M. Hammel Producer
Sidney Katz Editor
Virginia Katz Editor
Junie Lowry-Johnson Casting
Sandy Reynolds-Wasco Set Decoration/Design
Jacqueline Saint Anne Costumes/Costume Designer
David Taylor Producer, Screenwriter
William Wages Cinematographer
David Wasco Production Designer
Ron Wilson Art Director
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