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Armchair Theatre: Foot In The Door (ITV 1969, Frank Finlay)

Foot in the Door

Comedy drama Foot In The Door was made for the Armchair Theatre strand of plays and focused on former schoolteacher turned travelling salesman David Field who has a real problem with knocking on doors and is convinced he is not cut out to be a salesman; His cousin, who just happens to be a real sales pro, is drafted in to help.

The young Jack Wild, then riding high thanks to the movie version of Oliver, pops up here as a schoolboy.

production details
UK | ITV Network – Thames

RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes | NUMBER OF EPISODES: 1 | AIRDATE: Monday 13 January 1969 @ 8.30pm

PRODUCTION DESIGN: Tony Borer | STORY EDITOR: George Markstien | PRODUCER: Leonard White | DIRECTOR: Kim Mills

cast
Frank Finlay as David Field
Frances Cohen as Housewife
Lesley Nunnerley as Betty Field
Joe Melia as Alec Braham
Margaret Courtenay as Mrs Dawson
Ray Browne as Fred
Margery Mason as Mother
Brenda Lawrence as Jane
Jacqueline Maude as Mary
John Rye as Jerry
Peter Cartwright as Jim
Bryan Robson as Dylan
Pam Ruddock as Madge
Jack Wild as Schoolboy