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Release: 2006-12-14
The Pursuit of Happyness
Cold Calling Scene
Clip Description
Chris (Will Smith) decides to go about cold calling differently then others at the firm, Chris works from the top to the bottom. Since Chris only has 6 hours instead of 9 hours like everyone else, Chris doesn't hang up the phone between calls.
Movie Description
Based on a true story about a man named Christopher Gardner, who has invested heavily in a device known as a "Bone Density scanner". However, the devices do not sell as they are just marginally better than the current technology at a much higher price. As Gardner tries to figure out how to sell them, his wife leaves him, he loses his house, his bank account, and credit cards. Forced to live out in the streets with his son, Gardner is now desperate to find a steady job; he takes on a job as a stockbroker, but before he can receive pay, he needs to go through 6 months of training, and to sell his devices.
Columbia Pictures Corporation