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Cold Calls

Dublin Core

Title

Cold Calls

Ad Item Type Metadata

Identifier

e*trade.1999.cold calls

Corporation

Year

1999

Title

Cold Calls

Keywords

cold calls, stocks, trading, investing, online, humor, alienation, self-employed, independence

Transcription

Man gets up at 4:41 A.M. Briefcase in hand heads into NYC (note Twin Towers). He rides a crowded subway and a packed elevator to get to a desk in a large room where he starts making cold calls. Phone ringing.
Man: “Hello Ms. Gruber, can I interest in some wonderful opportunities in the stock market?” The phone clicks from the other end.
Onscreen title card: How come he still has to work?
Male voiceover: It’s time for e*Trade, sign up by December 31st and get a $100 holiday bonus.

URL

http://www.landscapesofcapital.com/media/e*trade.1999.cold calls.mov

Citation

"Cold Calls," in Landscapes of Capital, Item #1287, http://landscapesofcapital.com/items/show/1287 (accessed October 21, 2017).