A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Incompetent door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesmen become enlisted without their knowledge.
Joe McDoakes begins a new job as a vacuum cleaner salesman but can't seem to sell any.
Ham, a con-artist, makes a less-than-friendly bet with Joseph, a missionary, that he can persuade more people to believe in Jesus than Joseph. As the two salesmen go door to door, they never know who they will find on the other side.
Sometimes the true heroes in our lives are those people who inspire us not with their superhuman accomplishments but simply by their refusal to give up in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds and the dignity in which they go about their lives. Bill Porter is one of those heroes. Born with cerebral palsy, he was told for many years that he was unemployable. But with the unwavering support of a dedicated mother and an indomitable spirit that has become his trademark, Porter did support himself as a door-to-door salesman in Portland, Ore.
Based on a true story about about a man who was told for many years that he was not employable, but threw all of his effort into working as a door-to-door salesman. Despite the pain attributed to his cerebral palsy, he walked eight to ten miles a day to meet his customers and achieved the highest sales for his company.