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American Experience; Tupperware

11/14/2003

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Series
American Experience
Program
Tupperware
Program Number

1606B1

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

NOTE: Rebroadcast and repackaged for season 24 (2012), with new NOLA Code.

This program charts the origins of the small plastics company that unpredictably became a cultural phenomenon, and reveals the secret behind Tupperware's success: the women of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds who discovered they could move up in the world without leaving the house. Kathy Bates narrates. Rare archival footage of Tupperware parties, annual Tupperware Jubilees, and home movies are interwoven with the thoughtful, often humorous recollections of Tupperware salespeople and executives who experienced firsthand the company's meteoric rise. are archival footage of Tupperware parties, annual Tupperware Jubilees, and home movies are interwoven with the thoughtful, often humorous recollections of Tupperware salespeople and executives who experienced firsthand the company's meteoric rise.

Duration

00:56:16

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Tupperware,” 11/14/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_03A571D48D824701AFB321E97CE961EC.
MLA: “American Experience; Tupperware.” 11/14/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_03A571D48D824701AFB321E97CE961EC>.
APA: American Experience; Tupperware. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_03A571D48D824701AFB321E97CE961EC
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