A lesson on the use of the telephone in business. John Cleese shows how best to offend a customer and drive him away over the phone. As well, he gives five simple rules on how to be helpful to customers. Cast includes John Cleese, Dilys Watling, Vivienne Martin, Jacqueline Tong, Norman Bird.
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