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The star appliance salesman in the U.S. is a blonde named Betty Furness. In her TV apartment, a kind of electrified Utopia, she shows the American housewife how wonderfully easy life can be—if she has the right gadgets. Fashionably dressed to look the way a housewife would like to look if she only had time, Betty crawls into bed to show off her electric blanket, washes clothes and dishes, plays How Dry I Am on her electric dryer, and peers into ovens—all without disturbing a lock of Her carefully curled hair....

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