Movies: The L. & H. Cult

Two door-to-door salesmen give hard sell to homeowner. Homeowner objects, nonchalantly removes one salesman's watch, admires it, and then smashes it on doorstep. Salesman mulls, then casually breaks off section of door frame. Homeowner reflects, then rips off salesman's shirt. Other salesman blinks, frowns, and throws brick through window. Homeowner throws brick through windshield of salesmen's car. Salesmen attack homeowner's piano with axes, swat vases with spade handles. Homeowner tears off car headlights, doors, gas tank and sets auto ablaze. Salesmen demolish house, dig up lawn, hack down trees and shrubbery....

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