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Melvin and Howard [videorecording] / Universal
DVDs DVDs | Universal Studios Home Video | c2004 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD M COMEDY)
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Imprint
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Video, c2004.
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Note
In English, with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Paul Le Mat, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Jack Kehoe, Michael J. Pollard, Pamela Reed, Dabney Coleman, John Glover, Charles Napier.
Credits
Writer, Bo Goldman ; producers, Art Linson and Don Phillips ; director, Jonathan Demme ; cinematographer, Tak Fujimoto; music, Bruce Langhorne; editor, Craig McKay.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features: theatrical trailer; audio commentary with director Jonathan Demme and production designer Toby Rafelson; talent bios.
Awards
Academy Award (1980): best supporting actress (Steenburgen); best original screenplay.
Audience
MPAA rating: R.
Summary
Based on a true story, hard-luck milkman Melvin Dummar picks up a bum in the Nevada desert. The old man claims to be Howard Hughes and eight years later, Dummar finds himself a beneficiary in the Hughes will. Dummar becomes an instant celebrity while trying to cash in on the fortune.
Local Note
MW, 4-12
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ISBN
078329994X
9780783299945
ISBN/ISSN
025192418921
Music #
24189 Universal Studios Home Video
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