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Jonathan Demme

Melvin and Howard

Edition 1982
95' - 1980 - Drama, Comedy - Dialogue: English
Director: Jonathan Demme Composer: Bruce Langhorne With: Jason Robards, Paul Le Mat, Elizabeth Cheshire
This movie tells the possibly true story of Melvin E. Dummar. Melvin is a nice guy, but he is a total loser: unlucky, impractical and can't keep a job. One night, however, he helps an old man who has had a motorcycle accident in the desert. Melvin laughs when the old man says he is Howard Hughes, the eccentric multimillionaire. But when Howard Hughes dies, Melvin is mailed a will leaving him part of the estate!

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Credits

Director

Jonathan Demme

Composer

Bruce Langhorne

With

Jason Robards, Paul Le Mat, Elizabeth Cheshire

Scenario

Bo Goldman

Director of Photography

Tak Fujimoto

Editor

Craig McKay

Producer

Art Linson, Don Phillips

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1980

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