The Resource Melvin and Howard, Universal ; written by Bo Goldman ; produced by Art Linson and Don Phillips ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (DVD)

Melvin and Howard, Universal ; written by Bo Goldman ; produced by Art Linson and Don Phillips ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (DVD)

Label
Melvin and Howard
Title
Melvin and Howard
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; written by Bo Goldman ; produced by Art Linson and Don Phillips ; directed by Jonathan Demme
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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
Awards note
Academy Award (1980): best supporting actress (Steenburgen); best original screenplay.
Cataloging source
JFN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Tak Fujimoto; music, Bruce Langhorne; editor, Craig McKay
Intended audience
Rated R
PerformerNote
Cast: Paul Le Mat, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Jack Kehoe, Michael J. Pollard, Pamela Reed, Dabney Coleman, John Glover, Charles Napier
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1938-
  • 1932-
  • 1944-
  • 1936-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Demme, Jonathan
  • Le Mat, Paul
  • Robards, Jason
  • Steenburgen, Mary
  • Kehoe, Jack
  • Pollard, Michael J
  • Reed, Pamela
  • Coleman, Dabney
  • Glover, John
  • Napier, Charles
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hughes, Howard
  • Comedy films
  • Biographical films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Melvin and Howard, Universal ; written by Bo Goldman ; produced by Art Linson and Don Phillips ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: theatrical trailer; audio commentary with director Jonathan Demme and production designer Toby Rafelson; talent bios
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm43594393
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DV10923
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ACY-9128
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; widescreen presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Melvin and Howard, Universal ; written by Bo Goldman ; produced by Art Linson and Don Phillips ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1980
  • Special features: theatrical trailer; audio commentary with director Jonathan Demme and production designer Toby Rafelson; talent bios
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm43594393
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DV10923
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ACY-9128
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; widescreen presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs
Video recording format
laserdisc

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