Melvin and Howard
(DVD)

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Indian Prairie Public Library District - 1st Floor - DVDsDVD COMEDY MELVINOn Shelf
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Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English

Notes

General Note
Originally released as motion picture in 1980.
General Note
Special features: theatrical trailer; audio commentary with director Jonathan Demme and production designer Toby Rafelson; talent bios.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematographer, Tak Fujimoto; music, Bruce Langhorne; editor, Craig McKay.
Participants/Performers
Cast: Paul Le Mat, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Jack Kehoe, Michael J. Pollard, Pamela Reed, Dabney Coleman, John Glover, Charles Napier.
Description
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.
System Details
DVD; Dolby digital mono; widescreen presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
Awards
Academy Award (1980): best supporting actress (Steenburgen); best original screenplay.
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DVD

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Demme, J., Le Mat, P., Robards, J., Steenburgen, M., Kehoe, J., Pollard, M. J., Reed, P., Coleman, D., Glover, J., & Napier, C. (1999). Melvin and Howard . Anchor Bay Entertainment [distributor].

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jonathan Demme et al.. 1999. Melvin and Howard. Troy, MI: Anchor Bay Entertainment [distributor].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jonathan Demme et al.. Melvin and Howard Troy, MI: Anchor Bay Entertainment [distributor], 1999.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Demme, Jonathan, et al. Melvin and Howard Anchor Bay Entertainment [distributor], 1999.

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