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

Melvin and Howard, Universal ; a Linson/Phillips/Demme production ; 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 ; a Linson/Phillips/Demme production ; written by Bo Goldman ; produced by Art Linson and Don Phillips ; directed by Jonathan Demme
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
Cataloging source
VPI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tak Fujimoto ; editor, Craig McKay ; music, Bruce Langhorne
Language note
English with optional French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
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
  • 1944-2017
  • 1938-
  • 1932-
  • 1944-
  • 1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Demme, Jonathan
  • Linson, Art
  • Phillips, Don
  • Goldman, Bo
  • Le Mat, Paul
  • Robards, Jason
  • Steenburgen, Mary
  • Kehoe, Jack
  • Pollard, Michael J
  • Reed, Pamela
  • Coleman, Dabney
  • Glover, John
  • Napier, Charles
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hughes, Howard
  • DVDs, French
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • Comedy films
  • Feature films
  • Biographical films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs, Spanish
Technique
live action
Label
Melvin and Howard, Universal ; a Linson/Phillips/Demme production ; written by Bo Goldman ; produced by Art Linson and Don Phillips ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Includes theatrical trailers
  • Rated R
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9780783299945
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192418921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
24189
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61364798
  • (OCoLC)61364798
System details
DVD video; Dolby digital mono; widescreen presentation (1.85:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Melvin and Howard, Universal ; a Linson/Phillips/Demme production ; written by Bo Goldman ; produced by Art Linson and Don Phillips ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1980
  • Includes theatrical trailers
  • Rated R
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9780783299945
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192418921
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
24189
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm61364798
  • (OCoLC)61364798
System details
DVD video; Dolby digital mono; widescreen presentation (1.85:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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