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

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

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
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on a supposedly 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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated R
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
M42 1999
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
  • 1932-
  • 1944-2017
  • 1934-2020
  • 1932-
  • 1944-
  • 1936-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Goldman, Bo
  • Linson, Art
  • Phillips, Don
  • 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
  • Dummar, Melvin
  • Hughes, Howard
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Melvin and Howard, Universal ; written by Bo Goldman ; produced by Art Linson and Don Phillips ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (videorecording)
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
Bar code
  • 31223130114599
  • 31223130114623
  • 31223130114607
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9780783299945
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192418921
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DV10923
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43594393
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono; widescreen presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Melvin and Howard, Universal ; written by Bo Goldman ; produced by Art Linson and Don Phillips ; directed by Jonathan Demme, (videorecording)
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
Bar code
  • 31223130114599
  • 31223130114623
  • 31223130114607
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Isbn
9780783299945
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192418921
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
DV10923
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)43594393
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby digital mono; widescreen presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs
Video recording format
DVD

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