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Melvin and Howard (19-Sep-1980)

Director: Jonathan Demme

Writer: Bo Goldman

Keywords: Comedy

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Martine Beswick
26-Sep-1941   One Million Years B.C.
Dabney Coleman
3-Jan-1932   Moustache from 9 To 5
Herbie Faye
2-Feb-1899 28-Jun-1980 Cpl. Fender on The Phil Silvers Show
John Glover
7-Aug-1944   Lionel Luthor on Smallville
Gloria Grahame
28-Nov-1923 5-Oct-1981 The Bad and the Beautiful
Paul Le Mat
22-Sep-1946   Melvin in Melvin and Howard
Charles Napier
12-Apr-1936 5-Oct-2011 Duke Phillips on The Critic
Michael J. Pollard
30-May-1939   Bonnie and Clyde
Pamela Reed
2-Apr-1949   Gail Green on Jericho
Jason Robards
26-Jul-1922 26-Dec-2000 All The President's Men
Mary Steenburgen
8-Feb-1953   Goin' South


Review by anonymous (posted on 25-Apr-2006)

Melvin and Howard filmed in Utah 1980. I was there, my husband played crowd control, and 2 of my children actually appear briefly in the movie...being there as it was filmed, and then seeing it on the screen at the drive-in movies...I can say that this was a well done movie considering the circumstances surrounding it. Is it true, yes it is, however, Melvin was not the brightest bulb on the tree, he was offered money to not claim this will, but refused, which cause alot of the unbelief that followed. He was a simple man that I spoke to on numerous occasions, because he was a singer in Ogden, just like my husband. It is unfortunate that he did not get what was rightfully his, for a really helping Howard Hughes get to Vegas

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