Melvin and Howard

"OK"

Melvin and Howard Review


Much less fun than I'd remembered: Melvin and Howard is the true-ish about Melvin Dummar (Paul Le Mat), a guy who claims to have picked up a desert wanderer... who in turns claimed to have been Howard Hughes (Jason Robards). Dummar later claimed to receive a letter from Hughes, willing his fortune to him. The courts disagreed. This movie, however, isn't much about that. The bulk concerns Melvin's life in the time between the pickup and the will, namely his quest to be Milkman of the Month, and his wife's white-trash ways. More time with Hughes would have been highly preferable.


Melvin and Howard

Facts and Figures

Run time: 95 mins

In Theaters: Friday 19th September 1980

Production compaines: Universal Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Fresh: 17 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Howard Hughes, as Melvin Dummar, as Darcy Dummar, as Lynda Dummar, as Clark Taylor, Melvin E. Dummar as Bus Depot Counterman, as Little Red


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