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Melvin and Howard Movie Review Summary

Actors: Paul Le Mat, Mary Steenburgen, Jason Robards

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Melvin Dummar (Le Mat), a milkman on his nightly route, picks up an old hitchhiker on the road who has gotten into a motorcycle accident. The old man (Robards) claims to be billionaire Howard Hughes, but Melvin doesn't really believe him. However, when Howard Hughes dies and Melvin gets part of the will, he becomes a nationally known figure as he tries to get his inheritance.
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Comedy or Parody about    -   rags to riches

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee    -   ignorant small town people Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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