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Melvin and Howard

Released in the United States September 19, 1980

95 minutes -Color

This movie interlaces the stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio. Paul LeMat is the local CB coordinator who has time for little else in his life. His father, Roberts Blossom is a sour old man who is nice on the radio. Charles Napier is a trucker hospitalized after an accident, with hilarious consequences.
Description: IMDB

Some of the Cast

Jason Robards
as Howard Hughes

Paul Le Mat
as Melvin Dummar

Elizabeth Cheshire
as Darcy Dummar

Mary Steenburgen
as Lynda Dummar

The Director: Jonathan Demme - Writer: Bo Goldman
Production Company: Universal Pictures
Filming locations: Gabbs, NV - Las Vegas, NV - Ogden, UT - Reno, NV - Willard, UT